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Sarah H. Mitchell
Sarah H. Mitchell
Counsel — Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets
Counsel — Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets

Sarah H. Mitchell

Sarah H. Mitchell
Dallas

Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, TX 75201

Sarah H. Mitchell

Experience Highlights

  • Tinicum in its acquisition of Watlow, a designer and manufacturer of complete thermal systems

  • Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, in its business combination with Fisker Inc., a developer of eco-friendly electric vehicles

  • TPG Growth and The Rise Fund in their majority investment in Greenhouse, a hiring software company

  • Mercuria Investments in the $169 million acquisition of Beyond6, an alternative fuels solution platform supporting the decarbonization of heavy-truck transportation, from HC2 Holdings

  • Caelus Natural Resources Alaska, a portfolio company of Apollo Global Management, in the sale of 100 percent of the Nuna discovery, located near the Oooguruk Field in Alaska, to ConocoPhillips Alaska

  • Hygo Energy Transition in its $5 billion merger with New Fortress Energy

  • Quantum Energy Partners and Post Oak Energy Capital in the $3.6 billion sale of Oryx Midstream to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners 

  • Switchback Energy Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of NGP Capital Management, in its $2.4 billion business combination with ChargePoint, a leading electric vehicle charging network (pending)

  • TPG Pace Beneficial Finance Corp., a SPAC, in its $1.4 billion business combination with EVBox, a leading global provider of smart charging solutions for electric vehicles

  • Roan Resources in its $1 billion sale to Citizen Energy Operating, LLC, an affiliate of Warburg Pincus

  • The Carlyle Group in a $374 million investment commitment to Amp Solar Group, a Canadian-based global renewable energy platform, to support its growth in core markets in North America, Japan, Australia, Spain and the UK

  • Clovis Point Capital in a $40 million investment in NinjaCat, Inc., the leading all-in-one platform for marketing teams to store, report, monitor and analyze data at scale

  • Takkion Holdings, a subsidiary of funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, in connection with the acquisition of a majority interest in Transportation Partners & Logistics, a leading provider of logistics, transportation, and supply chain management solutions serving renewable energy and industrial markets

  • Kibo, a leader in cloud commerce solutions and a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company, in its acquisition of Certona, a provider of real-time, AI-driven omnichannel personalization software solutions

  • Morgan Stanley Energy Partners its acquisition of Specialized Desanders, a provider of sand management solutions to the oil and gas industry

  • Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital, a SPAC, in its $345 million initial public offering of units

  • Kadem Sustainable Impact Corporation, a SPAC, in its $175 million initial public offering of units

  • Tortoise Acquisition Corp. II, a SPAC, in its $345 million initial public offering of units

  • Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation, a SPAC, in its $230 million initial public offering of units

  • Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp., a SPAC, in its $552 million initial public offering of common units

  • Sentinel Energy Services Inc., a SPAC, in its $345 million initial public offering of common stock

  • Vantage Energy Acquisition Corp., a SPAC, in its $552 million initial public offering of units

  • Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP in its $500 million ATM program 

  • BP Midstream Partners LP in its $765 million initial public offering of common units 

  • Represented pharmaceutical company in connection with working capital arbitration and related indemnification claims under master purchase agreement, resulting in $700 million settlement in favor of client

  • Represented Houston museum in Hurricane Harvey claim under property and business interruption insurance policy

  • Represented major pharmaceutical company as insured in a suite of 10 ad-hoc arbitrations concerning a denial of coverage in a pharmaceutical-related insurance policy excess tower

Credentials

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2008 (Staff, Journal of Law and Gender)
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., Spanish, Honors in the College of Arts and Sciences, magna cum laude, 2005 (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Member: Dallas Bar Association, Torts and Insurance Practice Section; State Bar of Texas, Insurance Law Section
  • Oversight Board Member:  Developmental Learning Center, First United Methodist Church of Dallas, 2015-present
  • New York
  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas
  • Spanish (proficient)
  • “Everything You Want to Know About Insurance But Were Afraid to Ask,” Association for Corporate Growth’s Strategic Acquirer Summit, November 4, 2019 (panelist)
  • “Claims Session: The Claim Settlement Process,” Transaction Insurance Insights Conference – Hosted by Advisen, January 30, 2019 (panelist)
  • “The Nuts and Bolts of Representations and Warranties Insurance in M&A Transactions,” September 5, 2018 (panelist)
  • “Insuring MA Transactions,” September 5, 2018 (panelist)
  • “Representations and Warranties Insurance in Energy M&A: An Old Product Gets a New Look,” V&E Houston Office, April 11, 2018 (panelist)
  • “September 1 Changes to Texas Insurance Law for Property Claims Following Hurricane Harvey,” V&E Property Insurance Law Update E-communication, August 30, 2017 (co-author)
  • “Thoughts for Officers and Directors of E&P Companies and MLPs in 2016,” V&E website, January 19, 2016 (co-author)
  • “The Latest on Reinsurance Litigation, Arbitration and Risk Management,” Perrin Conferences Emerging Insurance Coverage & Allocation Issues in 2012 CLE Presentation, February 23, 2012 (co-authored)
  • “Chapter 31: Notice of Accident, Claim or Suit,” New Appleman Law of Liability Insurance, Matthew Bender, 2011 (co-authored)
  • “Changing Politics of Asbestos Bankruptcies,” HB Asbestos Bankruptcy Current Trends & Future Outlook CLE Presentation, October 6, 2010 (co-authored)
  • “How Bankruptcies Are Continuing to Change the Landscape of Asbestos Litigation and How to Implement Strategies in Response,” American Conference Institute 11th Annual Advanced Forum on Litigating & Managing Asbestos Claims CLE Presentation, April 21, 2010 (co-authored)
  • “Ensuring Insurer Standing to Object to Reorganization,” Law360, Guest Expert Column, August 31, 2009
  • “The Effect of Supreme Court Patent Jurisprudence on Copyright Law,” American Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section Annual Conference CLE Presentation, April 4, 2009 (co-authored)