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Scott N. Wulfe
Scott N. Wulfe
Partner — Mergers & Acquisitions
Partner — Mergers & Acquisitions

Scott N. Wulfe

Scott N. Wulfe

Texas Tower
845 Texas Avenue
Suite 4700
Houston, Texas 77002

Scott N. Wulfe

Experience Highlights

  • A large international energy company in the spin-off of its California oil and gas business into an independent and separately traded company

  • Oil States International in the $2.6 billion spin-off of its accommodations business, Civeo Corporation, into an independent, publicly traded company

  • Warburg Pincus in its $1.125 billion line of equity joint investment in Venari Resources, an early-stage company focused on deep water exploration and production in the Gulf of Mexico

  • Pine Brook Road Partners in its $400 million line of equity commitment to Elevation Resources Holdings, an exploration and production company focused on oil and liquids resources in the Permian Basin

  • Pine Brook Road Partners in its $400 million line of equity commitment to Forge Energy, an oil and gas exploration and production company focused on developing domestic onshore oil and gas resources, both conventional and unconventional

  • SCF Partners in its combination of five portfolio companies to form Forum Energy Technologies, a provider of manufactured and applied products to the energy industry, and simultaneous investment in the combined company

  • Oil States International in its $650 million acquisition of The MAC Services Group, a publicly traded Australia-based operator of remote-area mining accommodations

  • Global Oilfield Services, a Pine Brook Road Partners portfolio company, in its $200 million sale to Halliburton Energy Services

  • Spinnaker Exploration in the $2.5 billion sale of the company to Norsk Hydro

  • Hanover Compressor Company in its $2 billion combination with Universal


  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with high honors, 1983 (Vice-Chancellor of Chancellors; John L. and Ann Crawford Endowment Presidential Scholarship)
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., Plan II with highest honors, 1979 (Phi Beta Kappa; Beta Alpha Psi; Phi Eta Sigma)
  • Chambers Global, “Eminent Practitioner” in Corporate/M&A: International and Cross-border (USA), 2014–2022
  • Chambers USA, Corporate/M&A (Texas), 2003–2014, 2020–2022; “Eminent Practitioner” in Corporate/M&A (Texas), 2015–2018, 2021, and 2022
  • Legal 500 U.S., Private Equity Buyouts, 2011–2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Lawyer of the Year,” (Houston): Mergers & Acquisitions, 2014 and 2020; Venture Capital Law, 2012, 2020, and 2023; Corporate Law, 2010 and 2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), (Houston): Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Venture Capital Law, 1995–2023
  • Who’s Who Legal (Law Business Research Ltd.), Corporate, 2016 and 2017
  • Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2003–2019 and 2022
  • Selected to the 500 Leading Dealmakers in America, Lawdragon, 2022
  • Member of Board of Trustees: Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Board of Trustees: UT Law School Foundation
  • Governing Director: The Houston Symphony
  • Member: American Bar Association
  • Member: The American Law Institute
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