The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Bracewell LLP

711 LOUISIANA STREET, STE 2300, HOUSTON, TX 77002, USA
Tel:
Work +1 713 223 2300
Fax:
Fax +1 800 404 3970
Email:
Web:
www.bracewell.com

Heather Brown

Tel:
Work +1.713.221.1419
Email:
Web:
www.bracewell.com/people/heather-l-brown
Bracewell LLP

Work Department

Finance

Position

Heather Brown's practice focuses on complex financial transactions with emphasis on the energy industry. She represents both lenders and borrowers in large, syndicated and bilateral, secured and unsecured, and traditional and structured financing arrangements, including acquisition and working capital facilities, asset based loans, reserve based loans, dividend recapitalizations, institutional term loans, first and second lien arrangements, bond financing credit enhancement, project financings, and contract monetizations.

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, University of Houston Law Center, 1994; B.A., Rice University, 1991


United States: Finance

Commercial lending

Within: Commercial lending

Bracewell LLP has a good reputation for advising borrowers and lenders, particularly in complex upstream, midstream, and downstream energy related financings and refinancings. The practice is primarily based in Houston, but also has a growing team in New York following the recruitment of Nicolai Sarad and Fernando Rodriguez Marin from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP. Lender highlights include advising Crédit Agricole on the $4.9bn financing of McDermott International's all-stock combination with Chicago Bridge & Iron Company. On the borrower side, the team advised Enterprise Products Operating on two separate facilities totaling $6bn. Houston-based Dewey Gonsoulin leads the respected team, which includes the highly experienced Robin Miles in New York. Heather Brown, Stephanie Koo Song, and Jeris Brunette are other names to note.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to