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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10166
United States

Work Department

Capital Markets




Represents issuers and underwriters in a range of equity and debt offerings, with a significant portion of this work concentrated in the power and utility industries. He has extensive experience with common stock offerings, hybrid securities, tax-exempt offerings of multi-modal debt, 4(a)(2) private placements and liability management transactions.


Admitted to the New York State Bar


  • JD, UCLA School of Law, 2001
  • BA, Johns Hopkins University, Phi Beta Kappa, 1998

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Capital markets: debt offerings

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is intensely focused on the energy (including oil and gas, renewables and energy transition), utilities, retail and consumer, and REITs sectors. The Houston office has experienced a notable uptick in debt offering engagements from energy clients and is also making an impact in green bonds and sustainability-linked bonds thanks to the efforts of Courtney Cochran Butler and others. Susan Failla is driving forward the retail and consumer side of the practice, and Peter O’Brien, Steven Friend and Michael Fitzpatrick are leaders in power and utilities transactions. Richmond’s David Wright is a key name in real estate and REIT deals.