Allan Kirk's practice focuses on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions in the energy and infrastructure sectors, with a particular emphasis on private equity and complex joint ventures. Allan’s experience covers a broad spectrum of matters, including oil and gas (e.g., onshore and offshore E&P, transportation and midstream, refining, oilfield services, water infrastructure and power generation), energy transition (e.g., renewable power generation including solar, wind, hydrogen, nuclear and thermal power generation, renewable fuels, LNG, energy service, grid expansion, carbon credit trading platforms and electric vehicles) and financing greenfield developments (e.g., various energy-related projects, carbon black processing and semiconductor manufacturing).


Thought Leadership

Speaking Engagements

Speaker, “Trends and Developments in Infrastructure and Energy M&A,” Institute for Energy Law Annual Energy Law Conference, 2024

Speaker, “Midstream Gas Companies - Commercial and M&A Issues,” Annual Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law Symposium, 2014


The Legal 500 U.S., Energy Transactions, 2023

Super Lawyers, Texas Rising Stars, Energy and Natural Resources, 2023

Allan has served as a guest lecturer on M&A Topics at The University of Texas School of Law.

CPA (Inactive) — Licensed in Tennessee

Memberships & Affiliations

Board of Directors of Christ Clinic, a non-profit charity medical clinic (November 2015–present)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013Texas


  • University of Texas at Austin School of LawJ.D.2013
    Recent Developments Editor, The Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy Law
  • Harding UniversityB.B.A., Accounting2005