Matt Nadworny is the founding partner of the Houston and Dallas Investment Fund Practice Groups. He has represented U.S. and non-U.S. fund sponsors on tens of billions of private fund formations across a wide variety of strategies, including leveraged buyout, energy, infrastructure, growth equity and credit. Matt also advises fund sponsors on a wide variety of related matters, including succession planning, “key person” events, spin-outs, conflict resolution, co-investments and internal manager operations.

Representative Clients

AEA Investors, The Blackstone Group, EIG Global Energy Partners, InfraRed Capital Partners, Macquarie Asset Management, NGP Energy Capital Management, Quantum Energy Partners, Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners, Silver Oak Services Partners, The Sterling Group and Trinity Hunt Partners.


Thought Leadership

Press Mentions

"NGP Seeks $1 Billion for CleanEnergy Bets," WSJ Pro Private Equity, March 22, 2021 

"Cottonwood Venture Partners Announces Name Change to Montrose Lane and Final Close On Its Second Fund," Cision PRWeb, January 11, 2021 

"Quantum Energy Makes a Bold Fundraising Bet," WSJ Pro Private Equity, October 2, 2020 

"Energy Services-Focused Fund Managers Look Beyond Oil Fields," WSJ Pro Private Equity, February 21, 2020

"News Analysis: US Pension Funds Eyeing Direct Infra Investing," Inframation News, June 18, 2018

"Private Equity Reaching Deep Into Texas," The Texas Lawbook, April 12, 2018


Listed in Who’s Who LegalThe International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers – Private Funds, 2023

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States for Private Equity Funds (Including Venture Capital), 2018


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Texas 
  • New York
  • Illinois (inactive)
  • California (inactive)


  • New York University School of LawJ.D.cum laude2008
  • College of William & MaryB.B.A., Marketingmagna cum laude2005