Danny Nappier is a corporate partner in the Dallas office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on acquisitions, divestitures and joint venture formations for companies operating and investing in the upstream oil-and-gas sector. Danny’s transactional experience also includes advising clients in connection with complex joint development projects, farmout and participation agreements to develop oil and gas properties and other commercial transactions.



Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, The Best Lawyers in America (2022)

Memberships & Affiliations

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Dallas Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Texas


  • Washington and Lee University School of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2015

    Order of the Coif

    Roy L. Steinheimer Jr. Commercial Law Award

    Lead Articles Editor, Washington and Lee Law Review

  • Texas A&M UniversityB.B.A., Marketingmagna cum laude2011