Adam Wojcik is a corporate associate in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
Rowan Companies plc (NYSE: RDC) in its $12 billion combination with Ensco plc (NYSE: VAL) in an all-stock transaction.
Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE: NFX) in its approximately $5.5 billion acquisition by Encana Corp. (NYSE: ECA) in an all-stock transaction.
Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE: PE) in its $2.27 billion all-stock acquisition of Jagged Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE: JAG).
Amplify Energy Corp. (AMPY) in an all-stock merger-of-equals with Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. (MPO).
Ensign Natural Resources LLC, a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus and Kayne Anderson, in its acquisition of all of Pioneer Natural Resources USA, Inc.’s Eagle Ford acreage in South Texas.
C&J Energy Services in an approximately $1.8 billion merger-of-equals with Keane Group.
SemGroup Corp. (NYSE: SEMG) in its approximately $5.1 billion sale to Energy Transfer LP (NYSE: ET).
Magnetar Capital in its launch of Star Peak Energy Transition Corp. (NYSE: STPK), a $350 million blank check company sponsored by affiliates of Magnetar and Triangle Peak Partners.
Bluescape Clean Fuels, a clean fuels technology company, in its formation and acquisition of assets.
Bristow Group Inc. on its all-stock business combination with Era Group Inc. (NYSE:ERA).
An ad hoc group of unsecured noteholders (the “Unsecured Ad Hoc Group”) in the Chapter 11 cases of Bristow Group Inc. and its affiliated debtors in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. Bristow is a publicly-traded helicopter services company with funded debt obligations exceeding $1.7 billion. Following the filing of Bristow’s cases, Kirkland assisted the Unsecured Ad Hoc Group in negotiating an amended restructuring support agreement with Bristow and its secured creditors that resulted in a restructuring led by the Unsecured Ad Hoc Group that included a $385 million rights offering and noteholders taking control of the reorganized company.
Valaris plc and 89 of its subsidiaries in their prearranged Chapter 11 cases. Valaris, which is incorporated in the United Kingdom, is the world’s largest offshore driller by fleet size, owning 67 drilling rigs and operating in every major offshore hydrocarbon basin throughout the globe. Valaris filed Chapter 11 with a restructuring support agreement and backstop commitment agreement to fully equitize all $7.1 billion of its prepetition funded debt, consisting of an unsecured revolving credit facility and 15 series of unsecured notes. The noteholders supporting the restructuring also have committed to a fully backstopped rights offering for $500 million of new secured notes upon emergence from Chapter 11 as well as to provide a $500 million DIP financing facility.
Admissions & Qualifications
The University of Texas at Austin School of LawJ.D.2018