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    Biography

    John Chadd has the ability to look at the big picture while at the same time making sure all of the small details are addressed. He has a unique combination of knowledge and experience in both the finance and energy industries.  He is a trusted adviser for companies and investors on a broad spectrum of energy transactions, including oil and gas and renewable energy matters, and is often at the table when deals are being structured, negotiated, and closed. His skill is particularly valuable when financial institutions and operating companies need a knowledgeable lawyer to assist with commercial transactions, lending, M&A, and securities offerings.  

    No matter the client, John looks beyond the deal at how the transaction intersects with the company’s overall business, financial strategy and long-term goals.

    Key Experience

    Represented E&P companies and institutional investors in the acquisition, divestiture, leasing, farmout, exploration and development of oil and gas, minerals, and land positions valued in the hundreds of millions
    Drafted loan documents for middle market lenders in asset-based and commercial real estate loans
    Represented oil and gas borrowers in large syndicated credit facilities

    Work Experience

    2015 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2014-2015 Burleson LLP
    2013-2014 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2010-2013 Corporate Energy Law Group
    2007-2010 Beatty & Wozniak, P.C.