Sameer V. Mohan currently serves as deputy leader of the firm’s global corporate and business transactions practice, while concurrently serving as office leader of the Houston and Dallas corporate and business transactions practice. Sameer maintains a broad-based domestic and cross-border corporate and transactional practice across various industries including energy, healthcare, manufacturing, technology, and sports. He represents public and private companies, including private equity funds and their portfolio companies, in complex transactions involving major infrastructure projects and joint ventures, with a primary focus on strategic mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.
MPLX Delaware Basin NGL LLC, a subsidiary of MPLX LP (MPLX) and Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC), in a joint venture with WhiteWater Midstream LLC to acquire a 30% interest in a 323-mile natural gas liquids pipeline in Texas from EPIC Midstream LLC
BP Products North America in its joint acquisition with ArcLight Capital Partners LLC of all of the outstanding shares of Thorntons Inc., a gasoline and convenience store chain with more than 190 locations in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee
James Harden, professional basketball star with the Houston Rockets, and his company 13 Endeavors, LLC, in connection with his acquisition of a minority ownership interest in the Houston Dynamo, a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise, along with the Houston Dash, a Women’s Major League Soccer franchise, and BBVA Compass Stadium
Trillium Flow Technologies, a portfolio company of First Reserve Energy, in connection with multiple strategic domestic and cross-border acquisitions
HMT LLC, a portfolio company of Tailwind Capital, in the acquisition of Dunham Engineering Inc.
The Hiller Cos., a subsidiary of Pon North America, in its recent acquisitions of A&D Fire Sprinklers, Inc., American Fire Technologies and Systems Management Group, respectively
UK-based Megger Group Ltd., a portfolio company of TBG AG, a Swiss based conglomerate,in a carve-out acquisition of the Baker Instrument Co. division of SKF USA Inc.
Alpine Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity fund, in the formation and establishment of the Midwest Vision Partners platform and the corresponding investments in various vision care businesses in Ohio and Michigan
Western Dental Services Inc. a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital, in an acquisition of the dental service organization operations from various affiliates of The Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America
A publicly traded global industrial engineering and manufacturing company with respect to various strategic acquisitions in the United States
A Texas and Colorado-focused exploration and production company with respect to a $100 million investment from a private equity sponsor
The world’s largest oilfield services company with respect to multiple acquisition and investment transactions ranging from $150 million to $500 million with exploration and production companies
A major offshore midstream joint venture company in an interconnect and construction agreement for a multibillion dollar deepwater crude pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico with an operator of interconnect facilities on behalf of a consortium of oil producers
A major offshore midstream company in a joint venture with another major offshore pipeline company to construct a new natural gas pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico on behalf of a consortium of gas producers
A midstream company in the acquisition of a $200 million natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline and gas conditioning plant in North Dakota
A private equity-sponsored energy midstream company in a construction and processing agreement with respect to an off-gas processing plant project with a major refiner in Louisiana
A publicly held exploration and production company in the divestiture of two major pipeline systems in Mississippi and Louisiana for approximately $250 million in a drop-down transaction to a master limited partnership venture
A US oil field service company in the negotiation of an international joint venture with a Saudi Arabia-based company
A US oil field equipment company in the negotiation of a joint venture company with a Brazil-based partner
A large privately held produce and farming company with respect to several strategic acquisitions of industry peers in the United States and Mexico
A private equity-sponsored specialty healthcare management company in several acquisitions in the United States
A major healthcare system regarding a joint venture with an urgent-care company in Texas
A Georgia-based hospital system with respect to divestiture of dialysis business to large publicly held dialysis services company
A major Texas-based academic healthcare system with respect to various acquisitions of strategic assets
University of Houston Law Center, 1999, J.D.
University of Texas at Austin, 1996, B.A.
Awards and Affiliations
Recommended, Industry focus: Energy: transactions: oil and gas, The Legal 500 US (2020)
Recommended, Industry focus: Energy: renewable/alternative power, The Legal 500 US (2019)
Recommended, Industry focus: Energy: transactions: conventional power, The Legal 500 US (2019)
Recommended, M&A/corporate and commercial: Commercial deals and contracts, The Legal 500 US (2019)
Named, Modern Healthcare’s “Largest Healthcare Firm” (2016–2020)
Member, Law Firm of the Year, Energy/Projects: Power (including Renewables), Chambers USA (2018)
Rising Star, Energy, Law360 (2014)
Recognized, Texas, Super Lawyers (2014, 2015)
Rising Star, Texas, Super Lawyers (2004– 2007, 2009– 2013)
Recognized, On the Fast Track, H Texas Magazine (2006)