Jeff M. Dobbs

Mergers & Acquisitions, Global Energy

Visión general

Jeff Dobbs leads a wide range of transactions for corporate clients. His experience includes:

Mergers and Acquisitions: Jeff represents buyers and sellers in domestic and international mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of businesses and assets. Jeff has extensive experience advising public and private companies and private equity funds in transactions involving private targets. Jeff represents clients in a broad range of industries, including energy companies, chemical companies, telecommunications/technology companies, media/entertainment companies, healthcare companies and financial services companies.


Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, and Private Equity Transactions

Upstream Oil and Gas


  • A public independent exploration and production company focused on the Delaware Basin in its $450 million merger with a privately held exploration and production company.
  • A Chinese national oil company in its approximately $1.7 billion acquisition of a 40% undivided interest in approximately 207,000 net oil and natural gas leasehold acres in the horizontal Wolfcamp shale play in west Texas.
  • An exploration and production company in connection with its merger with a subsidiary of a major integrated oil and gas company for cash consideration of approximately $695 million.


Jeff has been:

  • Profiled in "Who's Who in M&A," Houston Business Journal
  • Named a "Rising Star" by Law360 in the Energy category
  • Recognized as a "Texas Rising Star" by Texas Monthly and Law & Politics Magazine


  • The University of Texas School of Law, JD, with honors
  • The University of Texas at Austin, BBA


  • Texas

Participación Profesional y Comunitaria

  • Houston Bar Association, Mergers and Acquisitions Section, Section Council
  • Institute For Energy Law, Advisory Board Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Business Law Section