John D. Furlow advises clients on corporate transactional and securities law matters with a principal focus on the energy and technology industries. John has experience advising clients in the areas of acquisitions, divestitures, private placements and public offerings of equity and debt securities, cross-border transactions, private equity and venture capital financing, strategic investments and startup entities.
With a background in energy law and policy, John brings an in-depth understanding of the complex legal and regulatory challenges facing the energy industry today and is the author or co-author of over 20 articles on legal issues and trends impacting the energy industry, which have appeared in publications such as the Houston Business Journal, Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law, Pipeline & Gas Journal, Unconventional Oil & Gas Report, AIPN Advisor, the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation’s Mineral Law Newsletter and the State Bar of Texas Corporate Counsel Section Newsletter, among others.
John earned his JD from The University of Texas School of Law and a BA in History and Corporate Strategy from Vanderbilt University. While in law school, John served as a senior associate editor for the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law and worked in the Texas Venture Labs program, a startup accelerator at the McCombs School of Business.