Jason Rocha

Partner, Houston

Biography

Clients says that “Jason is a pleasure to work with, provides rapid responses and has strong securities law knowledge.”
Chambers USA 2022

Overview

Jason Rocha is a partner in White & Case's Americas Capital Markets Group, resident in the Firm's Houston office. Mr. Rocha's practice focuses on the representation of issuers and investment banking firms in initial public offerings, Rule 144A offerings, liability management transactions, tender offers, structured investments and private placements. He also represents public and private businesses and financial institutions in matters related to corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and other securities law issues.

Bars and Courts
Texas State Bar
Education
JD
University of Texas School of Law
BA
Political Science
Texas A&M University
Languages
English

Experience

Representative matters prior to joining White & Case include:

Debt Offerings

Representation of Waste Management, Inc. in over US$10 billion of public offerings of senior notes.

Representation of Halliburton Company in over US$10 billion of public offerings of senior notes.

Representation of Marathon Petroleum Corporation in its US$3 billion multi-tranche Rule 144A senior notes offering.

Representation of initial purchasers in $235 million Rule 144A senior notes offering by Great Western Petroleum, LLC.

Representation of initial purchasers in multiple public and/or Rule 144A senior notes offerings by Summit Midstream Partners, LP; Plains All American Pipeline, LP; Rice Energy, Inc.; and Athlon Energy, Inc.

Equity Offerings

Representation of Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP in its initial public offering, private placement of preferred units and multiple public equity offerings.

Representation of Summit Midstream Partners, LP in multiple issuances of preferred units.

Representation of issuers or underwriters in Initial Public Offerings involving:

  • Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP
  • Rice Midstream Partners, LP
  • Enable Midstream Partners, LP
  • Rice Energy Inc.
  • Athlon Energy Inc.
  • Plains GP Holdings, LP
  • Summit Midstream Partners, LP
  • Rose Rock Midstream, LP
  • Forum Energy Technologies, Inc.
  • PAA Natural Gas Storage, LP
  • Encore Energy Partners LP
  • TransMontaigne Partners LP

Liability Management

Representation of an upstream oil and gas company in connection with an up-tier exchange transaction.

Representation of dealer managers in connection with an up-tier exchange transaction involving an upstream oil and gas company.

Representation of a midstream company in connection with a preferred equity exchange offer.

Representation of a midstream company in connection with a modified Dutch action cash tender offer.

Awards and Recognition

Band 3, Chambers USA, 2022, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

Band 3, Chambers Texas, 2022, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2009, 2011-2017