Laura Katherine Mann

Partner, Houston



Laura Katherine Mann is a partner in White & Case's Americas Capital Markets Group, resident in the Firm's Houston office.

Laura Katherine represents public and private companies in a broad range of corporate and securities matters. She represents issuers, investment banking firms and other investors in public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, including initial public offerings, follow-on and secondary public offerings and 144A offerings. Her practice also includes mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters, including Exchange Act reporting and corporate governance.

Bars and Courts
University of Chicago Law School
University of Georgia
University of Georgia


Capital Markets and Securities Matters

Representation of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. and its affiliates on:

  • $2.7 billion of public offerings of common and preferred stock;
  • a $1.4 billion equity investment from Elliott Management and others;
  • a $978 million public offering of depositary shares representing a 1/20 interest in a share of CenterPoint Energy, Inc.'s 7.00% Series B Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock; and
  • over $8 billion of public offerings of senior notes and general mortgage bonds

Representation of affiliates of McDermott International, Inc. in a $1.3 billion private placement of senior notes

Representation of Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. in its $1.1 billion initial public offering

Representation of affiliates of Transocean Ltd. in over $2.4 billion of private placements of senior secured notes and a $700 million waterfall debt tender offer

Representation of Enable Midstream Partners, LP in its $575 million initial public offering, $363 million private placement of preferred equity and $161 million public equity offering

Representation of Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP in $435 million of private placements of preferred units

Representation of Ormat Technologies, Inc. in its $375 million offering of green convertible notes

Representation of Oatly Group AB in private placements of $335 million of convertible notes

Representation of Cactus, Inc. in its $332 million public equity offering and of the underwriters in Cactus, Inc.'s $503 million initial public offering

Representation of TotalEnergies and Global Infrastructure Partners on a $175 million financing transaction with SunPower Corporation, which included warrants

Representation of the underwriters in over $5.8 billion of public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities of Spectra Energy Corp and subsidiaries

Representation of the initial purchasers in a $500 million private placement of debt securities of Pacific Drilling V Limited

Representation of the underwriters in the initial public offering of OCI Resources LP

Mergers and Acquisitions

Representation of the Conflicts Committee of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP) and the Special Committee of Kinder Morgan Management (KMR) in the $70 billion purchase of KMP, KMR and El Paso Pipeline Partners by Kinder Morgan, Inc.

Representation of CenterPoint Energy, Inc. in the formation of a midstream joint venture with assets over $11 billion

Representation of the Board of Directors of Plains GP Holdings, L.P. in its $7.2 billion simplification transaction with Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.

Representation of WorleyParsons Ltd. in its $3.2 billion acquisition of the energy, chemicals and resources division of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.

Representation of TC Energy on spin-off of liquids pipelines to create two premium energy infrastructure companies

SPAC Transactions

Representation of dMY Technology Group Inc. IV in its $2.8 billion business combination with Planet Labs

Representation of Tigo Energy, Inc. in its $600 million business combination with Roth CH Acquisition IV Co.

Representation of Presto Automation Inc. in its $525 million business combination with Ventoux CCM Acquisition Corp.

Representation of REE Automotive, Ltd. in its warrant exchange

Representation of the dealer manager in a warrant exchange for Genius Sports

*Includes matters prior to joining White & Case.