Stephen is an associate in White & Case's Capital Markets practice in Houston. Stephen primarily advises clients in securities transactions, including public and private debt and equity offerings, as well as general corporate governance matters. He also advises clients on M&A transactions and commercial finance matters.
Stephen is also a certified public accountant. Prior to joining White & Case, Stephen was an associate in the Houston office of another leading global law firm. Stephen has also worked within a Fortune 500 company, an international accounting firm and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Over a dozen SPAC initial public offerings in 2021, including sponsor and underwriter-side representations.*
Represented a healthcare manufacturer in connection with its initial public offering generating gross proceeds of approximately $110 million.*
Represented a biotechnology company in connection with a follow-on offering of common stock generating total gross proceeds of $46 million.*
Represented a midstream oil and gas company in connection with a senior secured notes offering totalling over $2 billion during February 2021.*
Represented the sole book runner in connection with two senior notes offerings totalling $1 billion by one of the largest independent manufacturers of consumer products for home and auto use.*
Represented a private credit fund in connection with the acquisition of multiple oilfield service businesses and the related restructuring and sale thereof, a transaction awarded "Deal of the Year" by ACG Houston in 2020 in the category of oil and gas transactions under $500 million.*
*Experience prior to joining White & Case.