Al Conge’s practice focuses primarily on corporate finance; mergers and acquisitions; securities; formation and structuring of business entities (including partnerships and limited liability companies); and private equity transactions.
Al has significant experience advising clients with respect to securities laws and compliance (including private placements and SEC reporting obligations); corporate governance; business entity structuring and operation; purchase and sale agreements; commercial finance transactions; and a variety of other business-related transactions. He also regularly represents private equity funds
or management teams in connection with capital funding transactions, portfolio acquisitions and dispositions.
Al began his legal career with Vinson & Elkins LLP in Houston. He then spent many years serving as corporate securities, finance and commercial transactions counsel for Houston based NYSE and Fortune 500 corporations until returning to private practice in 2005 with Burleson LLP. He received his JD degree from The University of Texas School of Law in 1989. He also holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University, in addition to his BET in Engineering Technology from the University of South Florida.
- Represented several entities of a privately owned exploration and production company in connection with the sale of an interest in their Eagle Ford Shale properties, the formation of new companies for their operations in Virginia and West Virginia, and their acquisitions of oil, gas, and pipeline assets.
- Represented an environmental services company in connection with its acquisitions of salt water disposal wells in Arkansas and a company providing worldwide NORM consulting, risk assessment, training, and decontamination.
- Represented private equity investors in various acquisitions and/or divestitures of portfolio entities, including exploration and development companies in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas and offshore well abandonment services company.
- Represented a private equity investor in connection with the acquisition of a heavy cargo derrick barge.
- Represented a privately held exploration and production company in the acquisition of oil and gas properties located in Montana and Wyoming from a publicly traded company and, in connection with the acquisition, the negotiation and execution of a senior secured revolving line of credit facility and negotiation of a private equity firm investment.
- Represented the manufacturer of underwater electrical fiber and optical connectors in connection with the sale of the affiliated companies to a large multi-national corporation for $490 million.
- Represented a publicly traded exploration and production company with respect to a $500 million senior secured revolving credit facility secured by oil and gas properties located in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Montana, Wyoming and North Dakota.
- Represented the owner of saltwater injection disposal wells in Texas and Arkansas with respect to the refinancing of its existing term debt and secured line of credit.
- Represented multiple management teams in connection with private equity funded start-up companies.
- State Bar of Texas
- Business Law Section
- Corporate Counsel Section
- Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Section
- Houston Bar Association
- Corporate Counsel Section
- Mergers and Acquisitions Section
- American Bar Association
- Business law—Mergers and Acquisitions
- Environmental, Energy and Resources Law
- Association for Corporate Growth