Brian E. Minyard has joined the banking and credit practice of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP as Counsel in the Houston office. Minyard has broad experience in a range of financing transactions, including syndicated bank loans and the private placement of debt securities.
Minyard’s practice focuses principally on the representation of capital providers and borrowers in structuring, negotiating and documenting structured finance transactions, with an emphasis on energy and oil and gas credit facilities. He also has experience with acquisition and specialized structured finance transactions, including volumetric production payments, and mezzanine debt financings.
Minyard joins Robert Rabalais, the head of Simpson Thacher’s Houston office and a partner in the firm’s energy finance practice, as well as Houston-office senior energy finance attorneys Richard Sitton and Matt Einbinder.
Minyard earned his JD from The University of Texas School of Law in 2003, where he was an Editor of the Texas Review of Law and Politics. He received his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in Biochemistry and Political Science from Texas A&M University in 2000.