Mark L. Jones has joined BakerHostetler’s Houston office as a partner in the Business and Corporate Group and on the Energy team.
Jones joins a cross-functional 80-member team of attorneys who counsel international and domestic energy companies and service providers in oil, natural gas, shale, and alternative energy. The team manages the legal needs of energy companies, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, litigation, intellectual property, labor and employment, data privacy and protection, tax, and bankruptcy and restructuring matters. Jones comes to the firm, with his team intact, from Burleson LLP, and brings more than 30 years of experience handling high-level transactions critical to global energy companies.
Jones focuses his practice primarily in the energy industry, directing downstream, midstream, and upstream public and private oil and gas companies worldwide through mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions, and other financial capital-raising transactions. He draws on his experience as a former in-house general counsel and having served numerous clients as their outside general counsel. In addition, Jones has experience representing companies and underwriters in securities offerings and corporate finance transactions. He has led more than 100 public and private offerings, including initial and secondary public offerings.