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John Chadd has the ability to look at the big picture while at the same time making sure all of the small details are addressed. He has a unique combination of knowledge and experience in both the finance and energy industries. He is a trusted adviser for companies and investors on a broad spectrum of energy transactions, including oil and gas and renewable energy matters, and is often at the table when deals are being structured, negotiated, and closed. His skill is particularly valuable when financial institutions and operating companies need a knowledgeable lawyer to assist with commercial transactions, lending, M&A, and securities offerings.

No matter the client, John looks beyond the deal at how the transaction intersects with the company’s overall business, financial strategy and long-term goals.

Memberships & Awards

The Best Lawyers in America®, Energy Law (2023-Present)

Key Experience

Advised Canadian oilfield service provider in acquisitions of U.S. companies as part of an expansion program
Handled SEC reporting for oil and gas exploration and production company
Represented sponsor in multiple limited partnership securities offerings

Work Experience

2015 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2014-2015 Burleson LLP
2013-2014 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2010-2013 Corporate Energy Law Group
2007-2010 Beatty & Wozniak, P.C.