Kevin Brophy - McDermott Will & Emery


Kevin Brophy focuses his practice on energy related matters, including the upstream and midstream sectors. He regularly advises on investments in and financings of energy projects and assets, including, mergers, joint ventures and acquisitions and dispositions of assets and equity of energy companies. He has extensive experience preparing and negotiating purchase and sale agreements (asset and equity), joint venture agreements, joint operating agreements, partnership agreements, limited liability company agreements, employment and consulting agreements, credit and security agreements and other agreements and contracts related to the energy industry.

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  • Silver Hill Energy Partners’ sale of certain Delaware Basin upstream subsidiaries to RSP Permian for $2.4 billion*
  • Silver Hill Energy Partners’ sale of its Delaware Basin midstream subsidiary to Targa Resources*
  • Casillas Petroleum Resource Partners II, LLC sale of its oil and gas assets in the SCOOP play in Oklahoma (and simultaneous settlement of litigation related thereto) to Continental Resources, Inc. *

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  • Houston Business Journal Outstanding Solo Counsel and Up-and-Comer, finalist, 2009


  • American Bar Association, member
  • State Bar of Texas, member
  • Houston Bar Association, member

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University of Florida, LLM, 2001
South Texas College of Law, JD, 1999
Louisiana State University, BS, 1995