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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  • EIV Capital, LLC in its equity commitment to Penrose Midstream Partners, LLC, a growth-oriented midstream company focused on acquiring, developing, operating and optimizing midstream infrastructure.
  • EIV Capital, LLC in the $160 million sale by its portfolio company, Woodland Midstream Partners II, LLC, of natural gas gathering and processing assets in the Permian Basin to DCP Midstream, LP.
  •  EOG Resources in its acquisition of oil and gas properties in the Utica Shale.
  • Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. in a $117 million equity commitment by certain of its affiliates to Allegro Mineral Resources, LLC to acquire mineral/royalty interests.

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  • The Legal 500 US, Recommended, 2023
  • 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