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 Steve Walton

Steve Walton is a business lawyer and has been a member of the firm since 2006, when he joined Frederick Dorwart Lawyers PLLC after 20 years of practice in Texas and New York.  His current practice involves representing banking, mutual fund, private equity, oil and gas and LNG companies based in the Southwest in domestic and international transactions and financings.

In his career Mr. Walton has represented buyers and sellers in over 200 M&A transactions; issuers, underwriters, venture funds, mutual funds and private equity investors in public and private equity and debt financings and restructurings; and public and private companies in domestic and international development projects.  He also regularly consults with corporate boards on governance and compliance issues.

Mr. Walton graduated first in his class from the University of Kansas Law School, where he was Articles Editor of the Kansas Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif.  He was the Outstanding US Advocate at the 28th Annual International Moot Court Competition.

 Representative Recent Engagements:
 

  • Fund counsel to the Cavanal Hill family of mutual funds.
 
  • Kaiser-Francis Oil Company – acquisition of Sanish Field, North Dakota properties from Whiting Petroleum Corporation.
 
  • Excelerate Energy  – Development of vessel-based LNG regasification facility in Bahia Blanca, Argentina.
 
  • Argonaut Private Equity – Sale of Newco Valves, L.P. (US, Chinese and Canadian assets) to Cameron International.
 
  • George Kaiser Family Foundation – Investment in private equity and venture capital funds in US, Bermuda, Israel and India.
 
  • Bank of Oklahoma, N.A. – Derivatives trading with customers and market counterparties.
 
  • Kaiser-Francis Oil Company – Sale of interest in Excelerate Energy to United Kingdom affiliate of RWE AG.
 
  • Global Client Solutions, Inc.  – Private equity financing.
     
  • Excelerate Energy – Development of vessel-based LNG regasification facility in Mina Al Ahmadi Port, Kuwait, Kuwait.
 
  • Argonaut Private Equity – Investment in Aimbridge Hospitality, a hotel management company.
 
  • Kaiser-Francis Oil Company – disposition of Louisiana pipeline assets to Petrohawk.
 
  • Excelerate Energy – Development of vessel-based LNG regasification facility in Massachusetts Bay. 

 
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