Tom Leslie

Tom Leslie

Experienced Mergers & Acqusitions Attorney and Outside General Counsel

Houston
Texas
Licensed in
TX
Louisiana State University Law Center
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About
I am an experienced General Counsel and transactional attorney with Big Law training in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities laws and general corporate matters. I have also been responsible for litigation management, executive compensation and human resources management. From counseling start-ups on initial investment documents to assisting large corporate legal departments with special projects, I can offer you a high level of service at a reasonable price.
13
Years
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Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
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"Tom did a great job on our company's first M&A transaction from drafting the asset purchase agreement to negotiating the deal. He always explained everything in an understandable way and even out-negotiated the other side's lawyer (who was from a top 100 law firm)"

E-Commerce M&A Transaction
Non-UpCounsel Client
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"Endorsed on Linked In by 32 professionals for Mergers & Acquisitions, by 11 for Securities Regulation and by 23 for Corporate Governance."

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Work History

Blue Mountain Midstream LLC

VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Sep 2018 - Present

Led all aspects of the legal function, including the expansion from an existing gas gathering and processing business into a produced water gathering and disposal business and a crude oil gathering business. Responsible for the legal process on many midstream commercial transactions, and addressed matters involving corporate governance, executive compensation and litigtion management.

Sep 2018 - Present

American Midstream Partners, LP

Associate General Counsel & Corporate Secretary (acting general counsel)

Aug 2016 - Sep 2018

Led the mergers & acquisitions legal function, including advising on 13 public and private transactions valued at almost $1.8 billion, and led the legal department as acting general counsel from June 2017 to January 2018 and supervised litigation management, midstream energy commercial transactions, pipeline regulatory matters and litigation management.

Aug 2016 - Sep 2018

Sidley Austin

Associate

Apr 2012 - Aug 2016

Served as outside counsel for several companies with a solo general counsel and acted as the lead associate on over $2.1 billion in public and private merger and acquisition transactions in the energy, pharmaceutical and consumer products industries.

Apr 2012 - Aug 2016

Baker Botts

Associate

Oct 2007 - Apr 2012

Advised and counseled on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, capital markets offerings and general corporate and securities matters to clients in the energy (all sectors) and consumer services industries.

Oct 2007 - Apr 2012

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