Bracewell LLP announced the return of Dale D. Smith as a partner in the Houston office. Smith, who was previously at Bracewell from 2001-2011, comes from Locke Lord LLP.
Smith’s practice focuses on energy finance and upstream and midstream commercial transactions. His finance experience includes the representation of lenders and borrowers in all types of secured and unsecured credit transactions, including asset-based financings, acquisition and project financings, syndicated and structured financings, borrowing base facilities, letter of credit facilities, working capital facilities, workouts, restructurings, and DIP and bankruptcy exit financings. Smith has experience representing clients in the negotiation and drafting of commodity purchase agreements, gas gathering and processing agreements and crude gathering, transportation, interconnection and storage agreements.