Jeffrey A. Schlegel

Jeff Schlegel is co-head of the Firm's global Energy Practice and has extensive experience in international and domestic M&A, project development, securities, and finance transactions for energy industry participants, particularly in oil and gas, chemicals/petrochemicals, and energy-related infrastructure. His project development experience encompasses transactional, structuring, engineering, procurement, construction, operations, and other commercial arrangements. Jeff also has represented domestic and multinational companies in a variety of public and private transactions, including inbound and outbound investment, and cross-border transactions in a wide variety of industries in Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa, and North America.

Jeff's recent engagements include almost $65 billion of upstream and midstream energy projects, joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, and financings, particularly in the U.S. active oil and gas shale plays; LNG import and export projects and transactions in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia; refinery and other downstream transactions in the U.S. and the Asia/Pacific region; the development of multiple world-scale facilities; and oil field services transactions in the U.S., Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.

Jeff is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, a past chair of the International Section of the Institute for Energy Law, a regular speaker at energy conferences, and a past editor of the Texas Transnational Law Quarterly, published by the State Bar of Texas.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Energy, 2) Projects & Infrastructure, 3) Oil & Gas Shale Plays, 4) Energy Finance and 5) Mergers and Acquisitions
Law School American University, Washington College of Law
Admitted Year 1991
Education Yale University (B.A., 1988)
Bar Member / Association Texas
Most recent firm Jones Day
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