Elizabeth Howard More advises clients on complex US and cross-border transactions across a variety of industries, with an emphasis on energy and infrastructure transactions.

Ms. More draws on extensive experience in multifaceted and cross-border matters to help strategic clients, private equity sponsors, and their portfolio companies navigate:

  • Mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures 
  • Joint ventures, investments, carve-outs, and other strategic combinations 
  • Development agreements, operating agreements, and other contracts relevant to the energy industry 

Ms. More’s notable experience includes advising:

Acquisitions and Divestitures

  • The Carlyle Group and its portfolio companies on the:
    • Acquisition and subsequent divesture of PrimeFlight Aviation Services
    • Divestiture of Sequa Corporation 
    • US$1.28 billion carve-out and divestiture of Sequa’s Precoat business
    • Acquisition of CNSI and subsequent merger with Kepro to form Acentra Health
  • Riverstone and its portfolio companies on the:
    • US$2.685 billion carve-out acquisition of the bulk liquid storage business of Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation
    • Liberty Resources II’s sale of upstream assets in North Dakota and Liberty Midstream Solutions
  • SK Capital and its portfolio companies on the:
    • Acquisition and subsequent US$1.015 billion divestiture of Niacet Corporation 
    • Acquisition by Archroma of the global textile effects business of Hunstman Corporation 
    • Acquisition of Milestone Environmental Services 
  • AltaGas LTD on the divestiture of its non-core US transportation and storage business
  • EXCO Resources on its US$1 billion acquisition of Northern Eagle Ford and Haynesville Shale assets in Texas and Louisiana from Chesapeake Energy

Joint Ventures

  • The Carlyle Group and Stellex Capital Management on their joint acquisition of the IMIA Group 
  • EQT on its investment in Rimes Technologies
  • Altagas LTD on its divestiture of its interest in a joint venture formed to own a material stake in the Central Penn Pipeline  
  • CPPIB on its US$3.8 billion strategic joint ventures with Williams
  • CONSOL Energy on its 
    • US$3.4 billion joint venture with Noble Energy to develop Marcellus Shale assets in Pennsylvania and West Virginia*
    • US$590 million joint venture with Hess Corporation to develop Utica Shale assets in Ohio*

*Matter handled prior to joining the firm




Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Texas


  • JD, Tulane University Law School, 2009
    magna cum laude
  • BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2005
    With Honors