Kara E. Chung is a corporate associate in the Houston office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Practices.

Ms. Chung represents private equity sponsors and other private and public companies in a broad range of matters including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and other corporate transactions.

Ms. Chung’s experience includes advising: 

  • ArcLight Capital Partners in its acquisition of an incremental 12.5% interest in Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America from Brookfield Infrastructure Partners
  • Basalt Infrastructure Partners in its acquisition of Fatbeam Holdings, a leading broadband service provider
  • Vistra Corp., a Fortune 500 integrated retail electricity and power generation company, in its acquisition of Energy Harbor Corp.
  • SUSI Partners, a Switzerland-based sustainable energy infrastructure fund manager, in its agreement with SMT Energy to jointly develop, own, and operate multiple battery energy storage systems in the United States*
  • Antero Midstream Corporation in its purchase of natural gas and compression assets from Crestwood Equity Partners*
  • ARM Energy Holdings in its acquisition of Monument Pipeline from affiliates of NextEra Energy Partners* 
  • Clearfork Midstream, a portfolio company of EnCap Flatrock Midstream, in its acquisition of Azure Midstream Energy, a portfolio company of Energy Spectrum Capital*
  • Moda Midstream in its US$3 billion sale of Moda Ingleside Energy Center and other assets to Enbridge*
  • Funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management in the acquisition of a majority interest in Total Operations and Production Services from Black Bay Energy Capital*
  • Hartree Partners in its acquisition of AMID Crude Oil Storage from Third Coast Midstream*
  • Antero Resources Corporation in a US$220 million volumetric production payment transaction with an affiliate of JP Morgan*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Texas


  • JD, New York University School of Law, 2018
  • BA, Washington University in St. Louis, 2015
    with honors