Matthew Jones represents public and private borrowers, private equity sponsors, and lenders in complex financing transactions with an emphasis on oil and gas and other commodity industries. He also has experience representing clients navigating forbearance, workout, and bankruptcy situations.

Mr. Jones regularly advises clients on:

  • Structuring, negotiating, and documenting all types of syndicated lending transactions
  • Acquisition financings
  • Asset-based lending facilities
  • Reserve-based lending transactions
  • Revolving loans
  • Term loans

Mr. Jones' recent representative experience includes advising:

  • Equitrans Midstream Corporation on certain financing matters related to its US$1.8 billion acquisition of EQM Midstream Partners, LP
  • Citizen Energy Operating, an affiliate of Warburg Pincus, in connection with certain financing aspects of its take-private transaction of Roan Resources
  • An administrative agent and lead left arranger in connection with a US$830 million “holdco” financing in the midstream sector, consisting of a US$30 million super-priority revolving facility and a US$800 million term loan facility
  • A private equity sponsor in connection with a US$750 million reserve-based revolving credit facility for a minerals portfolio company with an initial borrowing base of US$75 million
  • A publicly traded midstream master limited partnership in connection with an unsecured US$1.4 billion term loan financing
  • Private funds as purchasers in connection with a US$175 million second lien note purchase agreement in the upstream oil and gas sector
  • A private borrower in connection with a US$60 million term loan for an acquisition financing in the upstream oil and gas sector
  • A sponsor-backed oilfield services company in connection with a US$200 million term loan secured primarily by titled equipment
  • A public master limited partnership in connection with a US$385 million amended and restated revolving credit facility
  • An upstream oil and gas company in connection with a US$75 million note purchase agreement and indenture

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois
  • Texas


  • JD, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
  • MBA, Northwestern University
  • MPP, Harvard University
  • BA, University of Michigan