Michael Chambers advises companies, investors, and lenders in a variety of capital-raising transactions. He formerly served as Global Vice Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department.

A prolific dealmaker, Mr. Chambers has navigated hundreds of transactions in all stages of a company’s growth, raising more than US$150 billion on clients’ behalf. With a keen understanding of market practice, he advises an impressive roster of companies, private equity funds, investment banks, and other institutional debt and equity investors in successive transactions across the business life cycle.

He also draws on his decades of experience to provide boards and management teams with a strategic corporate perspective and insight on raising capital at every point in the market cycle.

Mr. Chambers is regularly recognized by leading publications, including Texas Lawyer, Legal 500, Chambers USA, and The Best Lawyers in America for capital markets and bank finance in Texas and nationally.

His transactional work includes advising on:

  • Cross-border transactions
  • Private equity investments
  • IPOs and other equity offerings
  • High-yield debt offerings
  • Debt exchange offers
  • Term loans
  • Recapitalizations and restructurings

Since 2012, Mr. Chambers has represented issuers and underwriters in more than 300 debt and equity offerings, borrowers and lenders in more than 50 term loan facilities, and companies and private equity sponsors in dozens of private equity investments. Select recent representations include transactions by:

  • Diamondback Energy
  • Ares Management
  • RBC Capital
  • Quantum Capital Solutions
  • Viper Energy
  • BofA Securities
  • EPIC Midstream
  • TXO Partners
  • Bristow Group
  • Riverstone Credit Partners
  • Kodiak Gas Services
  • Six Flags Entertainment
  • Oaktree Capital Management
  • Tallgrass Energy Partners
  • Kinetik Holdings
  • Jefferies
  • Strathcona Resources
  • Citi
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Enviva Partners

Bar Qualification

  • Texas


  • JD, University of Houston Law Center
    magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BA, The University of Texas at Austin