Brian Bruzzo advises clients on corporate finance and securities law, including securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and public company representation matters.

Mr. Bruzzo regularly advises issuers and investment banks in a variety of capital markets transactions, including:

  • Secured and unsecured high yield debt offerings
  • SEC registered offerings
  • Liability management transactions, including tender offers and exchange offers

Mr. Bruzzo maintains an active pro bono practice, representing individuals seeking asylum status in the United States and serving on the Houston office’s pro bono committee.

Mr. Bruzzo’s experience includes advising: 

Capital Markets

  • Underwriters on Kodiak Gas Services’ US$256 million IPO
  • TotalEnergies on a US$4.25 billion registered guaranteed notes offering
  • Initial purchasers on Kinetik Holdings’ US$1 billion sustainability-linked notes offering
  • Initial purchasers and underwriters on Matador Resources’ US$900 million 144A senior notes offering and simultaneous US$347 million common stock offering
  • Initial purchasers and underwriters on Talos Energy’s US$1.25 billion 144A second-priority senior secured notes offering and simultaneous US$351 million common stock offering 
  • Waste Connections on a US$750 million registered senior notes offering
  • Equtirans Midstream Corporation in its US$600 million 144A senior notes offering
  • Underwriters and initial purchasers on multiple Permian Resources equity and senior notes offerings
  • Initial purchasers on Anteros Midstream’s US$600 million 144A senior notes offering
  • CNX Resources on its US$400 million 144A senior notes offering and concurrent redemption of senior notes due 2027

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Incitec Pivot Limited in its sale of its ammonia manufacturing facility located in Waggaman, Louisiana, to CF Industries Holdings, Inc. for a total value of US$1.675 billion
  • Otonomo Technologies Ltd. in its merger agreement with Urgent.Ly, Inc., in an all-stock transaction. 
  • EP Energy in its sale to Verdun Oil Company II, LLC, a portfolio company of EnCap Investments, for approximately US$1.45 billion

Bar Qualification

  • Texas


  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2021
  • BA in Political Science, George Washington University, 2016