David J. Miller is a partner in the Austin and Houston offices of Latham & Watkins. He represents clients ranging from early stage growth entities to mature public companies as well as financial institutions in a variety of public and private financing and strategic transactions, including secured and unsecured high yield debt offerings, complex liability management transactions, initial public offerings, early stage financing, bridge lending and loan commitments, and special situations. Additionally, Mr. Miller advises company clients and boards of directors on general corporate matters, strategic transactions, securities laws, stock exchange rules, and governance issues.

Mr. Miller participates heavily in the firm’s pro bono program, representing not-for-profit organizations in corporate matters and clients in a variety of immigration matters, and also serves as a Board Member of the Texas General Counsel Forum (Austin).

Mr. Miller's experience includes advising:

  • Underwriters in the US$229 million initial public offering of Aris Water Solutions
  • Vertiv Group in its US$850 million senior secured notes offering
  • Vertiv Group in its US$1.8 billion acquisition of E&I Engineering Group
  • Hess Midstream in its US$750 million senior notes offering
  • Initial purchasers in the US$400 million offering of senior notes by an escrow subsidiary of Penn Virginia to finance a significant acquisition
  • W&T Offshore in a series of capital structure enhancing transactions including special purpose vehicle financing and asset divestitures
  • Initial purchasers in the upsized US$550 million offering of green bonds by Renewable Energy Group
  • Sundance Energy in connection with its successful chapter 11 financial restructuring and prepackaged plan for reorganization
  • Solaris Midstream in its US$400 million senior sustainability-linked notes
  • Great Western Petroleum in its US$235 million senior secured notes offering and comprehensive equity recapitalization
  • Underwriters in the upsized public offering of common stock for Renewable Energy Group
  • Lonestar Resources and its affiliates in connection with its chapter 11 restructuring of more than US$535 million of funded debt
  • SM Energy in connection with its complex liability management transactions, including its US$719 million up-tiering exchange offer and private exchange of senior secured second lien notes
  • CNX Resources in its US$345 million private offering of convertible senior notes
  • ONEOK in its US$956.8 million public offering of common stock, at-the-market and forward sale offering program of common stock, US$600 million offering of senior notes, and US$1.75 billion offering of senior notes
  • Superior Energy Services in its dual-issuer uptiering exchange offer for US$635 million of senior notes of SESI and related consent solicitation
  • Hess Midstream in its inaugural US$550 million offering of senior notes in connection with its reorganization and exchange offer
  • Diversified Gas & Oil  in the offering by its special purpose vehicle, Diversified ABS, of US$200 million offering of non-recourse asset backed securities 
  • Hess Midstream in its US$800 million exchange offer for outstanding Hess Infrastructure Partners senior notes and related consent solicitation
  • Initial purchasers in Viper Energy Partners’ inaugural US$500 million offering of senior notes
  • Monitronics International in its complex liability management transactions and chapter 11 bankruptcy as well as ongoing general public company representation
  • Underwriters in the US$300 million initial public offering of Brigham Minerals
  • CNX Resources in the US$500 million offering of senior notes
  • Managers in the US$500 million exchange offer and consent solicitation by Helmerich & Payne
  • Initial purchasers in the US$450 million offering of senior secured first lien notes by Jones Energy Holdings
  • Initial purchasers in the US$500 million offering of senior secured first lien notes by Sanchez Energy
  • Lonestar Resources US in the offering by its subsidiary of US$250 million of senior notes
  • CNX Midstream Partners in the US$400 million offering of senior notes
  • Hess Infrastructure Partners in the US$800 million offering of senior notes
  • CONSOL Mining in the US$300 million offering of senior secured second lien notes
  • Lonestar Resources in the US$78 million private placement of convertible participating preferred stock
  • Stone Energy in the US$225 million offering of senior secured notes
  • Lonestar Resources in its US$78 million initial public offering of common stock
  • Lonestar Resources in the offering by its subsidiary of US$50 million of senior secured second lien notes
  • Centennial Resource Production in the US$400 million offering of senior notes
  • Initial purchasers in the C$350 million offering of senior notes by Gibson Energy
  • Initial purchasers in the US$350 million offering of senior notes by Trinidad Drilling
  • Initial purchasers in the US$530 million offering of senior secured first lien notes by American Energy – Permian Basin
  • Underwriters in the US$925 million initial public offering of Parsley Energy

Bar Qualification

  • New York
  • Texas

Education

  • JD, Cornell Law School
  • MA, Université de Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne
  • BA, Trinity College

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • English