According to sources:

"A strong negotiator who really addresses the issues"

"Understands the depth and breadth of legal problems and consistently provides sound business advice"

Chambers USA 2021

Jeffrey S. Muñoz


Jeffrey ("Jeff") S. Muñoz retired from the partnership on May 31, 2022. He represented oil and gas companies, private equity, hedge funds, and other financial institutions in mergers and acquisitions, financings, project development, and other transactions related to the energy industry. Mr. Muñoz's domestic and international experience includes:

  • Joint ventures and other strategic combinations in connection with the development of oil and gas assets primarily in domestic shale areas
  • Acquisitions and divestitures of oil and gas assets, midstream assets, and oilfield service businesses
  • Financing transactions including volumetric production payments, net profits interests, and royalty trusts

Mr. Muñoz has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for Corporate Law, Energy Law and Natural Resources Law (2008–2022) (Best Lawyers is by BL Rankings), as well as in Chambers USA as one of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in oil and gas (transactional) 2012–2020. He was also recognized by The Legal 500 2016 as one of the Tier 1 recommended lawyers in the US in the practice of Energy: Transactions - Oil & Gas and International Who's Who lawyer for Energy in 2014 and 2015 (Who's Who is by Law Business Research Limited).

Mr. Muñoz is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Bar Association, and the Houston Bar Association.

  • Education
    • JD, Stanford University Law School, 1993
      Business Manager and Editor, Stanford Law and Policy Journal
    • BBA, University of Texas, 1987
      magna cum laude
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