"She has a stellar reputation for handling major mergers and acquisitions across the oil and gas sector."

"She has a wealth of experience, so nothing takes her by surprise."

Chambers USA 2020

Robin S. Fredrickson


Robin S. Fredrickson retired from the partnership on May 31, 2022. She represented exploration and production companies, midstream companies, and private equity clients in mergers and acquisitions, corporate, and oil and gas transactions. In particular, Ms. Fredrickson’s practice focused on:

  • Acquisitions and divestitures of upstream and midstream energy assets

  • Formation of partnerships, limited liability companies, and joint venture for energy assets

  • Drafting and negotiating exploration and development agreements, participation agreements, drilling program agreements, joint operating agreements, and other contracts relevant to the energy industry

Ms. Fredrickson also has experience in secured and unsecured financing transactions in the energy sector, including volumetric production payments and other innovative structures used in the oil and gas industry. Ms. Fredrickson has been recognized in the following publications:

  • Woman Leader in The Law (2021) – by The American Lawyer
  • Chambers USA (2010 – 2020)
  • The Legal 500 US (2016 – 2019)
  • Who’s Who Legal: Energy (2017 – 2019) (Who’s Who Legal is by Law Business Research Limited)
  • Best Lawyers (2010 – 2022) – by BL Rankings
  • Super Lawyers Texas (2012 – 2019) (Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters service)
  • The International Who's Who* of Oil & Gas Lawyers (2010, 2011, 2015) (Who’s Who Legal is by Law Business Research Limited)
  • Guide to the World's Leading Energy Lawyers (9th Edition) (Guide to the World's Leading Energy Lawyers is by Legal Media Group)   

Ms. Fredrickson is a member of the Women’s Energy Network, the Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law Section of the Texas and Houston Bar Associations.

  • Education
    • JD, University of Houston Law Center, 1988
      cum laude; Editor, Houston Law Review; Order of the Coif
    • BS in Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1981
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