Trevor Wommack, Chair of Latham & Watkins’ Finance Department in the Houston office, represents major US and global financial institutions in syndicated lending transactions, including in particular, upstream exploration and production and minerals reserve-based financings, as well as both out of court and chapter 11 restructurings.

Mr. Wommack advises foreign and domestic lending institutions as administrative agents in connection with credit facilities in a wide range of industries, including in particular acquisition finance and upstream exploration and production and minerals reserve based lending credit facilities. He also advises creditors navigating forbearance, workout, bankruptcy, and liquidation of distressed assets.

Mr. Wommack regularly advises clients on:

  • Structuring, negotiating, and documenting of all types of syndicated lending transactions   
  • Acquisition finance
  • Reserve-based lending transactions   
  • Debtor-in-possession and bankruptcy exit credit facilities

Mr. Wommack has been recognized as a leading lawyer in:

  • Chambers USA for his work in Banking & Finance Law in Texas (2013-2020)
  • The Legal 500 US for his work in Commercial Lending: Advice to Lenders (2020)
  • Best Lawyers in America for Banking and Finance Law (2012-2022) (Best Lawyers is by BL Rankings)
  • Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, IFLR1000 Financial & Corporate Guide, Rising Star – Bank Lending: Lender Side (2016)
  • Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters (2016)

Mr. Wommack is a member of the Texas Bar Foundation and the Houston Bar Association.

Mr. Wommack’s experience includes advising:

  • Fifth Third, as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$130 million secured acquisition finance credit facility to a cloud hosting and data protection service provider
  • Citibank, as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$1.25 billion secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to California Resources Corporation
  • The Bank of Nova Scotia, as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$1.5 billion secured reserve-based revolving and term loan exit credit facility for Gulfport Energy
  • Citibank, as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$350 million secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to Vine Energy
  • Fifth Third, as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$190 million secured acquisition finance credit facility to a cloud hosting and data protection service provider
  • Citibank, as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$130 million secured Debtor-In-Possession credit facility and in reserve-based revolving and term loan exit facilities to Vanguard Natural Resources
  • Pacific Drilling, an international offshore drilling contractor, in its restructuring matters, including the negotiation of a US$80 million senior secured delayed draw term loan exit facility
  • The Bank of Nova Scotia, as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$262.5 million debtor-in-possession credit facility to Gulfport Energy Corporation
  • A major bank, as lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$1 billion senior secured, reserve-based revolving credit for Birch Holdco
  • Citibank, as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$500 million secured reserve-based credit facility to Falcon Minerals
  • A major bank, as lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$1.5 billion senior secured, reserve-based revolving credit for Northern Oil and Gas
  • The Bank of Nova Scotia, as administrative agent, in a US$1.5 billion senior secured upstream exploration and production reserve-based credit facility to Gulfport Energy
  • The Royal Bank of Canada, as administrative agent, in a senior secured reserve-based credit facility to a private minerals company in the Delaware Basin
  • Kimmeridge Mineral Fund in a senior secured reserve-based minerals credit facility
  • The Export-Import Bank of Korea in connection with a reserve based credit facility to a private company
  • Macquarie Capital, as left lead arranger, in a US$800 million Term Loan B to a private midstream holding company
  • A major bank in a US$700 million syndicated, revolving credit facility to Exterran
  • A major bank, as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$1.5 billion secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to Indigo Natural Resources
  • A major bank, as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$1 billion secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to a private operator in the Permian Basin
  • JPMorgan Chase, as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$1 billion secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to a private operator in the San Juan Basin
  • A major bank, as administrative agent, in a US$400 million unsecured term loan to a private operator in the Midland Basin
  • A major bank, as administrative agent, in a US$300 million secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to a private operator in the Wattenberg Field
  • JPMorgan Chase, as administrative agent, in a US$250 million secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to a private operator in the Delaware Basin
  • A major bank, as administrative agent, in a US$100 million secured reserve-based revolving credit facility to a private operator in the Haynesville Shale
  • A major bank, as administrative agent, in an upstream exploration and production reserve-based US$500 million senior secured credit facility to a private equity-backed energy company focused in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado’s DJ Basin
  • A major bank, as administrative agent, in an upstream exploration and production reserve-based US$300 million senior secured credit facility to a private equity-backed energy company focused in the Bakken
  • The Bank of Nova Scotia, as administrative agent, in an upstream exploration and production reserve-based US$350 million senior secured credit facility to Eagle Energy Trust
  • A national bank in an unsecured revolving credit facility to a publicly traded midstream MLP and a secured revolving credit facility to its general partner

Asset-Based Loans

  • Macquarie Bank in a US$70 million multi-national secured asset-based credit facility to a private commodity trading company
  • Macquarie Bank, as administrative agent, in a senior secured working capital credit facility and its affiliate as a counterparty in a grain repurchase facility to a grain logistics company

*Certain matters above were handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Texas

Education

  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 2006
  • BA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English

Practices