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Patrick Lingwall is a senior attorney with a corporate transactional practice.

Patrick represents companies in various matters, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint venture formation, private equity investments, and other complex business transactions and commercial matters, primarily involving the energy and infrastructure sectors. Patrick has represented and counseled a broad spectrum of private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies throughout his career.

Away from the Office

Patrick is the President of the Board of Directors of Resolve It, Inc., a non-profit providing crisis intervention and trauma counseling services to children in mainland Galveston County.  In his free time, Patrick enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family, preferably simultaneously while watching the Texas Longhorns play football. 

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas (2011)


  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2011
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 2007
  • Montrose Resources LLC and certain of its affiliates in their corporate reorganization and the simultaneous restructuring of a first-lien note ($17.5 million) and second-lien credit facility ($90 million) secured against their assets. 
  • Private equity-backed oil and gas company in the $508.3 million divestiture of its assets to Lime Rock Resources.
  • Pickering Energy Partners in its drilling partnership with a private operator in the Midland Basin.
  • Guidon Operating LLC in its divestiture of all leasehold interests and related assets to Diamondback Energy, Inc. for 10.63 million shares of Diamondback common stock and $375 million.
  • FourPoint Energy LLC in its merger with Maverick Natural Resources to create Unbridled Resources LLC.
  • Arena Energy LP in its prepackaged Chapter 11 case in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, to pursue a sale of its assets as a going concern, restructure more than $1 billion in funded indebtedness and address over $500 million of plugging and abandonment liabilities, as supported by Arena's first-lien revolving lenders and second-lien term lenders.
  • Private equity fund in the dissolution of a joint venture developing oil & gas prospects in deep water Gulf of Mexico and the contemporaneous transfer of its assets to certain affiliates.
  • The Carlyle Group in the acquisition of a controlling interest in a marine terminal joint venture.
  • Raisa Energy LLC in a first of its kind transaction involving Raisa’s issuance of asset-backed securities secured by producing oil and gas wells.
  • Parsley Energy. Inc. in its $2.27 billion all-stock acquisition of Jagged Peak Energy Inc.
  • Riviera Resources. Inc. in its $295 million sale of oil and gas assets and gas processing facilities in the Hugoton Gas Field in Kansas.
  • Vanguard Natural Resources Inc. and its affiliates in their Chapter 11 cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of Texas.
  • Callon Petroleum Company in its $3.2 billion acquisition of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. in an all-stock transaction.
  • LLOG Bluewater Holdings, LLC in its $1.4 billion sale of Gulf of Mexico assets to Murphy Oil Corp.
  • Salt Creek Midstream, LLC in its 50/50 joint venture with Noble Midstream Partners LP to provide crude oil gathering and transportation services in the Delaware Basin.
  • Newfield Exploration Co. in its approximately $5.5 billion acquisition by Encana Corp. in an all-stock transaction.
  • CSW Industrials in its acquisitions of: (i) 100% of the equity interests in a closely-held manufacturing corporation; and (ii) a product line and substantially all remaining assets of a privately-held consumer products distributor.
  • Integrity Marketing Group in a series of acquisitions of all the equity interests in various regional health insurance brokerage and wealth management firms.