Adam Roth focuses his practice on representing energy and commodities clients in various transactional matters, including project and infrastructure development, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and related energy trading agreements. In the area of project and infrastructure development, Adam represents developers, utilities, independent power producers and fuel suppliers in connection with the development of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and natural gas liquids (NGL) infrastructure and in the negotiation of long-term fuel supply.
Prior to joining Cadwalader, Adam worked in Houston in the energy practices of two international law firms. He also previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jacques L. Wiener, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and as a law clerk to the Honorable Royce C. Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Recognized as a leader in his field, Adam has been selected as a “ Rising Star” by Texas Super Lawyers (2013-2015).
Adam received his J.D., with high honors, from The University of Texas School of Law, where he served on the Texas Law Review and was a member of Chancellors, and his B.A., cum laude, from Georgetown University. He is admitted to practice in Texas.
• Represented Magnolia LNG in developing an LNG export terminal.
• Counseled a Caribbean public utility in several natural-gas initiatives, including development, operation and maintenance of an offshore LNG regasification facility and associated pipeline infrastructure.
• Advised an international energy and commodities company in connection with its successful bid to construct propane delivery infrastructure, convert a diesel-consuming power plant to consume propane, and supply fuel to a Caribbean utility on a long-term basis.
• Advised a Central American independent power producer in connection with a propane infrastructure and fuel supply project.
• Represented a developer in the development of a crude-by-rail project.
Corporate and M&A
• Advised a multinational energy corporation in the divestiture of interests in multiple U.S. power-generation facilities.
• Represented an international financial institution in the acquisition of a seller's gas inventory and commodity purchase and sale agreements, and related transportation, storage and financial contracts.
• Advised an international physical-commodities merchant in connection with an equity investment in an entity that owns a U.S. Gulf offshore oil platform.
• Advised the LNG subsidiary of an energy-services company in connection with formation of a joint venture for the development of an LNG export facility.
• Represented a multinational financial institution in the divestiture of dry-bulk terminal assets and related real property.
• Advised an energy company in its acquisition of 500,000 warranty protection and energy efficiency leasing customer contracts.