Benjamin G. Clark: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Benjamin G. Clark


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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Energy
  • Environmental & Commodities
  • Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
  • Natural Gas
  • Trading & Transactions
  • Energy Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Insurance
Contact InfoTelephone: 713.470.6107
Fax: 713-654-1301
University Yale University, B.A.
Law SchoolVanderbilt University Law School, J.D. Articles Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review
Admitted1976, New York; 1980, Texas

Professional Activities
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Houston Bar Association
fellow, Texas Bar Foundation


Ben Clark has extensive experience representing the energy industry in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances. Ben's energy client base includes electric and gas utilities, pipelines, refineries, commodity trading firms and oilfield service companies.

He negotiates and finalizes acquisition agreements, structures the preferred sale or auction process, and manages all related aspects of the transaction. Ben recently represented a commodity trading firm in the acquisition of a metals trading business; an oilfield services company in the acquisition of an oilfield technology concern and an energy holding company in its acquisition of a natural gas home appliance warranty business.

Selected Experience
Sutherland advises commodities firm in its acquisition of J.P. Morgan Metals and Concentrates LLC.
Sutherland represents an international oilfield service company in acquisition of a global oilfield service technology firm.
Sutherland represents a Texas retail electric service provider in its sale to a private equity firm.


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Master Limited Partnerships: Proposed Tax Regulations Scale Back Activities Giving Rise to Qualifying Income
Benjamin G. Clark,Catherine M. Krupka,David T. McIndoe,Daniel R. McKeithen,David A. Roby, June 25, 2015
The Treasury Department (Treasury) and the Internal Revenue Service (Service) have issued proposed tax regulations (Proposed Regulations) that provide guidance on, and significantly scale back, the types of activities relating to minerals and natural resources that generate “qualifying...

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Benjamin G. Clark

1001 Fannin Street, Suite 3700
HoustonTX 77002-6760


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