Francis (Frank) R. Bradley, III

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Houston,  TX  U.S.A.
Phone713.374.3630

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Global Energy & Infrastructure
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Banking and Finance
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Financial Institutions
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 713.374.3630
Fax: 713.754.6630
http://www.gtlaw.com/People/Francis-R-Bradley-III?wosView=website
 
University The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A., with honors, 1989 Dean's List
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Houston Law Center, J.D., cum laude, 1992 Chief Publishing Editor, Houston Law Review
 
Admitted1992, Texas
 
Memberships 

Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, State Bar of Texas
•Member, Texas Association of Bank Counsel
•Sustaining Life fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

 
BornUpper Darby, Pennsylvania, 1968
 
Biography

Francis (Frank) R. Bradley III has a wide-ranging transactional practice that counsels clients primarily engaged in banking and finance (oil and gas, merger and acquisition, construction, international, structured and project), energy, oil and gas, natural resources, and corporate transactions. Frank was recognized by Chambers USA Guide 2007-2014 for being practical and commercially reasonable and is always careful to maintain the highest level of accuracy.

Frank advises both commercial lenders and corporate clients in financing transactions and private placement of debt instruments. He counsels on loan and credit restructurings, and when necessary assists clients with reorganizations and workouts. His sector-specific work includes oil and gas financings, as well as international and cross-border transactions.

Areas of Concentration
•Financial institutions and banking
•Energy, oil and gas, and natural resources
•Corporate and securities

Awards & Recognition
•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law, 2013-2015
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2007-2014
•Member, Winning Team, ACG New York Champion's Award, M&A Deal of the Year (over $200mm to $500mm) for Martin Resource Management Corporation ESOP, 2013
•Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of America's Best Corporate Law Firms, 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
•Listed, Houston Business Journal, Who's Who in Energy, 2012-2013
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2006-2008
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 AV , BV , AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Articles, Publications, & Lectures
•Co-Author, Top O&G Leasing Issues: Pooling And Pugh Clauses , Law360, June 19, 2014
•Co-Author, A How-To For Landowners Considering Oil & Gas Leases , Law360, December 5, 2013
•Featured, 100 Most Influential Business Leaders in the Energy Industry Today, Houston Business Journal, November 2013
•Co-Author, Bonus vs. Royalty: Oil And Gas Landowners' Dilemma , Law360, June 27, 2013

Associated News & Events
09.09.14 28 Greenberg Traurig Texas Attorneys Named 2015 Best Lawyers in America
05.28.14 Twelve Greenberg Traurig Texas Attorneys Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
05.23.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
02.21.14 Greenberg Traurig Completes Employee Stock Ownership Plan Transaction for Martin Resource Management Corporation
11.18.13 Three Greenberg Traurig Shareholders Listed In Houston Business Journal's 2013 'Who's Who In Energy'
08.19.13 25 Greenberg Traurig Texas Attorneys Named 2014 Best Lawyers in America
06.25.13 Greenberg Traurig Named Winner in Four Categories During Third Annual ACG New York Champion's Awards
06.17.13 Six Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized in Euromoney's 2013 ENERGY Expert Guide
06.14.13 Greenberg Traurig is a Finalist for ACG New York Champion's Awards for ESOP Transaction
06.10.13 Eleven Greenberg Traurig Texas Attorneys Included in Chambers USA Guide 2013

Published Articles
06.19.14 Top O&G Leasing Issues: Pooling And Pugh Clauses
12.05.13 A How-To For Landowners Considering Oil & Gas Leases
06.27.13 Bonus vs. Royalty: Oil and Gas Landowners' Dilemma
02.01.12 Latin American M&A Spotlight

 
Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Representation of Financial Institutions; Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with increase and renewal of $1.8 billion syndicated global secured credit facility for NYSE-listed large independent exploration and production company and its various subsidiaries, including a US Credit Agreement and Canadian Credit Agreement. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with increase and renewal of $1.5 billion syndicated global credit facility for NYSE-listed large independent exploration and production company and its various subsidiaries, including a US Credit Agreement, Australian Credit Agreement and Canadian Credit Agreement. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with increase and renewal of global syndicated secured credit facility for NYSE-listed large independent exploration and production company and its various subsidiaries, including a US Credit Agreement and Canadian Credit Agreement. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with $50 million secured credit facility for independent exploration and production company. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with $1 billion Global Syndicated Secured Credit Facility for NYSE-listed large independent exploration and production company and its various subsidiaries, including US Credit Agreement and Canadian Credit Agreement, used for acquisition financing. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with $2.1 billion Syndicated Credit Facility for NYSE-listed large independent exploration and production company. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with $1.5 billion Syndicated Credit Facility for NYSE-listed large independent exploration and production company. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with $2.03 billion Syndicated Credit Facility for private conglomerate. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with $1.3 billion Syndicated Secured Credit Facility for NYSE-listed large independent exploration and production company used for acquisition financing. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with $1 billion Syndicated Credit Facility for NYSE-listed large independent exploration and production Company in connection with acquisition. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with $1 billion Syndicated Credit Facility for NYSE-listed large independent exploration and production Company in connection with acquisition. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with $750 million Global Syndicated Credit Facility for NYSE-listed large independent exploration and production company and various subsidiaries, including US Credit Agreement, Australian Credit Agreement and Canadian Credit Agreement. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with $700 million Syndicated Credit Facility for private oil and gas producer. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with $300 million Global Syndicated Secured Credit Facility for NYSE-listed mid-size independent exploration and production company and various subsidiaries, including US Credit Agreement and Canadian Credit Agreement. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with $75 million Secured Credit Facility for private oil and gas producer. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with $50 million five-year Term Loan for natural gas utility. Represented money center bank as agent for bank syndicate in connection with $40 million Syndicated Credit Facility for private oil and gas producer. Representation of Corporations/Borrowers; Represented construction company in connection with $46 million secured credit facility with regional bank which was used to fund the creation of an ESOP and the subsequent purchase by the ESOP of construction company. Represented manufacturing conglomerate in connection with a $20 million secured credit facility agented by regional lender which was used for funding of acquisition of a manufacturing company. Represented foreign subsidiaries of an international oil field services company in connection with $600 million receivables purchase agreement agented by money center bank. Represented subsidiary of a Japanese trading company in connection with making available a $150 million credit facility for a subsidiary of NYSE-listed independent exploration and production company and subsequent acquisition of offshore oil and gas interests. Represented energy subsidiary of large mutual insurance company and several of its subsidiaries in connection with substantially all of their legal work. This primarily consisted of advising the client on oil and gas acquisitions, direct oil and gas investments, investments in various energy investment funds, and the formation of various joint ventures and investment partnerships. Such work often involved the negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, partnership agreements, exploration agreements, JOAs, farmout agreements, pooling agreements, marketing agreements, and related documents. Example engagements:; Represented in connection with 400 well carry and earning agreement (joint venture) with major oil and gas exploration company involving oil and gas assets located in Colorado. Represented in connection with acquisition of working interests from independent exploration and production company in approximately 8000 acres of oil and gas assets in Oklahoma. Represented in connection with acquisition of working interests from independent exploration and production company in approximately 13,000 acres of oil and gas assets located in Louisiana. Represented in connection with participation agreement (joint venture) with independent exploration and production company for the development of oil and gas assets throughout the State of Kansas. Represented in connection with $590 million sale of oil and gas assets in the Barnett shale to large independent exploration and production company. Represented private oil and gas producer in connection with its formation, its initial bank financing, the negotiation of various ISDA Master Agreements, and its acquisition of $340 million oil and gas producing properties in South Louisiana. Represented NYSE-listed oilfield services company in connection with negotiation of $75 million Secured Revolving Credit Facility with a money center bank as agent. Represented private television station conglomerate in connection with acquisitions of numerous low power television stations and $30 million Secured Working Capital and Acquisition Credit Facility from a money center bank used to finance such acquisitions. Represented private medical device manufacturer in connection with various transactions, including $20 million Secured Revolving Credit facility from a money center bank. Represented national/international real estate developer in connection with the negotiation and closing of construction loans for multiple office buildings in Texas and California with various lender syndicates. Represented energy investment fund in connection with the sale of oil and gas properties located in West Virginia to newly formed master limited partnership. The above representations were handled by Mr. Bradley prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
 
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