Sameer Saxena


Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2010, cum laude

B.S., University of Houston, 2006, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2010


Sameer Saxena is an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets and Securities and Energy Practice Groups in the Houston Office of Haynes and Boone, LLP.

His practice is primarily focused on corporate securities, mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, corporate governance and other corporate matters. He assists clients in various corporate matters including equity financings for privately and publicly held companies, reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, stock and asset acquisitions, compliance with corporate governance regulations, public and private securities offerings and other securities transactions.

Selected Client Representations

  • Represented an independent oil and natural gas company, in an underwritten public offering of 1,578,948 shares of non-convertible 10 percent Series A Cumulative Preferred Stock with gross proceeds of approximately $75 million.

Professional and Community Activities

  • State Bar of Texas

Capital Markets and Securities

SEC Adopts Final Rule for CEO Pay-Ratio Disclosures under Dodd Frank

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently adopted a final rule to implement Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act with respect to chief executive officer pay-ratio disclosures. Under the Final Rule, a public company must disclose the ratio of the annual total compensation of its chief executive officer to the median of the annual total compensation for all of that company’s other employees.

Client Focus


Haynes and Boone Advises American Electric Power in $550 Million Sale of Barge Operations Subsidiary

A team of Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers from three different offices advised American Electric Power Company, Inc. in the agreement to sell its commercial barge subsidiary to American Commercial Lines for $550 million.

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