Katy Shurin

Practices

Education and Clerkships

J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law, 2009

B.A., Middlebury College, 2004, magna cum laude

Admissions

Texas, 2014

New York, 2010

Profile

Kathryn "Katy" Shurin is a member of Haynes and Boone’s Energy, Power and Natural Resources Practice Group in the Houston office. She is active in Haynes and Boone’s energy, commodities, power and renewables, energy finance, and oil and gas practices. Katy represents financial institutions and commodities and energy companies in a wide array of complex transactions, including secured and unsecured hedging and off-take arrangements, structured transactions, transactions for the purchase and sale of energy-related commodities, prepaid transactions, supply arrangements, working capital and letter of credit facilities, and other lending transactions, with a particular focus on the power, natural gas, wind, solar, renewable energy credit, and upstream and midstream oil and gas and gas liquids industries. 

Katy’s experience includes structuring, analyzing and negotiating bespoke agreements as well as standardized energy commodity master agreements, including the ISDA and related annexes, EEI, WSPP and NAESB. Katy works with clients on determining the appropriate contract structure and credit support arrangements to help her clients achieve their business objectives. As part of this representation, Katy also drafts and negotiates supporting documentation, such as collateral and intercreditor agreements.

Katy is active in the Houston community. She is a member of the board of directors of Main Street Theater, and she is the chair of the philanthropy committee of Texas Wall Street Women in Houston. Katy is also a member of the board of directors of the Washington and Lee University Alumni Association in Houston, and she is a member of the Middlebury College Alumni Admissions Program. Katy is also a member of the Houston Bar Association.

Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Katy worked in New York as a capital markets and securities associate, where she represented publicly traded and privately held companies in connection with initial public offerings, secondary and follow-on offerings, shelf registrations, exchange offers, PIPEs, rights offerings, private placements and offerings pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S, and advised clients on SEC reporting and corporate governance matters.

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