Amanda Van Deusen


Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2003

B.A., Austin College, 1995


Amanda Van Deusen is a professional landman in the Energy Practice Group in the Houston office of Haynes and Boone. She is a Certified Professional Landman with 10 years of experience in the energy industry, most recently in multi-billion dollar acquisitions of North American Shale plays by large exploration and production companies or non-operators (foreign and domestic) related to producing properties and undeveloped leasehold. She also specializes in acquisition due diligence, land title examination, operations, leasing, and energy finance transactions. Prior to joining Haynes and Boone in 2014, Amanda worked in-house as a senior landman for various energy and land management companies and has held similar positions with other law firms.

Amanda was presented with the Houston Association of Professional Landmen (HAPL) “Above and Beyond” Award, given to the HAPL member who over the past year has contributed above and beyond what was expected in the performance of their duties and responsibilities. Amanda's recognition was for her contributions to the annual technical workshop that was held April 21, 2015. The event broke records in overall attendance and number of remote locations across the country.

Amanda is a graduate of Austin College with a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Board of Directors, Houston Association of Professional Landmen (HAPL), 2016-2018
  • Chairman, Houston Association of Professional Landmen (HAPL) Technical Workshop, 2015-2017
  • Co-Chairman, American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) Texas Land Institute, 2015-2016
  • Denver Association of Professional Landmen


HAPL 27th Annual Awards - Amanda Van Duesen

Amanda Van Deusen Receives Top Honors at 27th Annual HAPL Awards

Amanda Van Duesen was presented with the Houston Association of Professional Landmen (HAPL) “Above and Beyond” Award at the HAPL 27th Annual Awards Dinner, recognizing her contributions to the 46th Annual Technical Workshop that broke records in overall attendance and number of remote locations.

Representative Matters

  • Term Revolving Loan

    Represented Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc., as administrative agent, collateral agent and lender in a senior secured credit facility with BNK Petroleum (U.S.) Inc.

  • $100 Million Acquisition Financing

    Represented lead arranger and administrative agent in $100 million senior secured acquisition financing in connection with an E&P company's acquisition of Permian Basin oil and gas properties.

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