Guy Young


Education and Clerkships

J.D., Tulane University, 1981, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Managing Editor, Tulane Law Review

B.A., George Washington University, 1977, with special honors

Bar Admissions



Guy Young has more than 25 years of experience in corporate securities transactions, including public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, securities laws compliance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and monetization transactions. Mr. Young’s practice focuses on the representation of energy companies and underwriters engaged in transactions with energy companies. 

Mr. Young has represented clients based in the United States and Canada in transactions such as: 

  • capital markets transactions including registered primary and secondary public offerings, Rule 144A and private placements of common stock, preferred stock and subordinated and senior debt securities
  • private equity and mezzanine debt transactions; asset monetization transactions, such as royalty trusts and production payments
  • securities offerings and acquisitions relying on the Multi-Jurisdictional Disclosure System with Canada
  • roll-up transactions, exchange offers and other recapitalization and restructuring transactions
  • acquisitions, divestitures and mergers of public and private companies in the United States and internationally

Professional Recognition

  • Texas Super Lawyer in Securities & Corporate Finance, 2009-2013
  • Martindale Hubbell® Law Directory with a Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™
  • Recognized by Chambers USA as a leading practitioner in Capital Markets: Debt & Equity, 2013-2014

Professional and Community Activities

  • State Bar of Texas

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