Alex Williams


Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, 2014, cum laude; Publications Editor, Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law; Distinguished Student Attorney Award; CALI Awards for Antitrust, Cross-border M&A, and Business Clinic

B.A., Purdue University, 2008




Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana


Alexander Williams is an associate in the Energy, Power and Natural Resources Practice Group in the Houston office of Haynes and Boone. His practice focuses on energy finance, commodity trading and a variety of energy transactions involving crude oil, natural gas, and renewable energy. Alex has advised clients across a broad spectrum of agreements, including virtual and physical power purchase agreements for solar power as well as related environmental and non-environmental attributes, and secured reserve-based credit facilities for the acquisition of oil and gas properties. Alex also has experience with structured transactions and other lending transactions.

Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Alex was an experienced maritime litigator. He spent the formative years of his childhood in the Republic of Singapore and the People’s Republic of China and worked in Germany for a multi-national shipping company in its in-house legal department.

Selected Client Representations

  • Negotiated on behalf of a major independent power producer a long-term virtual power purchase agreement for the sale of approximately 89 MW and related attributes from new solar photovoltaic generation facility in ERCOT territory.
  • Represented alternative capital provider and its managed funds in a $50 million senior secured revolving note facility and a $15 million senior subordinated term note facility to finance the acquisition and development of oil and gas properties and assets in New Mexico and Colorado. The subordinated noteholders received a royalty interest in the acquired oil and gas properties.

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