Mike Bengtson is Chair of the firmwide Corporate Practice and serves on the firm's Executive Committee. Mr. Bengtson represents business clients in a variety of transactional and other corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures and capital formation transactions. Since January 2016, he has been involved in over 35 M&A transactions involving over $15 billion.
Within the energy industry, he represents industry participants and investors in structuring and documenting upstream, midstream and downstream acquisitions and divestitures, joint development transactions and commercial arrangements. His energy experience includes transactions involving upstream and midstream assets located in resource plays involving the Permian, Eagle Ford, Marcellus, Utica, SCOOP/STACK, Bakken, Anadarko, Barnett, Arkoma, Haynesville and other shale formations, and in other domestic and international onshore and offshore exploration areas.
BTI Consulting named Mr. Bengtson to its "2016 Client Service All-Stars" list. This recognition highlights lawyers who are selected by general counsels on the criteria that they exhibit "superior client focus, innovative thought leadership, unmatched business understanding, legal skills, outsized value and outstanding results" and "stand above all others in client service."
Mr. Bengtson also has extensive experience in the life sciences and technology industries.