“Mike Bengtson is a key energy sector player who acts for a range of public and private companies.”
The Legal 500 U.S.
Mike 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. Within the energy industry, he has represented companies and investors in structuring and documenting upstream, midstream and downstream acquisitions and divestitures, joint development transactions and commercial arrangements. His energy M&A experience includes transactions involving upstream and midstream assets located in domestic resource plans, and domestic and international onshore and offshore exploration areas. He has represented both funds and companies in private equity investments. He also has extensive experience with capital markets transactions (including IPOs), and in the life sciences and technology industries.
While a senior partner he held a number of key management roles, including Chair of the firmwide Corporate Department (7 yrs), Executive Committee member (6 yrs), Chair of the Partner Admissions Committee (3 yrs) and Head of Partner Lateral Recruitment (4 yrs).
BTI Consulting named Mr. Bengtson to its "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."