Clint Culpepper is Chair of the Corporate Department in Austin. Recognized repeatedly for his practice by The Best Lawyers in America as "One to Watch" for Banking and Finance Law (2021 & 2022), Clint's practice focuses on all types of debt transactions, where he represents borrowers, issuers, agents, lenders and investors. His practice particularly focuses on representing private equity firms, direct lenders and companies in transactions in the technology and energy spaces.
His recent transactions include representing the underwriter in the acquisition financing of Shelf Drilling's acquisition of 38 jackup rigs from Transocean Ltd., representing the agent bank in a senior secured term loan to Eos Energy Enterprises, a publicly traded clean energy battery storage company, and representing the borrower in a venture debt financing to a privately held clinical-stage biotech company.
Clint guest lectures at Michigan State University College of Law and Texas A&M University School of Law, and is a frequent presenter on debt-related legal topics. He sits on the board of directors of the National Association of Corporate Director's Texas Tricities chapter, and is a member of the American College of Investment Counsel and the Opportunity Austin initiative for the Austin Chamber of Commerce.
He is a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to law school, Clint was an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He is a member of (i) the firm's private equity group, (ii) the Austin office's employment committee and (iii) the Austin office's client development committee. He has been at Baker Botts his entire legal career.