Gene Oshman's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, corporate governance, takeover defense and general corporate matters. He represents issuers, underwriters and selling shareholders in public offerings (including IPOs and shelf registrations), Rule 144A transactions, PIPE transactions and other private placements. He has participated in numerous contested takeovers and proxy fights and has assisted many clients in the analysis of their takeover defense planning and the adoption of "poison pill" rights plans. He also represents companies and investors in private equity and venture capital transactions and special committees in related party transactions.
Mr. Oshman advises clients in a variety of industries, including contract drilling; oil and gas exploration and production; logistics and freight forwarding; oilfield services; real estate investment trusts; insurance; wind energy development; medical products; financial services; and consumer food products. He is a member of the Baker Botts Oil and Gas M&A Team.