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Mickey Baden focuses his practice on domestic and international corporate transactions, with a focus on the energy and infrastructure sectors. His experience includes mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures; onshore and offshore energy and infrastructure transactions; private equity transactions; project development; and joint ventures.

Representative Matters

  • Represented Brazos Midstream Holdings, LLC in the sale, along with Old Ironsides Energy, of Brazos’ Delaware Basin subsidiaries to a subsidiary of North Haven Infrastructure Partners II for $1.75 billion
  • Represented a subsidiary of a Chilean conglomerate in its $289 million acquisition of one of the largest networks of travel centers in the United States, with 38 locations throughout the Midwest and Texas
  • Represented Frog Scooters, Inc. in its launch of operations in Chile and Portugal
  • Represented KKR in connection with its joint venture with Monterra Energy
  • Represented KKR in connection with its $3.9 billion acquisition of Gardner Denver, Inc. and $7.2 billion acquisition of Samson Investment Company
  • Represented KKR in connection with its $232.9 million joint venture with Torq Energy Logistics Ltd
  • Represented PPL Corporation in connection with the spin-off of Talen Energy
  • Represented GeoSouthern Eagle Ford Development in connection with its approximately $6 billion sale to Devon Energy
  • Represented Crestwood Midstream Partners in connection with its merger with Inergy Midstream
  • Represented First Reserve in connection with its acquisition of TNT Crane & Riggin
  • Represented First Reserve in connection with its acquisition of Dixie Electric
  • Represented First Reserve in connection with its acquisition of Hoover Container Solutions
  • Represented The Blackstone Group in connection with its $1.2 billion joint venture with LLOG Exploration LLC
  • Represented Alta Energy in connection with its sale to Chevron Canada Limited

Prior Employment

  • Director, Veterans Legal Initiative, The Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program, 2009-2012
  • Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Jeff Brown, 55th District Court, Houston, 2007
  • Special Assistant, Texas Secretary of State, 2004-2006

Honors & Affiliations


  • State Bar of Texas J. Chrys Dougherty Award for Outstanding Legal Services Staff Attorney, 2012
  • Houston Bar Association’s Award of Merit for Exemplary Service, 2012
  • State Bar of Texas President’s Award for “Dedication to Service”, 2011


  • Board of Directors, The Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Member and Ambassador, Houston Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association

Education & Admissions


  • J.D., 2009, University of Houston Law Center
  • B.A., 2004, The University of Texas at Austin


  • Texas

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