Shad E. Sumrow

Shad E. Sumrow

Finance Practice Leader |
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Finance Practice Leader

  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    One Arts Plaza
    1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
    Dallas, TX 75201 USA
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Shad Sumrow represents clients in lending and structured finance transactions, with an emphasis on oil and gas and asset-based transactions. He also represents clients in volumetric production payment and derivative transactions.

Shad regularly counsels clients in connection with workouts, restructurings, bankruptcy, and creditors' rights. Shad's recent transactions provided billions of dollars in working capital and acquisition funds to companies in various sectors of the economy.


  • Represented an agent bank and arranger in a $1.5 billion syndicated credit facility for an independent oil and gas company with 35 bank lenders
  • Represented borrower in $1.3 billion syndicated unsecured credit facility for an independent oil and gas company to finance an acquisition
  • Represented agent bank and arranger in a $350 million secured syndicated credit facility for an oil and gas midstream company with 18 bank lenders
  • Represented institutional purchaser of a $190 million volumetric production payment
  • Represented borrower in a $500 million syndicated senior secured credit facility for a major retailer
  • Represented a mezzanine lender in a $50 million secured credit facility for an oil and gas exploration and production company


  • The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Banking and Finance Law); 2010-2019

  • Chambers USA by Chambers & Partners (Banking & Finance); 2016-2018
  • Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (Banking); 2010-2018

  • Best Lawyers in Dallas (Banking & Finance), D Magazine; 2018-2019

  • Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Banking, Energy & Natural Resources); 2005-2006, 2008-2009

  • Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas, D Magazine; 2006

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, State Bar of Texas

  • Member, New York Bar Association

  • Member, Nebraska Bar Association

  • Chairman, Commercial Code Committee of Business Law Section of Texas Bar Association, 1999-2002; Chairman, Finance Committee of Business Law Section, 2004-2005; Member, Council of Business Law Section, 2002-2004

  • Member, Dallas Bar Association

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, Texas Association of Bank Counsel

  • Member, Board of Directors, Texas Ballet Theater

  • Member, Independent Petroleum Association of America