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About Ben

Ben Martin has experience assisting clients at every juncture of a legal entity’s life-cycle, from its incorporation and establishment of governance procedures to its termination through merger, conversion or other business combination. 

His M&A experience includes the representation of public companies, private investment firms and private companies in the acquisition and sale of public and private companies. In his M&A experience, he has coordinated with financial advisors to the firm’s clients to help manage robust auction processes in search of the most attractive disposition opportunity. He has also assisted clients in their creation of or investment in strategic joint ventures. Ben recently represented DCP Midstream, LLC in its contribution of assets to DCP Midstream, LP forming the Largest NGL Producer and Gas Processor in the U.S.

Ben has also represented issuers in various securities offerings that have collectively raised more than $8 billion. He recently represented a leading midstream MLP in its $1 billion investment grade debt offering and also has experience in high-yield debt offerings.


Recent Notable Matters

Holly Energy Partners, L.P. — representing Holly Energy Partners, L.P. in an IDR simplification transaction that will eliminate the incentive distribution rights held by its general partner and convert its general partner interest into a non-economic general partner interest in exchange for the issuance of common units of Holly Energy valued at $1.25 billion



University of Virginia School of Law,
Louisiana State University,
magna cum laude

Bar Admissions



Conversational Spanish



Deal of the Week: Lots of Energy

May 3, 2013
Texas Lawyer - Houston Bureau



University of Virginia
Virginia Law & Business Review