David Carlson advises commodity merchants, banks, and public and private companies in syndicated working capital facilities, other financings, strategic transactions or and structured transactions involving energy and other commodities (including metals, hydrocarbons, renewable fuels and environmental attributes).

He has firsthand knowledge of commodity desks’ structuring and maintenance of commodities financings and hedging facilities, having served on the structured origination teams of multiple large international financial institutions from 2017 through 2022. In these roles, David facilitated transactions across all stages, from pitch through closing to ongoing deal management and renewal/windup, including coverage of oil, metals, and energy finance, simple financings and credit sleeves to highly bespoke structured hedging, intermediation and working capital facilities. He also has significant experience working with distressed assets and workouts, RINs, LCFS, and conventional and “green” refinery remediation facilities.

Prior to joining Bracewell, David was also previously an associate in the New York office of a national law firm.