Rocío Ruiz is an associate in the Transactional Practice Group in the Firm’s Houston office. Prior to joining the Firm, she served as a judicial intern to both the Honorable Stephen Wm. Smith and the Honorable Mary Milloy of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Representative Legal Matters
- Represented a NYSE-listed global specialty chemicals company in the USD 530 million sale of its global business unit through a competitive auction process.
- Represented an international energy company in a joint venture to develop, own, and operate new terminal storage facilities in Mexico.
- Represented a NYSE-listed energy company in the negotiation of a NAESB contract to secure long-term supply of natural gas for its business.
- Represented an international natural gas and electrical energy utilities company in its acquisition of a renewable energy company.
- Represented a private chemical company in the sale of the company through a competitive auction process to a private equity purchaser.
- Represented a publicly-traded major U.S. power company in the negotiation and sale of a USD 260 million 360-megawatt gas-fired peaking power plant to a utility in the Southeast U.S.
- Represented the North American arm of a global industrial gas company in its strategic acquisition of a turboexpander business unit.
- Represented a leading U.S. solar panel company in the sale of the company through a competitive auction process to a private equity purchaser.
- Represented an international energy company in connection with the disposition of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and gas assets to a private equity-sponsored management team.
- Represents corporations in multijurisdictional corporate reorganizations.
- Texas~United States (2017)
- University of Houston Law Center (JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Order of the Barons, Houston Law Review) (2017)
- Agnes Scott College (BA, cum laude) (2009)
- Author, "School-to-Prison Pipeline: An Evaluation of Zero Tolerance Policies and Their Alternatives," 54 Houston Law Review 803, 2017