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Patrick B. McMillin Associate

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2013


  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2013
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., Plan II and Government; B.B.A., International Business, 2008

Patrick McMillin is a corporate and energy lawyer based in the firm’s San Antonio office. He works with the firm’s Corporate Finance Group on mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures in a variety of industries. On the energy side, Patrick primarily represents energy companies in matters related to the acquisition, operation, and sale of upstream assets.


Corporate Experience

  • Represented one of the largest alcohol distribution companies in the United States in a joint venture transaction with another alcohol distributor - forming a joint venture with operations in 31 states and the District of Columbia.
  • Represented an amusement park operator in a $261 million asset sale.
  • Assisted a major oil company with the acquisition of a network of service stations.
  • Represented the buyer in a multi-million-dollar restaurant acquisition.

Energy Experience

  • Represented a private-equity backed oil and gas company in the sale of its Barnett Shale assets.
  • Advised an exploration and production company on the amendment of master lease agreements covering millions of dollars of oilfield equipment.
  • Has examined mineral and leasehold title to thousands of acres throughout Texas (primarily in the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale).
  • Analyzed and helped resolve a large number of mineral lien claims brought against a bankrupt international oilfield services company.
  • Supported the firm’s litigation department in a $15 million dispute between a lignite operator and a midstream company.
  • Counseled clients in connection with the purchase of mineral and/or royalty interests.
  • Has broad experience working with operators, mineral owners, and surface owners in South and West Texas, including drafting and negotiating oil and gas leases, pooling agreements, water use agreements, pipeline easements, and other documents related to surface use.

Community/Civic Activities

  • San Antonio Association of Professional Landmen
  • Teach For America – Rio Grande Valley, 2008 Corps Member

Texas Review of Law & Politics, Articles Editor