• Biography

    Chad Mills is a partner in the Energy Practice Group in the Houston office of Haynes and Boone. His practice focuses on structured energy transactions and related energy trading agreements, project and infrastructure development and finance, mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate transactions.

    With a long history of serving clients in the energy sector and a superior understanding of the natural gas, electric power and oil businesses, Chad helps clients successfully execute energy transactions and benefits clients with his exceptional understanding of the commercial and legal issues at play.

    He has extensive experience in advising various clients in the energy industry in the acquisition, divestiture and development of power facilities, including renewable energy, and natural gas and midstream assets. He has been involved in developing a number of energy import and export projects involving liquefied natural gas (LNG), compressed natural gas and natural gas liquids.

    His clients include prominent financial institutions, energy companies, developers and investors involved in developing and financing energy infrastructure, as well as supply, off-take and hedging transactions. Many of Chad’s transactions have included significant structured credit components.

    Chad is recognized as a leading lawyer by multiple independent commentators, including by The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2008-2018, which also named him a “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Derivatives and Futures Law. He has been listed in Texas’ Best Lawyers, Woodward/White, Inc., 2015, and in Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2006 and 2008, as well.

  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D. , University of Houston Law Center , , summa cum laude, Houston Law Review
    • B.S. , University of Texas at Austin ,
  • Admissions

    • Texas