• Biography

    Eddy Daniels is an energy lawyer with significant in-house experience at major energy companies and financial firms. He has deep knowledge about energy asset and commodity transactions, with an emphasis on joint ventures to develop, own and operate power plants and gas pipelines. He also has extensive experience with energy asset acquisition and disposition including power plants, natural gas and fuel oil pipelines, gas storage facilities and real estate.

    Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Eddy was the general counsel and chief compliance officer at Panda Power Funds where he advised a family of private equity funds with more than $6 billion invested in seven gigawatts of power generation projects around the U.S. He advised on fund formation, equity raising, project development, acquisition and disposition, commodity transactions, and regulatory affairs. He also assisted in execution of complex finance transactions such as secured non-recourse project finance, mezzanine equity loans, and fund-level financings and negotiated joint ventures used to acquire the Stonewall and Hummel projects.

    Eddy was also previously managing director at JP Morgan Chase & Co., where he served as a general counsel of the Houston office where the firm’s North American power and gas groups and the commodities principal investments group were based. He also previously served as assistant general counsel for mergers and acquisitions and power plant development at NRG Energy, Inc. and as a senior counsel at Reliant Energy, UBS Warburg Energy, and Enron Corp.

  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1993, Articles Editor, Texas Law Review
    • B.S.F.S., School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, 1990, cum laude
      • Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Edith H. Jones, U.S. District Court for the Fifth Circuit, 1995
      • Law Clerk to the Honorable Judge Melinda F. Harmon, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 1994
  • Admissions

    • Texas
    • District of Columbia