• Alternative Energy
  • Automotive
  • Upstream Oil & Gas
  • Midstream Oil & Gas
  • Downstream Oil & Gas
  • International Petroleum Transactions
  • Petrochemicals
  • Manufacturing
  • Technology and Software


BALL PLLC’s deep experience means we regularly handle large, complex, and demanding transactions in the United States and around the world.  We counsel both public and private acquirors and targets, advising on a wide range of corporate matters, including:

  • U.S., Cross-Border and International Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity and Strategic Investments
  • Private Offerings and Other Capital-Raising and Financing Transactions
  • Joint Venture Transactions
  • Enhanced Due Diligence

BALL PLLC also assists businesses in performing internal due diligence in order to prepare companies for sale by reducing risk and optimizing company structures for prospective purchasers.  We also guide future sellers in preparing their corporate data room information for review by future purchasers.

What We Have Done

  • Led restructuring of multi-billion-dollar global consumer products company focused on tax minimization and risk reduction, involving all material assets and hundreds of affiliated entities in all U.S. states and numerous foreign countries
  • Represented automotive manufacturer in acquisition of division of “Big 3” automotive manufacturer
  • Led buyout of Canadian-owned oilfield services company with operations in the U.S.
  • Represented E&P company with U.S. operations and foreign holding company parent in its negotiations with the lead arranger in multi-billion-dollar primary, reserve-based lending facility, as well as subsequent amendments
  • Led negotiations and documentation for unitization of the world’s largest gas unit in Mozambique
  • Led commercial and legal aspects to achieve FID for Anadarko’s $20b Mozambique LNG Project
  • Renegotiated base-load LNG sales contract (Asia to US), which created up to $1b in net value
  • Represented E&P company on establishment of key agreements with Host Countries
  • Represented E&P company on key joint venture matters, including negotiations of joint operating agreement and major disputes
  • Supported E&P operations and production associated with federal leases in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Represented large energy company in establishing renewable energy business, including wind and solar, in foreign markets, including Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam
  • Led negotiations and documentation for gas & condensate transportation agreement for regional pipeline company in Asia
  • Represented large energy company in major divestitures and acquisitions in Asia
  • Led negotiations and documentation associated with large energy company’s investment in power plant in Asia
  • Supported LNG operations of Tangguh Project in Indonesia, including EPC claims, shipping, and LNG sales
  • Supported gas-to-power project in Vietnam, including gas and electricity sales
  • Led consortium in major renegotiation of gas sales agreement for gas sales worth US$1.2b
  • Led resolution of dispute and renegotiation of lease and build-out of thirty story office building
  • Represented super major oil company’s acquisition of privately held oil and gas company with exploration interests in Indonesia
  • Represented international oil company in billion-dollar disposition of its operating production company in China
  • Represented international oil company’s sale of its operating companies in Indonesia
  • Led negotiations of major gas sales and supply contract in Pakistan

Creativity in Service of Our Clients

BALL PLLC has repeatedly demonstrated the ability to provide creative alternatives to assist clients in completing their most important transactions.

Client Testimonials

“I’ve had the opportunity to work with Aaron for several years through his interaction with the board of Energistics. Aaron is very professional and personable. Aaron consistently delivers valuable insights that compliment our team and he does so with high integrity. Finally, Aaron shows a genuine interest in people and the community in which he lives and actively participates in making things better.”

Tom Halbouty
Former member of the Board of Directors, Energistics Consortium, Inc.

Energistics Consortium, Inc.,
Industry Advisor at Builders VC (Dallas)

“Aaron’s passion and dedication to his work are admirable. His follow through, attention to detail and 360 degree perspective are priceless.”

Cesar Rincon
Vice President and General Manager

Lotus TV of Houston

“Aaron showed to be a proactive and thorough lawyer, very familiar with cross-border type of legal work.”

Manuel Adrogue

Estudio Beccar Varela (Buenos Aires)

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