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Denver Office
1801 California Street
Suite 4200
Denver, CO 80202-2642, USA

Biography

Robyn E. Zolman is a partner in the Denver office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where she practices in the firm's Corporate Transactions Practice Group.  Her practice is concentrated in securities regulation and capital markets transactions.  Ms. Zolman represents clients in connection with public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, tender offers, exchange offers, consent solicitations and corporate restructurings.  She also advises clients regarding securities regulation and disclosure issues and corporate governance matters, including Securities and Exchange Commission reporting requirements, stock exchange listing standards, director independence, board practices and operations, and insider trading compliance.  She provides disclosure counsel to clients in a number of industries, including energy, telecommunications, homebuilding, consumer products and biotechnology.

In 2015, Law360 selected Ms. Zolman as one of eight "Rising Star" capital markets attorneys under 40 to watch nationwide.  She was also named a Top Woman in Energy by the Denver Business Journal in 2015.

Ms. Zolman graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2002, where she served as an Executive Editor of the Harvard Law Review.  She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Environmental Studies summa cum laude from the University of Colorado in 1999.

Representative Transactions:

  • The Williams Companies, Inc.
    • $12 billion corporate restructuring involving the dropdown of assets to Williams Partners, L.P.
    • The merger of publicly-traded Williams Pipeline Partners into Williams Partners.
    • The spin-off of its exploration and production business into a standalone publicly-traded entity.
    • Numerous issuances, tender offers and exchange offers involving over $16 billion of debt and equity securities, including offerings to finance significant acquisitions.
  • Williams Partners L.P. – Issuances of over $12 billion of debt securities and $6 billion of equity securities in numerous transactions, including offerings to finance significant third party acquisitions and parent company dropdowns.
  • Zayo Group – $450 million initial public offering, $600 million follow on common stock offering, the issuance of over $3 billion of debt securities in numerous transactions and a tender offer for $350 million of outstanding debt securities.
  • Atmos Energy – Issuances of $1.8 billion of debt securities and $600 million of equity securities in numerous transactions.
  • D.R. Horton, Inc. – Issuances of over $2.8 billion of debt securities in numerous transactions.
  • Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company – Issuances of over $2 billion of debt securities in numerous transactions.
  • Northwest Pipeline GP – Issuances of over $750 million of debt securities in numerous transactions.
  • WPX Energy, Inc. – Issuance of $1.5 billion of debt securities and over $500 million of equity securities.
  • Dresser-Rand Group Inc. – $750 million refinancing involving the issuance of new debt securities and repurchase of outstanding debt securities.
  • CityCenter Holdings, LLC – Issuances of over $1.7 billion of debt securities.
  • Vail Resorts, Inc. – $780 million refinancing involving the issuance of new debt securities and repurchase of outstanding debt securities.
  • Qwest Communications International – Issuances, tender offers and exchange offers involving over $17 billion of debt securities in numerous transactions.



 

Education

  • Harvard University - 2002 - Juris Doctor
  • University of Colorado - Boulder - 1999 - Bachelor of Arts

Admissions

  • Colorado Bar