Stella Tang is a corporate associate in Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher’s Houston office. Stella’s practice focuses on complex private and public mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, divestures, private equity investments, and corporate governance matters. Stella has extensive experience representing private equity firms, private and public companies, management teams, particularly in the energy, power and infrastructure sectors.
Stella received her Juris Doctor with High Honors from The University of Texas School of Law in 2015. While at The University of Texas School of Law, she was installed as Chancellor of the Class Year of 2015 – a member of the law school’s most prestigious honor society. She was also a recipient of presidential scholarships in law and elected to the Order of the Coif. Stella is a life member of the Texas Law Review.
Stella has served as co-chair of the External Relations Committee, the Gala Committee and the Mentorship Committee of Asian American Bar Association (“AABA”) of Houston. She is currently serving as the co-chair of the Corporate Counsel Committee of AABA.
Stella has been recognized as a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ in the area of Energy Law and Mergers & Acquisitions. She has also been elected to Rising Stars for 2021-2022 and recognized as Top Rated Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney by Super Lawyers©.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Stella was an associate in the M&A/Private Equity Department of Kirkland & Ellis’ Houston office.
- Conflicts Committee of the general partner of Green Plains Partners LP in its take-private acquisition by Green Plains Inc.
- Conflicts Committee of the general partner of Holly Energy Partners, L.P. in its take-private acquisition by HF Sinclair Corporation.
- Conflicts Committee of Hess Midstream LP in multiple rounds of repurchase of Class B Units from its sponsors.
- An U.S.-based medical technology company in a series of acquisitions of operating companies and investments in new product lines.
- Special Committee of the Board of Atlas Corp. in $10.9 Billion acquisition by Poseidon Acquisition Corp.
- Conflicts Committee of the general partner of Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. in its take-private acquisition by Shell USA Inc.
- Conflicts Committee of the general partner of Rattler Midstream LP in its take-private acquisition by Diamondback Energy, Inc.
- USD Group LLC (“USDG”) in the sale of Hardisty South terminal by USDG to USD Partners LP (“USDP”) and the elimination of incentive distribution rights and general partner economic interest of USDP.
- Conflicts Committee of the general partner of BP Midstream Partners LP in its take-private acquisition by BP p.l.c.
- PAR Technology Corporation in concurrent offerings of $55 million common stock and $265 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes.
- Conflicts Committee of the general partner of Landmark Infrastructure Partners LP in its 13e-3 take-private transaction.
- Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. in its $1 billion senior notes offering.
- General Electric Company in its $7 billion debt tender offer in June 2021.
- Crestone Peak Resources in its all-stock merger with Civitas Resources, Inc. (“Civitas”), resulting in an estimated enterprise value of $4.5 billion of Civitas.
- Berkshire Hathaway Energy in the completion of acquisition of majority of Dominion Energy’s gas transmission and storage business for a total consideration of $8 billion.
- Berkshire Hathaway Energy in the completion of a two-part offering of senior notes totaling $2 billion.
- Conflicts Committee of the general partner of Delek Logistics Partners, LP in the elimination of all of the incentive distribution rights (IDRs) and the conversion of 2.0% economic general partner interest into non-economic general partner interest, for a total consideration of approximately $484 million.
- Conflicts Committee of the general partner of Delek Logistics Partners, LP (“DKL”) in the sale of certain trucking assets from Delek US Holdings, Inc. to DKL for a total consideration of $48 million in cash.
- Conflicts Committee of the general partner of Delek Logistics Partners, LP (“DKL”) in the sale of the Big Spring Gathering system from Delek US Holdings, Inc. to DKL for $100 million in cash and 5 million DKL common units.
- GIC in its acquisition of a minority stake in WaterBridge Resources LLC from funds affiliated with Five Point Energy LLC and WaterBridge management.
- Warburg Pincus in its $500 million equity commitment to Tall City Exploration III LLC, a Midland-based exploration and production company focused on the Permian Basin.
- GenOn Energy, Inc. and its wholly owned indirect subsidiary, NRG Wholesale Generation LP, in the $314 million sale of the Choctaw facility, a combined cycle, natural gas-fueled electrical generation plant, to Entergy Mississippi, Inc.
- GenOn Energy Inc. on its approximately $520 million sale of the Hunterstown CCGT power generation facility to Platinum Equity.
- Energy Future Holdings Corp. on its $18.1 billion sale to Berkshire Hathaway Energy Co.
- Sole Source Capital in connection with its joint venture with York Capital Management to acquire Chevron’s Bay Marchand and Main Pass Gulf of Mexico assets.
- GSO Capital Partners LP and its affiliates in a $250 million preferred equity investment in Carrizo Oil & Gas, which included warrants exercisable for approximately 4% of Carrizo’s common stock.
- Plains All American Pipeline LP in its $1.215 billion acquisition of 100% of the equity interests in Alpha Holdings Co. LLC, which indirectly owns the Alpha Crude Connector.
* Matters prior to joining Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP