Three Gibson Dunn Partners Recognized by Business Today Lawyer Awards

July 10, 2023

The Business Today Lawyer Awards 2023 named Dallas partner Doug Rayburn and Houston partner Hillary Holmes among its “Top 10 Central US Lawyers Revolutionizing Debt & Equity Capital Markets” and Houston partner Shalla Prichard among its “10 Most Influential Texas Banking & Finance Lawyers.” The lists were published on July 9, 2023.

Hillary Holmes is co-partner in charge of the Houston office where she is co-chair of the firm’s Capital Markets practice group. Hillary advises corporations, investment banks and private equity firms on long-term and strategic capital raising. She regularly advises companies on obligations under federal securities laws, corporate governance and ESG issues.

Shalla Prichard’s specialties are leveraged financings and investments in the energy industry with a particular focus on the upstream, midstream and downstream energy sectors, including energy private equity. She represents public and private borrowers, private equity investors, financial institutions and other clients in a wide variety of financing transactions.

Doug Rayburn’s principal areas of concentration are securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.  He has represented issuers and underwriters in over 200 public offerings and private placements, including initial public offerings, high yield offerings, investment grade and convertible note offerings, offerings by master limited partnerships, and offerings of preferred and hybrid securities.