Forrest’s practice includes a full-range of outside general counsel services to his corporate and individual clients. Forrest began his career in private practice for a business law firm before shifting to a role as in-house counsel for the US division of an international oilfield services company.
A sample of Forrest’s recent representative matters are as follows:
Ongoing outside general counsel services to global directional drilling and MWD service company.
Ongoing outside general counsel services to publicly traded North American oilfield services company.
Ongoing outside general counsel services to completion tools company.
Represented San Francisco based technology company in an international business combination transaction for the strategic acquisition of a UK company.
Represented scrap metal processing and trading company in securing a $20M line of credit.
Represented buyer in a $3.75M stock purchase of a student travel company.
Represented buyer in a $8M purchase of an office building in Houston, Texas.
Represented a global metal forming company in resolving a commercial dispute resulting in a $2.4M settlement in its favor.
Represented oil and gas investor in connection with the purchase of a 10% working interest in a Louisiana prospect.
Forrest lives in Houston, Texas, with his wife, Erin, and son, Oliver.
BA, University of Texas (2003)
JD, University of Houston Law Center (2006)
American Bar Association
State Bar of Texas
Houston Bar Association
Corporate Counsel Section
Oil, Gas & Mineral Law Section