Kirkland & Ellis LLP
David Castro Jr. is a corporate partner in the Houston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. David’s practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions and the formation of joint ventures involving energy assets across the value chain, including traditional and renewable energy sources. David has represented clients in connection with the purchase and sale of a broad range of assets, including upstream and midstream oil and gas assets and companies, processing and fractionation facilities and specialty chemical businesses. David also regularly advises clients on joint development and farmout agreements, exchange agreements, gathering and processing agreements and other commercial arrangements concerning the development of oil and gas properties.
David has been recognized in Chambers Global for Energy: Oil & Gas Transactional (USA) for 2022–2023, and in Chambers USA for Energy: Oil & Gas — Transactional (Nationwide) for 2017–2023, with clients noting that he is “intelligent, analytical and thoughtful when working through a transaction. He is very commercially focused.”