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James Rice

Sidley Austin LLP - Houston

  • 1000 Louisiana Street
  • Suite 6000
  • Houston, Texas, USA
  • TX 77002


Co-managing partner of Sidley’s Houston office, Mr Rice's practice focuses principally on transactions for energy industry participants, including companies engaged in oil and gas exploration and production, midstream activities, petroleum refining, petrochemicals processing, oilfield services and electric power generation. He has significant experience in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; private equity investments; bank financings; structured financings; and debt restructurings, with primary emphasis on the energy sector.


Tulane University Law School, JD, 1983, Tulane Law Review; Tulane University, BA, 1979.