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About Caroline

Caroline Ellis’ practice focuses primarily on joint ventures, general corporate transactions, and public and private capital markets transactions. In addition, she advises clients on Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting and disclosure obligations and other corporate governance and compliance matters.

Prior to joining Bracewell, Caroline interned in the Aviation & Admiralty Litigation Section of the Department of Justice, Civil Division, Torts Branch, as well as a pro bono intern with Atlanta Legal Aid.


Recent Notable Matters

Sabalo Energy, LLC — $715 million sale of Midland Basin assets to Laredo Petroleum, Inc.

Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc. — acquisition of Prime Window Systems, LLC

Veritex Holdings, Inc. — underwriters’ counsel in offering of $125 million of subordinated notes

Equinor — $1.1 billion sale of a 50 percent interest in two US offshore wind development projects to BP, including formation of a partnership to develop and operate the Empire Wind project offshore New York and Beacon Wind project offshore Massachusetts, which together could generate up to 4.4 GW



University of Virginia School of Law,
The University of Georgia,
summa cum laude

Bar Admissions





US Department of Justice, Civil Division, Torts Branch, Aviation & Admiralty Litigation Section, Intern
Atlanta Legal Aid, Intern
University of Virginia School of Law
Virginia Environmental Law Journal
Managing Board, Articles Editor; Virginia Innocence Project; Virginia Environmental Law Forum, Board Member and Speaker Coordinator