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About Colleen

Colleen Sitton represents clients in a variety of complex business transactions in the energy industry, including the purchase and sale of energy assets and companies and the financing and development of energy projects. Her clients include energy companies, private equity sponsors and financial institutions.  

Prior to joining Bracewell, Colleen was an intern in the General Counsel Division of the Texas Governor’s Office. She also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Vanessa Velasquez in Harris County District Court, as well as an intern in the United States Senate.


Recent Notable Matters

Sabalo Energy, LLC — sale of Midland Basin assets to Laredo Petroleum Inc. for $606 million in cash and 2.507 million shares of Laredo’s common stock

Private equity-backed buyer — $240.55 million acquisition of producing properties on lands owned by the State of Texas and overseen by the Board for Lease of University Lands in the Southern Midland Basin from EP Energy



The University of Texas School of Law,
Georgetown University,
B.S., Finance and Management
with honors

Bar Admissions






The University of Texas School of Law, Criminal Defense Clinic, Student Alumni Steering Committee, 2L Co-Chair; Texas Women’s Law Caucus
Texas Journal of Oil, Gas and Energy Law
Section Representative and Staff Editor