Jerry L. Metcalf - Thompson & Knight LLP
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Jerry L. Metcalf

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Jerry Metcalf focuses his practice on the representation of lenders, borrowers, and privately held companies in a wide variety of both domestic and international transactions. He regularly advises financial institutions and borrowers on structuring and documenting senior and subordinated debt financings secured by or involving accounts, inventory, equipment, real estate, marine vessels, and aircraft. Jerry also frequently represents companies in structuring and implementing purchase and sale transactions involving equity interests and assets.

Jerry is Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Prior Experience:  First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Adjutant General Corps, 1969-1971

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations):

  • Member, Texas Association of Bank Counsel
  • Member, American Bar Association; Business Law Section; Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section; International Law Section
  • Member, State Bar of Texas; Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section; International Law Section
  • Member, International Bar Association
  • Member, Houston Bar Association; Real Estate Section; International Law Section
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Interlaw®, Ltd., Board of Directors, 1989-2000; Chairman, 1993-1997; Vice Chairman, 1991-1993

Community Organizations:

  • Board of Trustees, Houston Grand Opera, 2004-Present
  • Board of Directors, InterAmerican Chamber of Commerce, 1994-1997
  • President, Kiwanis Club of Houston, 1996-1997
  • Board of Directors, Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, 1989
  • Greater Houston Partnership, World Trade Division
  • Administrative Board, St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 1986-1993

Texas Christian UniversityBA 1969University of HoustonJ.D. 1973
Houston Grand OperaKiwanis Foundatin of Houston

Case History

International M&A--Acquisition — Served as counsel for Korea National Oil Corporation and Ecopetrol SA in their acquisition of Petro-Tech Peruana SA, the largest operator of Peruvian offshore oil and gas properties, a $900 million transaction
International M&A--Sale Transaction — Served as counsel in the sale of the Colombian subsidiary, Omimex de Colombia, Ltd., of Omimex Resources, a Ft. Worth-based oil and gas company, to a joint venture of ONGC and Sinopec, an $850 million transaction
Domestic M&A--Acquisition — Served as counsel for a Wall Street private equity fund in acquiring a $500 million mezzanine energy loan portfolio from a Midwest utility company
Equity Investment & Debt Financing — Served as counsel for two hedge funds in connection with their $80 million equity investment in and subordinated debt financing for the controlling stake of a shallow water Gulf of Mexico oil and gas operator
Senior Credit Facilities--Vessel Transaction — Represented the agent bank arranging revolving, construction and term credit facilities aggregating over $90 million for the acquisition and/or construction of 24 vessels covered under a first preferred fleet mortgage

Office Location

333 Clay Street, Suite 3300
Houston, TX 77002
United States

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

Other Information

Gender: Male