Of Counsel

Michael G. Busby Jr.

Attorney Busby enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served as a Field Artillery Cannoner from 1989 to 1993. Mr. Busby also served in the National Guard from 1993 to 1997 in the States of Arkansas, Oklahoma and North Carolina.

He graduated from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. Mr. Busby is a member of the Phi Delta Phi International Law fraternity and authored an international law legal article in a law journal published by South Texas College of Law.

Mr. Busby has extensive practice experience in Immigration Law, Debt Consolidation, Consumer Bankruptcy, Family Law, and Personal Injury Law.


Stefano de Stefano

Over 10 years of diverse upstream E&P experience representing governments, SOEs, independents and service companies in Asia, Latin America, Europe and Africa.  Areas of Representation include:SdStefano

  • Major Projects
  • Project Finance
  • Bid Rounds and Block Licensing
  • Joint Ventures
  • Farm-ins/Farm-outs
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Drilling Contracts
  • Nationalizations
  • Syndicated Credit Agreements and Debt Offerings

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost – Represented PDVSA, KazMunayGas, Turkmenistan Ministry of Energy, Lehman Brothers Estate, and others in project financing, restructuring, and nationalizations.

Apache – Kitimat LNG Project and associated upstream assets, international new ventures in Kenya, New Zealand, and Guyana

Diamond Offshore – Pressure Control by the Hour, shipbuilding and related disputed, M&A and divestitures, and drilling contracts

Ensco – Structuring and JVs in Libya, Angola, Saudi Arabia and drilling contracts

Mr. de Stefano also ran for US Senator from Texas, where the Dallas Morning News Endorsed his campaign and works with various political organizations to assist them in maximizing their strategic objectives.

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