Houston,TX, October 6, 2020 – Crain Caton and James is pleased to announce that Adrienne Randle Bond has joined the Firm as a shareholder in the Corporate, Business and Tax Area.  Adrienne’s dynamic career includes more than 35 years of working with E&P and oil field companies as well as digital start-up organizations and entrepreneurs.  She has successfully closed transactions in excess of $1B, hired and managed legal teams, and built legal departments from the ground up.  She is best known for her capabilities in the areas of Energy, Finance, Securities, and LLC law.  She provides clients with legal advice in E&P Acquisitions, Equity and Debt Financing, Asset Acquisitions and Sales, Private Placements, SEC Compliance, Employment Law, Joint Operating Agreements, Gas Purchase Agreements, Master Service Agreements, and Farmout and Participation Agreements.


Adrienne has published many scholarly articles and papers throughout her career.  She is a frequent author and lecturer on corporate and securities law issues and has served as Adjunct Professor of Corporate Law and Securities Law at the University of Houston Law Center.  She is a past President of the Women’s Finance Exchange and has been a member of the State Bar of Texas’ Corporate Law, Continuing Education, and Venture Capital Committees. She is also a member of the Limited Liability Company, Partnership and Unincorporated Entity Committee, and the Private Equity Venture Capital Committee of the American Bar Association.  In 2017, she was named one of Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women by Houston Woman Magazine.


Licensed to practice in Texas (since 1980) and Colorado (since 2009), Adrienne is a magna cum laude graduate of Rice University and graduated Columbia University Law School as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.  She is fluent in English and Spanish, is competent in French, and has studied Portuguese, Greek, and Italian.


“In addition to Adrienne’s impressive understanding of corporate transactions and securities laws, her background as a general counsel gives her unique insight into the issues that affect business owners the most.  Those talents are particularly valuable when dealing with the uncertainties that exist in today’s business environment.  We are elated that she chose to become a member of the Firm’s outstanding group of corporate attorneys and look forward to the contributions that she will be able to make the continued success of the Firm,” states Peter Nemeth, shareholder and Chairman of the Firm’s Executive Committee.


About Crain Caton & James

Crain Caton & James, P.C. provides first-class legal services with integrity and exceptional value to its clients in Houston, Texas, and around the world.  The Firm’s over 100-year history in downtown Houston gives it strong ties to Houston and a deep commitment to giving back to the community whenever possible.  Founded in 1912, the Firm now has a wide range of practice areas, including Banking, Corporate, Real Estate, Probate and Estate Planning, Environmental, Employment, Intellectual Property, Fiduciary Litigation, Commercial Litigation & Appeals and more.

Principal Office: 1401 McKinney Street, Suite 1700, Houston, Texas 77010

The Woodlands Office: 1095 Evergreen Circle, Suite 200, The Woodlands, Texas 77380 (By appointment only)



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