TRENT BRIDGES’s practice focuses on a wide variety of energy-related transactions, infrastructure development projects, and investments. Trent has extensive experience advising on acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, greenfield projects, and investments across the oil and gas value chain. He also actively represents clients in energy transition projects, including those involving renewable fuels and investments in new technologies in support of such projects.
Prior to joining Sidley, Trent served as an officer and in managing legal roles for Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP), where he worked directly with its board of directors and executive management team on numerous significant M&A transactions and infrastructure development projects. During his tenure at Magellan, Trent led the structuring, drafting, and negotiating of purchase and sale agreements, joint venture arrangements, terminalling and offtake contracts, and pipeline throughput commitments and related tariffs for the development, construction, ownership, and operation of new and expanded pipeline systems, inland storage and marine export terminals, condensate splitter facilities, and other midstream assets.
Trent began his legal career in Oklahoma City at the largest law firm in the state of Oklahoma, where he primarily represented upstream oil and gas companies in capital markets and financing transactions, compliance with SEC periodic reporting, NYSE, NASDAQ, and other exchange rules, and mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.