Niki Roberts is an associate in the firm’s global energy and transactions practice.

Practice & Background

Niki’s practice focuses on oil and gas transactions with a focus on upstream and midstream transactions.  She has experience with acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, private equity investments, and strategic transactions for public and private companies in the energy industry. Niki advises clients on a variety of oil and gas matters including purchase and sale agreements, joint exploration and development agreements, lease acquisition agreements, joint operating agreements, and production sharing agreements. She also counsels clients regarding title and operational issues.

Prior to joining the firm, Niki worked in upstream oil and gas, with experience in onshore, offshore and land administration.

Community Involvement

  • Niki serves as a coach for the University of Houston Law Center Alternative Dispute Resolution Team, coaching teams for both the ABA Negotiation Competition and the South Texas Energy Law Competition. She also assists in preparing teams for the ICC Mediation Competition in Paris.
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators
  • Gulf Coast Power Association
  • Women's Energy Network

Awards & Accolades

  • Chief Articles Editor, Journal of Consumer and Commercial Law
  • Petroleum Land Management Certificate
  • Order of the Barristers
  • World Champion, International Negotiation Competition - 2014