Danielle E. Osburn


Danielle E. Osburn


Danielle (Dannye) Osburn focuses her practice primarily on mergers, acquisitions, and transactional matters across industries, representing domestic and international clients. Her practice also includes counseling businesses on a wide range of general corporate matters, including company formation, capital raising, and drafting and negotiating commercial agreements.

Representative Experience

Energy Transactions

  • Represented a Houston private equity firm in the acquisition of a pipeline system in the Permian basin
  • Represented a Houston private equity firm in the development of a crude tall oil fractionation facility in Texas
  • Represented a major oil company in $10.5 billion share purchase with BHP Billiton pursuant to which the oil company agreed to acquire substantially all of BHP Billiton’s onshore US oil and gas properties
  • Represented seller in $400 million sale of interest in offshore GOM oil and gas platform

General M&A Transactions

  • Represented purchaser of membership interests of an accounting services company
  • Represented UK-based school bus/transportation services company in numerous nationwide acquisitions
  • Represented a zinc-oxide business in its formation, organization, financing (equity and debt)
  • Represented founder of Texas-based industrial painting contracting company in sale of stock to Texas company
  • Represented purchaser of membership interests of a healthcare staffing company


  • Member, Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society
  • Associate Member, Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Member, Texas Bar Association
15 September 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents Beacon Mobility in Acquisition of Royal Coach Lines

Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal advisor for Audax Private Equity portfolio company Beacon Mobility in its acquisition of Royal Coach Lines.
29 March 2023 Blogs

The Rapid Acceleration of Energy Convergence

Energy convergence is a rapidly growing macro trend within the Energy Sector. What is “energy convergence”? Historically, the vast majority of our energy needs have been supplied by hydrocarbons (e.g. oil & gas and coal). Now, and as we move forward, there is an accelerated shift to a more assorted supply of energy sources (e.g. solar, wind and geothermal to name a few).
24 March 2021 Press Releases

Foley Represents Ambassador Theatre Group in Acquisition of Three High-End Theatres

Foley & Lardner LLP served as lead counsel on behalf of Ambassador Theatre Group in its acquisition of three high-end venues, including San Francisco’s Golden Gate Theatre and Orpheum Theatre and Detroit’s Fisher Theatre – important markets for touring Broadway productions – as well as the theatrical programming operations of the Detroit Opera House and Music Hall in Detroit.
05 November 2018 Press Releases

Foley Gardere Represents BP in Completion of $10.5 Billion BHP Shale Assets Acquisition

Foley Gardere served as counsel to BP America Production Company in its milestone acquisition of most of BHP Billiton Petroleum (North America) Inc.’s onshore U.S. oil and natural gas assets, including oil and gas production resources in the Permian and Eagle Ford basins in Texas and in the Haynesville gas basin in Texas and Louisiana.