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Robert Sarfatis


Robert Sarfatis


Robert Sarfatis focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, general corporate matters, joint ventures, employment, non-compete and executive employment/termination agreements, and drafting and negotiating all types of contracts and transactional documents. Robert serves as outside general counsel for the majority of his clients. He is a partner in the firm’s Transactions Practice and a former vice chair of the firm’s Business Law Department. Before Foley’s combination with Gardere Wynne Sewell, Robert was a member of Gardere’s board of directors.

Robert works extensively in the energy sector, but his clients span a wide range of industries, including construction, marketing, retail, fintech, biotech, consumer products, midstream natural gas, oilfield services, landfill gas, and real estate. He is known for his strong business sense and has earned a reputation for efficiency and practicality.

Representative Experience

  • Represented Enerven Services, LLC, Enerven Compression Services, LLC, and Worldwide Energy Solutions Co., LLC in the sale of all of their natural gas compression assets to J-W Power Company.
  • Represented a subsidiary of Southcross Energy Partners, LP in its acquisition of natural gas pipelines near Corpus Christi, Texas.
  • Represented Southcross Energy Partners, LP, in its acquisition of TexStar’s rich gas system.
  • Represented Dallas-based Enerven Compression Services, LLC in its sale of natural gas compression and dehydration assets to Crestwood Marcellus Midstream LLC.
  • Represented a Dallas-based midstream natural gas company in a contract dispute with a natural gas processing company.
  • Represented a leading West Texas-based manufacturer, designer, and fabricator of natural gas-treating plants that remove CO2 and H2S in its sale to a subsidiary of a Houston pipeline transportation and energy storage company.
  • Represented an El Paso-based, global communication business in its sale of its cross-border telecommunications subsidiary.
  • Represented a Dallas-based midstream energy master limited partnership in a strategic merger.
  • Represented a Dallas-headquartered midstream oil field services company in a joint venture.

Awards and Recognition

  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field of Corporate Law (2008 – 2024)
  • Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers list in the field of Mergers & Acquisitions (2009 – 2021)
  • Recognized, Who’s Who in Energy, Dallas Business Journal (2014 – 2015)
  • Recognized, The Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas, D Magazine (2006)
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list in the field of Mergers & Acquisitions (2005)


  • Member, State Bar of Texas
09 November 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents Morrow Renewables in $1.2B Sale of Seven Renewable Natural Gas Facilities

Foley & Lardner LLP represented Morrow Renewables, LLC in the sale of seven entities that own landfill gas-to-renewable natural gas facilities to a subsidiary of Enbridge Inc.
12 October 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Advises NEXUS Luxury in Plan to Bring Premium Sports and Entertainment Development to St. Andrews, Scotland

Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal adviser to NEXUS Luxury Collection in structuring the equity investment and transaction for its plans to open T-Squared Social, a premium sports and entertainment gastro pub, in St. Andrews, Scotland.
17 August 2023 Honors and Awards

Foley Attorneys Recognized in 2024 Best Lawyers in America

Foley & Lardner LLP proudly announced today that 236 of the firm’s attorneys across 20 U.S. offices have received recognition in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.
02 May 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents NEXUS Luxury in New Partnership to Develop Private Residential Club Community in South Florida

Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal adviser to NEXUS Luxury Collection, the international hospitality real estate and asset management company, in its new partnership to develop and manage The Wellington, a new 600-acre luxury residential club in Wellington, FL, designed to celebrate the best of South Florida.
11 October 2022 In the News

Foley’s Representation of HN Capital Partners in Rosewood Mansion Acquisition Highlighted in Legal Press

Foley & Lardner LLP is highlighted in legal press for its representation of HN Capital Partners in the acquisition of the iconic Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas, Texas.
30 September 2022 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents HN Capital Partners in Acquisition of Iconic Rosewood Mansion

Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal counsel to private real estate investment firm HN Capital Partners, in the acquisition of the iconic Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas, Texas. KSL Capital Partners and InterBank provided funding for the purchase.