John P. Crespo is a partner in King & Spalding’s Houston office. He is a member of the firm’s Global Transactions Practice Group. Mr. Crespo has a broad multidisciplinary practice that includes extensive experience in domestic and international transactions, including the formation and structuring of joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, privatizations, development of infrastructure projects, and general corporate and contract matters. He serves as a regular adviser to a wide array of clients comprising public and privately held corporations, private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds, and financial institutions. His work includes drafting and negotiating joint venture agreements, domestic and cross-border acquisition and sales agreements, shareholder agreements, joint bidding and cooperation agreements and project related agreements. Much of his experience is related to the energy industry. He was born in La Paz, Bolivia and speaks Spanish and English and has a working knowledge of Portuguese.
Mr. Crespo received his B.A. from Texas A&M University and his J.D. from the South Texas College of Law where he served as Articles Editor for the South Texas College of Law Journal of International Trade Law. He was judicial intern to the honorable David Hittner in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
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