Carl is a Partner at Opportune and serves as the firm’s Transactional Advisory and Upstream sector leader. Carl has more than 25 years of business experience, including eight years as a partner with the national law firm Winstead and eight years as a senior executive in the energy industry. Before Opportune, Carl was the Senior Vice President of Legend Natural Gas serving in several roles, including General Counsel, VP of Land, and Chief Administrative Officer. In these roles, Carl oversaw legal, land, land administration, IT, acquisitions/divestitures, risk management, human resources, and EHS. Carl also served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Marlin Midstream (FISH), a publicly-traded MLP headquartered in Houston, Texas, with various operations throughout the U.S.