Ms. Tyson serves as Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of The Energy & Minerals Group (EMG). She has over 20 years of experience working on corporate and securities transactions. Prior to joining EMG in February 2014, Ms. Tyson was a Partner at Baker Botts L.L.P. and was a member of the MLP, Energy and Private Equity practice groups. She advised private equity funds, hedge funds and other investors in fund and special purpose vehicle formation as well as in the conduct of their investment activities and represented issuers, underwriters and investors in a variety of equity and debt offerings and mergers and acquisitions. While at Baker Botts, Ms. Tyson’s practice was focused on the energy sector and MLPs, including those engaged in coal mining, pipeline transportation and gathering, storage, oil and gas exploration and production, compression, shipping and propane, and she served as outside counsel to EMG on both portfolio company investments and co-investment structuring beginning in 2008. Additionally, she created the first mutual fund focused on investing exclusively in master limited partnerships. Prior to becoming a Partner at Baker Botts, Ms. Tyson was a Corporate Associate at both Baker Botts and Winstead, P.C.
Ms. Tyson graduated Magna Cum Laude from McNeese State University with a B.S. in Economics and Finance in 1993 and received a JD from the University of Houston Law Center graduating Cum Laude in 1997.