Kelsie Knight is a corporate attorney in Holland & Knight's Houston office. Ms. Knight advises public and private clients on a range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity fund formations and general corporate governance.

In addition, Ms. Knight has experience representing clients in financing transactions, including large commercial banks in connection with syndicated lending, acquisition financing, note purchase and sale transactions, and the workout and restructuring of credit facilities.

Representative Experience

  • Represented QuarterNorth Energy Inc., a privately held offshore Gulf of Mexico exploration and production operator with working interests in several prolific deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico assets, in its $1.29 billion acquisition by Talos Energy Inc. (NYSE: TALO), a leading energy company focused on offshore oil and gas exploration and production as well as the development of future carbon capture and storage opportunities in the United States Gulf Coast, Gulf of Mexico and offshore Mexico


  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Texas A&M University, B.A., cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Texas
  • SIRE, Board of Directors
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • 12th Man Foundation
  • South Texas College of Law (SCTL) Alumni Association
  • South Texas Law Review, Editor in Chief
  • Houston A&M Club
  • American Bar Association
Honors & Awards
  • One to Watch, The Best Lawyers in America guide, Houston Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, 2021, 2023-2024; Houston Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2023-2024

Speaking Engagements