Jimmy Vallee

Managing Director

U.S. business author and investor Jimmy Vallee defines and evolves Valhil Capital’s partnering and acquisition strategy as the firm’s managing director.

Labeled in the media as among “America’s Top Energy Dealmakers” and “One of the New Breed of Superstar Lawyers”, Jimmy authored the Amazon #1 bestseller, Giant Shifts – Energy Trends Reshaping America’s Future.

Prior to co-founding Valhil Capital, Vallee enjoyed two decades’ experience advising public and private companies, MLPs, investment banking firms, sovereign wealth and private equity funds in more than $100 billion of worldwide transactions as a leading M&A partner at two global AmLaw 100 law firms.

Vallee is a frequent speaker on business, economic, and energy topics including a recent keynote at the annual MENSA conference. His expert commentary has been featured in publications as diverse as USA Today and U.S. News & World Report as well as in numerous trade and industry outlets.

A native Texan, Jimmy travels extensively and lives in Houston with his wife and 2 daughters.


Texas Tech University School of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence
Lamar University
BAAS summa cum laude