David Cooke


Mr. Cooke joined ARM Energy in January 2016 as General Counsel and serves as Secretary of Salt Creek Midstream. Prior to joining Salt Creek, Mr. Cooke had in-house experience as the Assistant General Counsel for Element Markets LLC in Houston, where he provided counsel on renewable energy development, project financing, environmental credit marketing, and brokerage services. He was also responsible for the regulatory and compliance duties of project developments and general corporate matters for over 700 entities, including independent power producers, utilities, co-ops, oil and gas chemical companies, cement producers and pulp & paper manufacturers. Previously, Mr. Cooke was an Associate at both Locke Lord LLP-Houston and Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York, where he focused his practice on corporate and energy law, with experience in mergers and acquisitions, public and private equity offerings, debt offerings and general corporate governance. Mr. Cooke received his undergraduate degree in Political Science at the University of North Carolina, Master of Public Policy from Duke Sanford Institute of Public Policy, and Juris Doctor from Duke University School of Law.