Shubi Arora Joins Kirkland & Ellis as Corporate Partner in Houston

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Shubi Arora has joined the Firm as a corporate partner in its Houston office.

“Shubi is a skilled lawyer whose experience working with private equity sponsors and energy companies perfectly complements the lawyers in our Houston office,” said Jeffrey C. Hammes, Chairman of Kirkland’s Global Management Executive Committee. “He provides additional strength to our energy transactional practice at a time when our energy lawyers are in high demand.”

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Jones Day Adds Energy Partner James Olson in Houston

The global law firm Jones Day has announced the arrival of James Olson, who has joined as a partner with the Firm’s Energy Practice in Houston. Mr. Olson joins an energy team of more than 200 Jones Day lawyers serving clients in nearly every major energy center in the world. 

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Baker Botts Bolsters Corporate, Tax and Global Projects Practices – Adds Group of Nine New Partners

Baker Botts L.L.P, a leading international law firm, today announced that nine partners, formerly with Norton Rose Fulbright, have joined the firm’s Houston office. Included in this group of lawyers is the former head of Norton Rose Fulbright’s U.S. Corporate and M&A Practice, the former head of their Houston Corporate and M&A Practice and the former head of Norton Rose Fulbright’s U.S. Tax Practice.

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Akin Gump Welcomes Oil and Gas Partner David H. Sweeney in Houston

Akin Gump today announced that David H. Sweeney has joined the firm as a partner in its energy practice in Houston. Mr. Sweeney, who advises clients on a broad range of U.S. domestic and international oil and gas, coal, and other natural resource, infrastructure and finance transactions, comes to Akin Gump from K&L Gates, where he was a partner.

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Greenberg Traurig Texas Expands with Addition of Three Attorneys: Former Houston City Controller Ronald C. Green and 2 Associates

Continuing its strategic growth in Texas, the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has added two new attorneys in the Houston office and one associate in Dallas. Ronald C. Green, who joins the firm as a shareholder in Houston, brings deep experience in municipal government and finance, most recently serving as Houston City Controller, the city’s independently elected chief financial officer. Kristin H. Agnew, a corporate transactional associate, joins Greenberg Traurig’s Houston office from Porter Hedges LLP. Amanda McKinzie, an associate with litigation experience, joins Greenberg Traurig’s Dallas office from Bowman and Brooke LLP.

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