Transactional Oil and Gas Partner Join King & Spalding’s Houston Office

King & Spalding continues to expand its energy practice with the addition of transactional oil and gas lawyer Peter Hays who joins the firm today as partner in Houston. Hays represents companies and entrepreneurs in upstream, midstream and downstream transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and project development.  Mr. Hays was previously a partner at Morgan Lewis & Bockius.

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Renowned Trial Lawyer Robert M. Schick Rejoins V&E as Partner

Robert M. Schick, a commercial trial attorney with more than 35 years of experience representing clients across a broad spectrum of industries, has rejoined Vinson & Elkins as a partner in the firm’s Houston office. From 2014 to 2017, Schick was a partner in Houston-based litigation boutique Schick & Copeland.

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Morgan Lewis Adds Corporate and Latin America Transactional Partners in Houston, Bolstering Energy, Life Sciences, and Investment Funds Practices

Morgan Lewis today welcomes veteran transactional lawyer Juan-Pablo “John” Crespo to the firm as a partner in Houston. His long-time colleague, Adrian Talamantes, will join the firm on May 30, also in Houston. Both new partners have deep backgrounds in corporate transactions, focusing on energy, life sciences, and investment funds transactions throughout the United States and Latin America. They join Morgan Lewis from the global transactions group of another global law firm.

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Adams and Reese Bolsters its Litigation Team in Houston

Adams and Reese is growing its Houston presence with the addition of five lawyers who have substantial trial experience throughout the region, the law firm reported today. Staton Childers, Brianne Richardson, Benjamin Miller, Amanda Sanders and John Kovach have joined the firm’s regional Litigation Team. The Houston expansion comes on the heels of Adams and Reese’s recent announcement of new offices in Atlanta, Georgia, and South Florida.

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Gibson Dunn Adds Six Leading Energy Partners to Newly Opened Houston Office

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce the addition of six leading energy partners as founders of the firm’s newly opened Houston office. They were all former partners with Baker Botts L.L.P. They join the two renowned oil and gas transactional partners who are also founders of the Houston office and joined earlier this year.   Gibson Dunn’s new Texas-based energy team has the full range of transactional experience and abilities to serve energy clients in their most important and complex transactions. 

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Blank Rome Welcomes New Partner in Houston

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Elizabeth E. Klingensmith has joined the Firm as a Partner in the Corporate Litigation group and member of the Energy industry team. She is based in the Firm’s Houston office and comes to Blank Rome from Haynes and Boone, LLP.

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