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What the team is known for

Highly regarded for its deep roots advising clients involved in the oil and gas industries. Represents developers and producers on major downstream assets ranging from LNG processing facilities to oil and petrochemical processing plants. Also capable of advising clients on DrillCo transactions for the development of upstream oil and gas fields. Particularly strong on LNG sale and purchase agreements, and export terminal and regasification facilities development. Growing strength in the renewable power space.

Strengths

Interviewees highlight: "They offer a very good commercial and legal perspective."

Clients report: "They are always willing to help, they meet deadlines and they point out things that may not have crossed across our line of sight."

Sources say: "They are strategic and the associates are of a high quality."

Clients say: "They are fantastic to work with."

Work highlights

Advised MEGlobal on the development and operation of an MEG plant on the Texas Gulf Coast as well as its contribution to a large-scale ethylene facility under development by Dow Chemical.

Represented Tellurian in the development of the $15 billion Driftwood LNG project, the first integrated LNG project in the US.

Counseled Transmission Developers, a Blackstone portfolio company, on the development of the Champlain Hudson Power Express and the New England Clean Power projects, comprising two cross-border transmission lines between the US and Canada.

Notable practitioners

David Jetter has an impressive track record advising clients across numerous LNG projects, both domestic and international. He is particularly knowledgeable of the Latin American market.
"David's work is good, thorough and expedient. He also has an approachable demeanor that puts counterparties at ease."

Jason Bennett is a strong performer in domestic and international LNG infrastructure development. He works with an impressive client base on large-scale projects.
"He has incredible intellectual horsepower which is combined with a very keen commercial sense." "He has dynamism and energy; if you want to get something done, you go to Jason."

Jeffrey Kayes handles the financing and acquisition of projects in the renewable space for large borrower and lender clients.
"He is incredibly proactive, super hard-working, and is able to see the forest from the trees with a focus on commercial risk." "Jeff is sharp, astute and focused on the issues."

Julie Hutchings Mayo has experience advising on the financing and development of LNG infrastructure, including liquefaction facilities, receiving terminals and pipelines.
"Her knowledge and creative, outside-the-box thinking are invaluable. She makes herself available at all hours and is very solutions-driven."

Mark Spivak is a strong choice for LNG and power sector clients looking to finance and develop major projects and portfolios. He is equally adept in the domestic and international markets, with particular knowledge of South American jurisdictions.
"He is commercially driven and practical."

Steven Miles has substantial experience advising on the financing and development of the most complex and high-value LNG infrastructure projects.
"He is knowledgeable, to the point and succinct when he presents and moderates." "He is a top-notch LNG lawyer."

Thomas Holmberg is commended for his excellent work on the development of LNG assets such as export facilities, regasification units and liquefaction projects.
"Tom is a seasoned industry expert."

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Baker Botts LLP

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910 Louisiana Street

Houston

Texas

USA

TX 77002

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Mark Spivak
Band 3
Steven Miles
Band 2

Projects: LNG


David Jetter
Band 1
Jason Bennett
Band 1
Julie Hutchings Mayo
Band 2
Steven Miles
Band 1

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