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Latham & Watkins LLP

Corporate/M&A

6 ranked lawyersBand 2TexasUSA 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Established firm representing international and domestic energy companies in an array of corporate matters such as M&A, on which the firm is able to provide a full suite of complementary advice. Talented team with extensive experience handling complex cross-jurisdictional transactions. Has the capacity to handle multibillion-dollar matters.

Strengths

"The firm always provides excellent service and is exceptionally responsive, across several different work teams and specialty groups."

"It has a great national platform."

"Latham & Watkins LLP is good at cross-border transactions."

Work highlights

Latham & Watkins LLP advised Chevron on its $1.3 billion acquisition of Noble Midstream Partners.

Latham & Watkins LLP represented ArcLight Capital Partners in its acquisition of a 25% minority interest in Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America, a natural gas pipeline jointly owned by Kinder Morgan and Brookfield Infrastructure Partners.

Notable practitioners

Bruce Herzog is a highly respected practitioner best known for his work with private equity firms. His sector expertise covers telecommunications and energy, among others.
"Bruce has very good attention to detail, his clients really do love him."

Jenifer Smith regularly advises on venture capital and emerging growth matters. She works with a range of clients in the technology sector.
"Jenifer Smith is a very good lawyer."

Ryan Maierson is a key partner in the team who handles M&A and financing deals. He has further expertise in IPOs and corporate governance matters.
"Ryan is exceptionally skilled and experienced. He is the best corporate lawyer I have used." "He does a great job. He's responsive and able to handle matters quickly."

Sam Zabaneh guides emerging and public companies and their investors throughout all stages of development.
"He's a great lawyer."

Scott Craig is adept at representing private equity and venture capital funds, as well as high-growth businesses in the technology and life sciences sectors.

William Finnegan is a go-to practitioner for a number of corporate transactions, including joint ventures and M&A. He has extensive experience advising on energy-related MLPs.

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Corporate/M&A

Latham & Watkins LLP

firm
Location

811 Main Street

Suite 3700

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.

Texas

Corporate/M&A


Ryan Maierson
Band 5
William N Finnegan IV
Band 1

Corporate/M&A: Private Equity


Bruce C Herzog
Spotlight Table
Texas: Austin & Surrounds

Corporate/M&A


Jenifer Smith
Band 2
Sam Zabaneh
Band 1
Scott C Craig
Band 2