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Locke Lord LLP

Energy & Natural Resources

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What the team is known for

Comes recommended for upstream, midstream and downstream deals that involve complex corporate structurings. Assists clients involved in exploration and production, gathering, storage and processing, and the provision of services and equipment to the industry. Possesses expertise in joint ventures, sales, acquisitions and operations management. Well equipped to advise energy companies, as well as private equity firms looking to enter the space for the first time.

Strengths

Clients say:"It's a fantastic, full-service firm that can handle any legal matters that come its way."

Sources note: "They have subject matter expertise and staff matters appropriately with good response times. They know what they're doing and they get it right first time."

Work highlights

Advised NextEra Energy Partners in its acquisition of Meade Pipeline Company and its interest in the Central Penn Line, a transaction valued at $1.37 billion.

Notable practitioners

Bill Swanstrom is widely recognized in the market for his midstream oil and gas practice. His expertise is frequently sought in acquisitions and sales both by companies and private equity investors.
"He can move things along, has subject matter expertise and can provide high-level direction when needed."

David Patton has notable expertise in mergers and acquisitions across the oil and gas sector owing to his decades of experience in the space.
"He's practical in explaining the risks and makes sure the deal gets done. He really throws his heart and soul into making sure a matter is accomplished; he's a fantastic M&A lawyer." "Very knowledgeable and very well connected in the Texas oil and gas industry."

Terry Radney focuses on upstream and midstream transactions in the oil and gas sector and frequently assists clients with M&A activity and various commercial agreements.
"He's very experienced, understands the energy industry very well and understands how to get business deals done." "An excellent transactional attorney."

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Overview

Locke Lord represents clients ‎across all aspects of the energy industry, including fossil fuels and alternative and renewable energy. Our lawyers are involved in every link in the value chain from production to consumption and all steps in between. We are deeply ‎involved with exploration and ‎production; natural gas, oil and product gathering, ‎processing, storage and pipeline transmission; refining; ‎‎power generation including solar, wind and other forms of renewable energy; energy commodity trading and marketing; infrastructure; ‎oilfield ‎services; and carbon capture and sequestration.‎


We provide full-service capabilities in virtually every discipline and matter relevant to the industry, ‎including: mergers, acquisitions and dispositions; commercial contracts and operations; project development; finance; private equity; joint ventures; litigation and dispute resolution; regulatory; environmental; bankruptcy, restructuring and insolvency; capital markets; intellectual property; labor and employment; real estate; and tax.


In addition, Locke Lord’s combination of a longstanding, market-leading practice in traditional energy, decades of experience in ‎renewable and alternative energy development and project finance, and an established platform in private equity and ‎venture capital, uniquely positions the Firm to advise clients on energy transition issues.

Energy & Natural Resources

Locke Lord LLP

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Location

2800 JPMorgan Chase Tower

600 Travis

Houston

Texas

USA

TX 77002

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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.

USA - Nationwide

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)


Bill Swanstrom
Band 3
David Patton
Band 3
Terry Radney
Band 4