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02/15/19Porter Hedges Represents the Management Team in the Launch of Laser Midstream Energy
02/13/19Porter Hedges Represents Sooner Inc. in its Acquisition of CTAP, LLC
02/11/19Harris Stamey Receives Certification in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
02/08/19Porter Hedges Grows Energy Litigation Practice with Two New Attorneys in Houston Including Partner Joe Thompson
01/30/19Porter Hedges Grows Corporate Practice with New Counsel Rikiya “Riki” Thomas
01/30/19Porter Hedges Represents Clear Creek Midstream in an Initial $300 Million Capital Commitment from EnCap Flatrock Midstream
01/29/19Porter Hedges Reaffirms Support for the Houston Bar Association’s Gender Fairness Committee Statement
01/23/19Porter Hedges Elects Five New Partners for 2019
01/15/19Porter Hedges Grows Litigation and Intellectual Property Practices with New Of Counsel Erin Villaseñor
01/15/19Porter Hedges Represents Par Pacific in Financing its $358 Million Acquisition of U.S. Oil & Refining Co. in Washington
12/21/18Porter Hedges Represents WaterBridge Resources LLC in its $200 Million Acquisition of Water Infrastructure Assets from Halcón Resources Corporation
12/20/18Porter Hedges Represents Par Pacific in the Closing of its $45 Million Acquisition of Select Refining Assets from Island Energy Services
12/06/18Porter Hedges Grows Real Estate Section with New Partner Tracey Reisman Gerber
11/15/18Porter Hedges Represents Elevate Midstream in Two Acquisitions
10/26/18Porter Hedges Supports the MABAH Fall Gala
10/16/18Porter Hedges Represents Magnum Oil Tools in its $493 Million Acquisition by Nine Energy Service
10/05/18Porter Hedges Supports the Annual AABA of Houston Gala
09/07/18Twenty-One Porter Hedges Attorneys Selected by Texas Super Lawyers for 2018
09/04/18Porter Hedges Represents Ascent Resources in Utica Acquisitions
08/30/18Porter Hedges Represents Par Pacific in the $45 Million Acquisition of Select Refining Assets from Island Energy Services
08/21/18IFLR1000 United States Ranks Porter Hedges Among the Leading Practices in Texas
08/15/18The Best Lawyers in America 2019 Recognizes Porter Hedges
08/10/18Porter Hedges Advises Franco-Nevada in its Strategic Relationship with Continental Resources for the Joint Acquisition of SCOOP & STACK Mineral Rights in Oklahoma
07/19/18Porter Hedges Defeats a $47M Construction Claim and Wins a $28M International Arbitration Award in Texas for Bilfinger Westcon Against Austria’s voestalpine
07/10/18Porter Hedges LLP - Texas Construction Law Blog
05/18/18The Houston Business Journal Once Again Names Porter Hedges Among the Largest Law Firms in Houston
05/18/18The Houston Business Journal Once Again Ranks Porter Hedges Among the Largest Bankruptcy Practices in Houston
05/04/18Chambers USA 2018 Guide Recognizes Porter Hedges Among Country's Leading Law Firms
04/25/18Porter Hedges Represents International Bank of Commerce in the Financing of the Katy Village LP and Katy Village Investments LP 84 Acre Purchase in Houston’s Energy Corridor
04/19/18Law360 Names Porter Hedges Among the 400 Largest US Firms
04/19/18Porter Hedges Advises RigNet with the Acquisitions of Auto-Comm and SAFCON
03/27/18Porter Hedges Advises Par Pacific in the Closing of its Acquisition of Zip Trip Retail Locations
03/23/18Porter Hedges Supports the HLSA Annual Scholarship Banquet
03/12/18Porter Hedges Advises Matrix Oil on the Closing of its Merger with Royale Energy
03/12/18Thirteen Porter Hedges Attorneys Named Texas Rising Stars
02/15/18Association for Corporate Growth Houston Awards Maintenance Supply Sale to Lowe’s as Business and Industrial Services Deal of the Year
02/07/18TSA Commits to Improve Handling of Native American Sacred Objects
02/01/18James Thompson and Eric Wade Named as New Practice Group Leaders
01/31/18Porter Hedges Elects Four Partners for 2018
01/09/18Porter Hedges Represents Par Pacific in $70M+ Acquisition of Cenex®  Zip Trip Retail Locations in Washington and Idaho
12/21/17Porter Hedges Represents Par Pacific in $300M Senior Secured Notes Offering and ABL Credit Facility
12/21/17Porter Hedges Represents Ultra Petroleum in $115M Divestiture of Marcellus Assets to Alta Marcellus Development
11/21/17M&A Advisor Awards Maintenance Supply Sale to Lowe's as Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year
11/10/17Porter Hedges Named to Houston Business Journal 2017 Fast 100 List
11/08/17Porter Hedges Represents Elevate Midstream in an Equity Commitment of up to $100M from Tailwater Capital
11/01/17Porter Hedges Recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firm" Rankings Among Leading National Firms
10/01/17Porter Hedges Represents Ultra Petroleum in Securing $175.0 million Incremental Senior Secured Term Loan Offering
09/05/17Twenty-One Porter Hedges Attorneys Selected by Texas Super Lawyers for 2017
08/24/17Porter Hedges Expands Midstream Energy Transactional Practice with New Energy Partner Ben Rajabi
08/21/17Porter Hedges Represents White Star Petroleum in the Divestiture of Midstream Assets
08/15/17The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Recognizes Porter Hedges
06/02/17Legal 500 Ranks Porter Hedges Energy Transactions: Oil & Gas Practice Among National Leaders
05/29/17Porter Hedges Named on "The Law360 400” Largest US Firms List in 2017
05/26/17Chambers USA 2017 Guide Recognizes Porter Hedges Among Country's Leading Law Firms
05/22/17The Houston Business Journal Once Again Ranks Porter Hedges Bankruptcy Practice #1 in Houston
05/18/17Porter Hedges Represents Maintenance Supply Headquarters in its $512M Acquisition by Lowe's
05/12/17The Houston Business Journal Once Again Names Porter Hedges Among the Largest Law Firms in Houston
05/02/17Porter Hedges Represents Noble Energy in its $1.225B Divestiture of Marcellus Shale Assets
05/01/17Porter Hedges Represents Family-Owned Oildom Publishing in its Acquisition by Gulf Publishing Company
03/08/17Thirteen Porter Hedges Attorneys Named Texas Rising Stars
02/28/17Porter Hedges Represents Coral Reef Capital in its Asset Acquisition of Map Oil Company
02/28/17Porter Hedges Represents Red Mountain Energy and IOG Capital in the Sale of STACK Position to SandRidge Energy
02/21/17Porter Hedges Represents Five Point Capital in the Formation of Midstream JV with Matador Resources
02/16/17Porter Hedges Represents Energy Transfer in the Closing of a $2B Sale of a Minority Stake in Bakken Pipeline Project to Enbridge and Marathon Petroleum
02/07/17Porter Hedges Represents Quantum Capital in the Acquisition of Apache Industrial Services
02/07/17Porter Hedges Represents Seaport Global Securities in $69M Common Stock Offering by Abraxas Petroleum
02/01/17Jeremy Mouton and Robert Viguet Named as New Practice Group Leaders
01/23/17Porter Hedges Elects Five Partners for 2017
01/11/17Amy Wolfshohl and Sean McChristian Receive Certification in Construction Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
12/05/16Porter Hedges Represents Coral Reef Capital in its Acquisition of Viola Oil & Gas Holdings’ Illinois Basin Assets
12/02/16Porter Hedges Partners Named to Houston Business Journal’s Who’s Who in Energy List
11/30/16Porter Hedges Advises Matrix Oil in its Merger Agreement with Royale Energy
11/02/16DRI Elects Joe Cohen to the Board of Directors
11/01/16Porter Hedges Represents Noble Energy in an Exchange Agreement to Separate the Marcellus Joint Venture
11/01/16Porter Hedges Once Again Recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firm" Rankings Among Leading National Firms
10/25/16The Houston Business Journal Once Again Names Porter Hedges Among the Largest Energy Firms in Houston
10/13/16Porter Hedges Advises Medic-CE.com LLC in its Sale to Career Step LLC
10/11/16Porter Hedges Grows Litigation and Arbitration Practices in Houston with Trial Lawyer Tom Bayko
10/05/16Porter Hedges Expands Real Estate Practice with New Partner George S. Craft, Jr.
09/06/16Twenty Porter Hedges Attorneys Selected by Texas Super Lawyers for 2016
08/26/16Porter Hedges Represents Par Pacific Holdings in $50MM Common Stock Rights Offering
08/25/16Porter Hedges Represents PetroQuest Energy in $280MM Exchange Offers and Consent Solicitation
08/15/16The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Recognizes Porter Hedges
08/03/16Porter Hedges Represents Energy Transfer and Sunoco Logistics in the $2B Sale of a Minority Stake in Bakken Pipeline Project to Enbridge and Marathon Petroleum
08/2016The National Law Journal Ranks Porter Hedges Among the Largest Firms in the Country
07/08/16The Houston Business Journal Ranks the Porter Hedges Bankruptcy Practice #1 in Houston
06/23/16Porter Hedges Advises Davis Petroleum in its Pending Merger with Yuma Energy
06/21/16Porter Hedges Represents Par Pacific Holdings in Offering of Convertible Senior Notes
06/17/16Porter Hedges Represents Par Pacific Holdings in the $271M Proposed Acquisition of Wyoming Refining Company
06/17/16Legal 500 Once Again Ranks Porter Hedges Among the Leading Firms in the Country
06/03/16Porter Hedges Represents Vantage Energy in the Successful Bid of $339.5M for Oil and Gas Assets from Alpha Natural Resources
05/27/16Chambers USA 2016 Guide Recognized Porter Hedges Among Country's Leading Law Firms
05/25/16Porter Hedges Represents Johnson Rice & Company and Canaccord Genuity in a $27M Public Offering by Abraxas Petroleum
05/17/16Porter Hedges Advises UGHS Senior Living, Inc. in its $24.75M Sale to Cornerstone Healthcare Group
05/13/16Three Porter Hedges Attorneys Named to the Inaugural Best Lawyers Business Edition "Women In the Law" Issue
04/25/16Porter Hedges Represents Alaska's Chugach Electric Association in the $152M Acquisition of Interest in Natural Gas Field from ConocoPhillips
04/20/16Porter Hedges Represents White Star Petroleum in $200M Acquisition of Shale Assets from Devon Energy Corporation
04/15/16Porter Hedges Represents EIV Capital in the Sale of Four Landfill Gas-to-Energy Facilities to Cube District Energy
03/29/16Porter Hedges Real Estate Team Advises Reserve at Shadow Creek Ranch and NewQuest Crosswell on the HealthSouth Corp. New Rehabilitation Hospital in Pearland
03/24/16Porter Hedges Named on "The Law360 400" in 2016 Among the Largest U.S. Law Firms
03/21/16Porter Hedges Grows Energy Practice with New Partner James T. Thompson
03/04/16Fourteen Porter Hedges Attorneys Named Texas Rising Stars
02/17/16Porter Hedges Represents PetroQuest Energy in Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation
01/22/16Porter Hedges Elects Two Partners for 2016
01/15/16The Houston Business Journal Once Again Names Porter Hedges Among the Largest Law Firms in Houston
01/14/16Porter Hedges Advises Fred Haas Interests on the Sale of Two Infiniti dealerships to John Eagle Automotive Group
11/23/15Porter Hedges Represents Par Pacific Holdings in a $74.8 Million Registered Direct Offering
11/19/15Porter Hedges Represents Dewberry in the Acquisition of Wilson Architectural Group
11/18/15Porter Hedges Represents J.P. Morgan Securities in $110 Million Public Offering by Callon Petroleum
11/02/15Porter Hedges Once Again Recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firm" Rankings Among Leading National Firms
10/28/15Texas Access to Justice Commission Honors Porter Hedges for Pro Bono Efforts
10/14/15Porter Hedges Real Estate Section Remains Active in the Houston Market
09/08/15Twenty-One Porter Hedges Partners Selected by Texas Super Lawyers for 2015
08/17/15Twenty-Two Porter Hedges Partners Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2016
07/23/15Porter Hedges Receives American Lawyer 2015 Global Legal Award for Global Finance Deal of the Year: Project Finance
07/06/15Federal Circuit Reverses District Court Damages by $90M+ in Patent Litigation Suit Against ION Geophysical Corporation
06/17/15Porter Hedges Grows Bankruptcy Practice with New Partner Eric English
06/10/15Porter Hedges Represents American Energy-Utica in its $407M Sale of Appalachian Assets to Gulfport Energy Corporation
06/03/15Legal 500 Once Again Ranks Porter Hedges Among the Leading Firms in the Country
06/02/15Porter Hedges Advises Par Petroleum in Connection with New Supply and Offtake Agreement with Goldman Sachs’ Trading Subsidiary
05/25/15The National Law Journal Names Porter Hedges on the '2015 Midsize Hot List'
05/20/15Chambers USA Recognizes Porter Hedges Construction Practice for the 11th Consecutive Year
05/19/15Chambers USA 2015 Guide Recognizes Porter Hedges Among the Country’s Leading Law Firms
05/05/15Porter Hedges Grows Corporate Practice with New Partner Robert J. Viguet, Jr.
03/22/15Law360 Names Porter Hedges Among the 400 Largest US Firms
03/13/15Porter Hedges Represents J.P. Morgan Securities in $68 Million Public Offering by Callon Petroleum
03/06/15Eleven Porter Hedges Attorneys Named Texas Rising Stars
03/01/15Porter Hedges Announces New Pro Bono Committee Chair
03/2015Porter Hedges named among "2015 Top Patent Firms" by Intellectual Property Today
02/27/15Four Porter Hedges Practices Named Among the Largest in Houston by the Houston Business Journal
02/02/15Jeffrey R. Elkin Named as Litigation Practice Group Leader
02/02/15Porter Hedges Represents Synergy Resources Corporation in $200M Offering
1/30/15The Houston Business Journal Names Porter Hedges Among the Largest Law Firms in Houston
01/27/15Porter Hedges Construction Practice Recognized in 2014
01/26/15Porter Hedges Elects Six New Partners for 2015
12/02/14BTI Consulting Names Porter Hedges Among the Client Service A-Teams for 2015
10/30/14Porter Hedges Successfully Represents BHP Billiton in $45M+ Oil Deed Suit
10/16/14Porter Hedges Represents Chesapeake Energy Corp. in the $5.375B Sale of Marcellus and Utica Shale Assets to Southwestern Energy

Publications

03/25/19Alert: "Easement Rights Eliminated in Bankruptcy"
03/19/19Business Planning Alert: "Selling a Business? Pull Your Team Together"
03/12/19Employment Alert: "The Salary Test Revisited: DOL Proposes Increased Salary Threshold for Overtime Exemptions"
03/07/19Breaking Alert: "CFTC Announces Enforcement Guidelines"
03/07/19Texas Construction Law Blog: "The Often Overlooked Protection Provided by a Statutory Payment Bond Under Chapter 53 of the Texas Property Code"
03/05/19Alert: "DOJ Declines to Prosecute Cognizant for FCPA Violations"
03/01/19Business Litigation Alert: "Texas Supreme Court Again Reminds Businesses - Written Contracts Matter Above All"
02/26/19Texas Construction Law Blog: "UPDATE – More Construction Bills to Watch in the 86th Texas Legislative Session"
02/20/19"Texas Supreme Court: Attorney-Client Privilege Protects Communications with Employee-Experts"
02/06/19Alert: "Supreme Court of Texas Confirms Implied Warranties Are Not Just for Consumers"
02/05/19Alert: "U.S. Issues New Sanctions Against Venezuela and PdVSA"
02/01/19Business Litigation Alert: "Refreshing the Board of Directors - Lessons from Luby’s Effort to Save the Lu Ann Platter with a Board Shakeup"
01/31/19Texas Construction Law Blog: "Construction Bills to Watch in the 86th Texas Legislative Session"
01/08/19Alert: "2019 Anti-Corruption and Compliance Outlook"
01/08/19Energy Litigation Alert: "SCOTX Reviews a Texas-Sized Drilling Dispute - Three Takeaways from Barrow-Shaver Res. Co v. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc."
01/07/19Business Litigation Alert: "2019 Outlook for Boards of Directors"
11/29/18Texas Construction Law Blog: "Back to the Basics: Lien Notice Deadlines for First and Second-Tier Subcontractors"
11/01/18Business Litigation Alert: "Catching a Wave - The Business Case for Diversity Beyond California’s New Mandate for Women on Corporate Boards"
10/01/18Business Litigation Alert: Elon Musk Tweets His Way into the SEC’s Crosshairs
09/27/18"Papa John’s Board Adds Texas-Sized 'Poison Pill' As New Topping on Its Menu," The Texas Lawbook
09/06/18Texas Construction Law Blog: "Alternative Fee Structure Goes Live for American Arbitration Association"
09/04/18Business Litigation Alert: "The Tesla Lesson When an Electric CEO Threatens the Company's Future"
09/2018"Critical Marketing and Advertising Issues for Product Manufacturers," In-House Defense Quarterly Summer 2018
08/23/18Texas Construction Law Blog: "Hurricane Season and Disaster Preparedness: Part 2 – Insuring the Risk of a Hurricane on a Construction Project"
08/02/18Texas Construction Law Blog: "Hurricane Season and Disaster Preparedness: Part 1 – Review Your Construction Contracts Now, Not After the Storm"
08/01/18Business Litigation Alert: "Papa John’s Board Adds 'Poison Pill' As a New Pizza Topping on Its Menu"
06/26/18Texas Construction Law Blog: "It's a Flow-Down, Not a Flow-Up"
06/14/18"Is Your Expert Qualified? – Certificate of Merit Requirements"
06/01/18Business Litigation Alert: "Family Feud - When In-Fighting Threatens to Destroy a Company"
05/31/18Texas Construction Law Blog: "Limitations and the Discovery Rule: Revisiting Bayou Bend Towers Council of Co-Owners"
05/17/18Texas Construction Law Blog: "Delays v. Disruption Damages"
04/09/18Business Litigation Alert: "Texas Supreme Court Ruling Highlights the Importance of Heeding 'Red Flags' During Pre-Contract Negotiations"
04/2018"Force Majeure: Hurricane Harvey Made Performance Impossible - Now What?" Texas Bar Journal
03/09/18Business Litigation Alert: "Supreme Court Clarifies – Dodd-Frank Whistleblowers Must Also Perform for the SEC for Protection"
02/02/18Business Litigation Alert: "SEC Cracking Down on Cryptocurrency Scams"
01/04/18Business Litigation Alert: "Legal Issues to Watch in 2018"
12/2017"Will Your Expert Do Enough to Keep You in the Game?" Construction Law Journal
10/02/17Business Litigation Alert: "Is the Litigation Climate in Texas Really Business Friendly?"
08/03/17Business Litigation Alert: "No Objection - Why Tort Lawsuits in the U.S. are Declining"
07/20/17Business Litigation Alert - "Enterprise Products v. ETP: No Legal Obligation really means No Legal Obligation"
07/07/17"Don't Forget These Points When Negotiating the Arbitration Clause of Your International Construction Contract," TerraLex Connections
07/05/17Business Litigation Alert: "Is Your Company Paying Its Board Members Too Much?"
06/02/17Business Litigation Alert: "Expect More. Pay More. No Sale for Target After Paying Out Over $60M in Data Breach Settlements"
05/31/17Business Planning Alert: "Selling a Business? Thoughtfully Consider Engaging an Investment Banker"
05/09/17Construction Alert: "When Is It Cool Not to Pay? Fridge Dispute at Texas Supreme Court Addresses Prior Material Breach Doctrine"
05/09/17Oil & Gas Tax Alert - "Trump's 15% Pass Through Tax Proposal: Say Goodbye to Joint Operating Agreements?"
05/05/17"A Refresher on Exceptions to the 'American Rule' In Texas," Law360
05/02/17Litigation Alert - "L.A. Lakers Story: When a Family Feud Disrupts the Family Business"
05/2017"A Roadmap to Recovering Attorneys' Fees the Next Time You Compel Arbitration," TerraLex Connections
03/27/17Business Planning Alert: "Selling a Business? Pay Attention to Your Confidentiality Agreement"
03/08/17"The New Rule 26:  Using Proportionality to the Defendant’s Benefit," The Voice
02/09/17Business Litigation Alert: "Will Texas Change the Recovery of Attorneys' Fees in 2017?"
02/02/17Business Litigation Alert: "Starting a New Business? Include These Five Provisions in Every Formation Agreement"
01/23/17Employment Alert: "Employers Must Use New Form I-9 as of January 22, 2017"
01/04/17Business Litigation Alert: "U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Broader Reach of Insider Trading Laws – What Does this Mean for Businesses?"
12/05/16Business Litigation Alert: "To Protect Yourself from a Business Divorce - Agree to a Prenup"
December 2016“Moving from Mastec to Metcalf”, Construction Law Journal, Volume 13, Number 1, published by the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
11/26/16Employment Alert: "Nationwide Injunction Blocks the Department of Labor's Overtime Rule"
11/04/16Business Litigation Alert: "Lesson Learned from Wells Fargo - What Your Board of Directors Needs to Know"
10/12/16Employment Alert: "Federal Protection of Trade Secrets - the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016"
10/04/16Business Litigation Alert: "SEC Launches Investigation Into Exxon's Accounting and Climate Change Practices"
09/07/16Business Litigation Alert: "When It's Time for the Next Generation to Take Over - Lessons from Viacom, Inc."
08/01/16Business Litigation Alert: "Business Lessons from the Database Hack of the Houston Astros"
06/28/16Construction Alert: "Texas Supreme Court Opinion Impacts General Contractor's Statutory Indemnity Rights Against Manufacturers of Construction Products"
06/15/16"Texas Supreme Court Update: Arbitration Review Under the Texas Arbitration Act - Are Common Law Grounds for Review Dead?"
06/14/16IP Alert: "A Victory for Patent Owners - Relaxation of the Standard for Enhanced Damages"
06/01/16Business Litigation Alert: "The Panama Papers: Implications for Business"
05/26/16IP Alert: "Filing a Patent Complaint May Have Become More Difficult"
05/19/16Employment Alert: "The New Overtime Rule Affects 4 Million Workers - Are Yours Included?"
05/02/16Business Litigation Alert: "Law Firms Victim to Data Breaches"
03/29/16Employment Alert: "Responding to the Skyrocketing Rate of Wage and Hour Claims"
03/09/16Energy Alert: Bankruptcy Court Rejects Midstream Contracts
03/04/16“Construction Meets Texas Law: Selected Statutory Overrides,” 29th Annual State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference
02/01/16Business Litigation Alert: "Will There Be a Jump in Cyber Attacks in 2016? Survey Says... Yes"
01/13/16IP Alert: "Are Your IP Assignments Effective?"
01/04/16Business Litigation Alert: "The Danger of Emails - A Cautionary Tale for the New Year"
12/01/15Business Litigation Alert: "Is Your Board of Directors Providing Sufficient Oversight for Cyber Attacks?"
11/16/15Construction Alert: "Personal Liability for Fraudulent Pay Applications"
11/03/15Business Litigation Alert: "Court Ruling Allows Whistleblower to Sue Board Members"
09/01/15Business Litigation Alert: "Expanding Whistleblower Protection - Recent Senate Bill Represents Big Changes"
08/03/15Business Litigation Alert: "Worker Misclassification - Contractor vs. Employee"
07/01/15Business Litigation Alert: "Corporate Cyberbullying"
Summer 2015"How Royalty Owners 'Won' The Battle in Chesapeake Exploration, L.L.C. v. Hyder But Are Still Losing the Post-Production Costs War," Oil, Gas & Energy Resources, Law Section Report, State Bar of Texas
06/02/15Business Litigation Alert: "Deflategate and Litigation - Lessons for Businesses"
05/20/15"Texas Contractors, With Immunity and Liability for Some," Law360
05/08/15News Alert: "Treasury Department Issues MLP Proposed Regulations on Qualifying Income"
05/04/15Business Litigation Alert: "The Blue Bell Recall - How to Effectively Handle a Very Public Crisis"
04/01/15Business Litigation Alert: "Could a 'Court of Chancery' be Coming to Texas?"
03/02/15Business Litigation Alert: "Read Before You Sign"
03/02/15Business Litigation Alert: "Legal Considerations During Massive and Quick Layoffs"
03/2015"Never Can Say Goodbye: Lonergan Reaffirmed by Texas Supreme Court 100 Years Later"
01/05/15Business Litigation Alert: "Know the Terms of the Investment Deal Before You Sign"
12/01/14Business Litigation Alert: "U.S. Supreme Court Set to Decide High Profile Whistleblower Case"
2012"Key Criminal Issues that Can Arise in Bankruptcy Proceedings," Researcher and writer for Hon. Jeff Bohm and Ashley Gargour

Articles

02/26/19"Texas University's Excuses Don't Fly In Faulty Building Suit," Law360
02/25/19"In Texas, Gaming On Native American Lands Is Legal For Some Tribes, But Not The Tigua," Texas Standard
02/22/19"Houston's Watt Thompson Closes, Lawyers Land at Several Firms," Texas Lawyer
02/18/19"Porter Hedges Adds Depth to Energy Litigation Practice," The Texas Lawbook
02/06/19"How Texas' Uncommon Law Is Different on Design Defects," Engineering News-Record
01/25/19"Porter Hedges Mints Five Partners," The Texas Lawbook
01/17/19"SCOTX Mulls Role of Reasonableness in ‘Farm Out’ Agreements," The Texas Lawbook
12/28/18"New Year Game Plan: Firm Leaders Talk 2019 Strategy," Texas Lawyer
12/21/18"WaterBridge Resources secures $800 million for Permian Basin expansion," Houston Chronicle
12/04/18Porter Hedges Partner Joyce Soliman Named Texas Bar Foundation Fellow
11/20/18"Chipotle Gets New Trial In $3M Sexual Assault Case," Law360
11/15/18"PE-backed Houston midstream co. makes first acquisition," Houston Business Journal
10/25/18"A Niche Focus Makes Midsize Firms Indispensable to Clients," The Mid-Market Report
10/24/18"Kirkland, Porter Hedges aid on Nine’s $493M purchase of Magnum," The Texas Lawbook
10/19/18"Kirkland Steers Nine Energy in $493M Magnum Oil Deal," Law360
10/17/18"More than Just Friends: Clients Seek Understanding, to Go Along With Value, from Midsize Firms," The Mid-Market Report
10/16/18"Analysis: Are Several More Corporate Firms Looking to Open in Texas? Yes. Well, Maybe," The Texas Lawbook
10/15/18"Houston-based energy services co. makes $500M deal after recent IPO," Houston Business Journal
10/15/18"Updated: TX Law Firm Leaders: 2018 is ‘Best Year Ever’ for Business … So Far," The Texas Lawbook
10/04/18"Porter Hedges: Competing for Talent in the Hottest of Markets," The Mid-Market Report
08/10/18"Franco-Nevada Pays $220M For Stake in JV With Continental Resources," Law360
07/26/18"Houston-based oil field services co. completes acquisition of local seismic data co.’s assets," Houston Business Journal
07/24/18"PetroQuest Energy works with counsel to tackle upcoming cash interest cost spike," Debt Wire
07/20/18"Porter Hedges Wins $46M Defense and puts $28M in Westcon’s Pocket," The Texas Lawbook
07/19/18"Bilfinger Unit Gets $28.6M In Dispute Over Texas Ironworks," Law360
07/12/18"Neighbors Emergency Centers Files Chapter 11," The Deal
07/05/18"In Texas, the Legal Market Isn't What it Used to Be," Texas Lawyer
06/27/18"Houston-based seismic data co. files for Chapter 11, plans to sell assets to another local co." Houston Business Journal
06/27/18"Seismic Data Co. Files Ch. 11, To Be Bought By Competitor," Law360
05/07/18"Law360 Names Attys Who Moved Up The Firm Ranks In Q1," Law360
03/08/18"Royale Energy Finalizes Matrix Merger," Globe Newswire
02/09/18"People in business," Houston Chronicle
02/08/18"Native church’s lawsuit spurs training for airport screeners," The Washington Post
02/05/18"Brookfield Public Securities Group Completes Acquisitions of Center Coast Capital and Certain Assets of Liberty Street Advisors and HRC," Globe Newswire
01/05/18"Houston law firm sees new renovation project as 'better recruiting tool,'" Houston Business Journal
12/14/17"HBJ's 2017 Deals of the Year: Retail," Houston Business Journal
11/29/17"Five Firms Handle Texas Energy Acquisition, Related Transactions," Texas Lawyer
11/27/17"Black Stone Minerals, L.P. Announces $340 Million Acquisition of Mineral and Royalty Interests and Private Placement of Cumulative Convertible Preferred Units," Black Stone Minerals News Release
11/27/17"Noble Energy selling more assets in $340M deal," Houston Business Journal
10/10/17"Brookfield Asset Management’s Public Securities Group Acquires Center Coast Capital Holdings, LLC," GlobeNewswire
10/10/17"Brookfield to buy Houston-based investment firm focused on energy infrastructure," Houston Business Journal
10/09/17"A Global Perspective on Lessons from Equifax," TerraLex Beacon Alert
09/06/17"Rajabi joins Porter Hedges," The Journal Record
08/26/17"Deal of the Week: Porter Hedges extends downtown lease" Houston Chronicle
08/25/17"Porter Hedges Renews Lease in Downtown Houston," The Texas Lawbook
08/25/17"Porter Hedges Adds Depth to Midstream Transactional Practice," The Texas Lawbook
08/23/17"Law firm renews downtown Houston HQ lease," Houston Business Journal
08/22/17"Porter Hedges law firm inks lease to stay in downtown headquarters," Houston Chronicle
08/21/17"Leading Law Firm Signs Long-Term Lease Renewal in Downtown Houston," CBRE
08/16/17"5th Circ. Free Speech Ruling Unnerves Media Lawyers," Law360
06/06/17"Texas PE Deals Rebound With Oil Price Upswing," Law360
05/26/17"Deal of the Week: Lowe’s to acquire Houston co. for $512M to boost multifamily business," Houston Business Journal
05/22/17"Texas Driller ‘Death Spiral’ Suit Against Investor Dismissed," Law360
05/21/17"White Star Petroleum, LLC Announces Acquisitions Of Mid-Continent Assets And Increase Of Borrowing Base," PR Newswire
05/19/17"Porter Hedges Advises Houston Company in $512M Acquisition by Lowe’s," The Texas Lawbook
05/18/17"Lowe’s to acquire Houston company for $512M to boost multifamily business," Houston Business Journal
05/18/17"Lowe's to Acquire Houston-based Maintenance Supply Headquarters for $512 Million," Houston Chronicle
05/18/17"Lowe's Builds On Multifamily Biz With $512M Acquisition," Law360
05/18/17"Lowe’s to Buy Two Building-Management Firms for More Than $500 Million," The Wall Street Journal
05/05/17"Deal of the Week: Noble Energy exits Marcellus in $1.2B deal, shifts onshore focus," Houston Business Journal
05/03/17"Porter Hedges Handles Mega Oil Deal, Publishing Deal in Same Week," The Texas Lawbook
05/02/17"Houston Energy co. sells Marcellus assets for more than $1B," Houston Business Journal
05/02/17"Noble Energy Exits Marcellus Shale In $1.2 Billion Deal," Oil and Gas Investor
03/21/17"White Star Petroleum, LLC Announces Acquisitions of Mid-Continent Assets and Increase of Borrowing Base," White Star Petroleum Press Release
03/13/17"Houston's CityCentre Retail Gets $65M In Financing," Law360
03/01/17"2017 New Partner Survey: Smaller First-Year Associate Classes During the Recession Leads to Fewer New Partners at Big Texas Firms," Texas Lawyer
02/10/17"Deal of the Week: Houston industrial services co. acquired by PE firm, merges with Canada co.," Houston Business Journal
01/09/17"Coral Reef Invests in Oil and Gas Company Krewe Energy," PE Hub Network
11/02/16"Porter Hedges, Latham Advise on Marcellus Joint Venture Split," Texas Lawyer
10/27/16"Corporate Deal Tracker," The Texas Lawbook
10/26/16"Yuma Energy, Inc. Announces Completion of Merger with Davis Petroleum Acquisition Corp. and Entry into New Credit Facility," Yuma/Davis Press Release
10/24/16"Houston Trial Lawyer Tom Bayko Jumps to Porter Hedges," The Texas Lawbook
10/24/16"Porter Hedges Lures Real Estate Pro George Craft, Jr.," The Texas Lawbook
10/11/16"Porter Hedges Adds Cross-Border Energy Pro from McKool," Law360
10/04/16"PE-backed Career Step buys Medic-CE.com," PE Hub Network
09/26/16"HudsonField Invests in Trucking Expansion to Bring More Transportation Options to Oil & Gas Producers," PR Newswire
09/21/16"Cowboys Dancehall loses foreclosure battle in court," Houston Chronicle
08/26/16"State of Texas Legal Market: It Isn't Just About Oil," Law360
08/08/16"Deal Watch: Two Firms Behind Bedding Industry Megamerger," The American Lawyer
08/04/16"Norton Rose Fulbright, Porter Hedges Work on Pipeline Deal," Texas Lawyer
08/03/16"Enbridge, Marathon Pay $2B For Bakken Pipeline Stake," Law360
08/03/16"Enbridge Energy Partners, Marathon Petroleum to buy $2B stake in pipeline system," Houston Business Journal
08/03/16"Porter Hedges, Norton Rose Fulbright and Weil Handle Multibillion-Dollar Deals," The Texas Lawbook
08/02/16"Crude Oil Processing Co. Says Pipeline Co. Owes It $3.1M," Law360
08/01/16"PetroQuest Energy Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results," PetroQuest Press Release
07/25/16"Royale Energy Signs Letter of Intent to Merge With Matrix Oil Corp.," Financial Buzz
07/12/16"Valero Acquires 100 Percent Ownership of Parkway Pipeline," GlobeNewswire
07/08/16"Houston Bankruptcy Law Firms Beef Up to Handle Uptick of Energy Bankruptcies," Houston Business Journal
07/01/16"White Star Petroleum, LLC Closes on Acquisition of Mississippi Lime and Woodford Shale Assets; Announces Completion of Recapitalization Initiatives and Key Executive Appointments," Yahoo Finance
06/17/16"Foreign Cos. Can Escape ERG Suit, Texas High Court Says," Law360
06/07/16"At 35, Porter Hedges is often asked to 'Dance'" The Texas Lawbook
06/03/16"Porter Hedges Advises Vantage Energy in Asset Purchase," The Texas Lawbook
05/31/16"Texas Heart Institute Names New Chairman," Houston Business Journal
05/17/16"After Slow Start, M&A Lawyers Are Optimistic About Second Half of 2016," Texas Lawyer
04/21/16"White Star To Acquire $200M in Shale Assets From Devon Energy," Texas Lawyer
04/21/16"Devon Energy to sell northern Oklahoma assets," The Oklahoman
04/14/16"EIV Uses Sidley, Porter Hedges for Sale of Energy Facilities," Texas Lawyer
04/11/16"The Biggest Mistakes First-Years Make," Law360
03/25/16"Red Bluff Wins Ch. 11 Auction for Osage with $8.4M Bid," Law360
02/18/16"Norton Rose Fulbright and Porter Hedges Work on $48M Energy Services Deal," The Texas Lawbook
02/11/16"Houston Lawyers Handle $48M Pipe Transaction," Texas Lawyer
Jan-Mar 2016“Legal Issues in a Low Price Environment Examined,” Ryder Scott Reservoir Solutions Quarterly Newsletter
12/22/15"Engineering Firm Latest to Sublease in Former WorleyParsons Space," Houston Business Journal
10/08/15"Milagro Oil & Gas Ch. 11 Plan Gets Green Light from Judge," Law360
08/18/15"Milagro Gets Green Light For White Oak Restructuring Pact," Law360
07/23/15"Porter Hedges Brings on Bankruptcy Expert Eric English as a Partner," The Texas Lawbook
07/17/15"Milagro Oil Gets Interim Approval Of $15M DIP," Law360
07/16/15"Milagro Hits Ch. 11 With Plans For $217M White Oak Deal," Law360
06/18/15"Porter Hedges Adds Ex-King & Spalding Bankruptcy Pro," Law360
06/10/15"Porter Hedges Guides American Energy's $407M Land Sale," Law360
05/11/15"Porter Hedges Enhances Corporate Practice, Picks Up Robert Viguet," The Texas Lawbook
05/06/15"Porter Hedges Adds Corporate Partner From Thompson Knight," Law360
04/26/15"Texas Lawyer's Annual Firm Finance Report," Texas Lawyer
04/15/15"Law360 Names Attys Who Moved Up the Firm Ranks in Q1," Law360
03/30/15"News Analysis: Tax Trouble in the Oil Patch," Tax Analysis
03/23/15"Redeterminations could spur divestitures, unlikely catalyst for big oil M&A," Mergermarket
03/23/15"Lateral Mania Fuels Growth For Opportunistic Firms," Law360
03/16/15"Porter Hedges Sees Huge Revenue Growth," Texas Lawyer
02/27/15"Bad Buys Drive Houston Health System Into Bankruptcy," Law360
02/09/15"Enbridge Subsidiary Drops $160M On Eaglebine Assets," Law360
02/05/15"Texas Court Axes $2.6M Award Over Enviro Contamination," Law360
02/04/15"Porter Hedges Appoints Jeffrey Elkin to Lead Litigation Practice," The Texas Lawbook
01/09/15"Minority Powerbrokers Q&A: Porter Hedges' Ephraim del Pozo," Law360
12/23/14"Southwestern Energy closes on multibillion deal," Houston Business Journal
12/23/14"Minority Powerbrokers Q&A: Porter Hedges' Joyce Kao Soliman," Law360
12/23/14"Texas Firms Have Optimistic Outlook for 2015," Texas Lawyer
12/11/14"Porter Hedges, Baker Botts Work $500 Million Energy Deal," Texas Lawyer
12/03/14"Baker Botts and Porter Hedges Close $460 Million Investment," Texas Lawbook
12/01/14"PE-Backed American Energy Raises $500M For Shale Buys," Law360
11/25/14"American Energy Acquires $440M Permian Basin Drilling Land," Law360
11/13/14"American Energy Pays $251M For Okla. Shale Stakes," Law360
11/12/14"American Energy Partners completes acquisitions," The Journal Record
11/12/14American Energy - NonOp, LLC Acquires Resource Plays in Southern and Central Oklahoma
10/30/14"American Energy-Permian Adds $726M in Properties," The Deal Pipeline
10/29/14"American Energy Drops $726M On Texas Acreage," Law360
10/27/14"Deal of the Week: Southwestern Energy to Buy Shale Assets," Texas Lawyer
10/24/14"Deal of the Week: Southwestern bets more than $5 billion on natural gas," Houston Business Journal
10/16/14"Chesapeake Reaps $5.4B In Marcellus, Utica Asset Sale," Law360
08/01/14"American Energy - Permian Basin, LLC Announces Closing Of Permian Basin Acquisition And $1.6 Billion Senior Notes Offering," MarketWatch
06/16/14"$2.5 Billion Deal for Permian Basin Energy Assets," Texas Lawyer
06/09/14"American Energy Partners Drops $4B For Shale Stakes," Law360
06/09/14"Porter Hedges Leads Two Aubrey McClendon Shale Deals for $4.25 Billion,” Texas Lawbook
06/09/14"Shale Mania a Boon to Half-Dozen Firms," American Lawyer
06/06/17"Texas PE Deals Rebound with Oil Price Upswing," Law360
11/15/18"Construction in the Oil Patch - Navigating Lien and Indemnity Issues," Porter Hedges Energy & Construction Law Program
07/24/18"Construction Liens and Bond Claims in Texas," Houston Contractors Association
05/03/18"Construction Liens and Bond Claims in Texas," 16th Annual Collections & Creditors' Rights Course
03/27/18"The Tax Legislation Formerly Known as the 'Tax Cuts and Jobs Act' - Selected Partnerships Tax Provisions," Houston Tax Roundtable (02/15/18); Wednesday Tax Forum
03/02/18“One Breach, Two Breach, Old Breach, New Breach,” 31st Annual Construction Law Conference
01/11/18"The Ties that Bind: Joint Defense and Common Interest Agreements in the Era of Corporate Cooperation, Data Privacy and Parallel Investigations," The 12th Annual National Institute on Securities Fraud
03/31/17"363 Sales: The Frequent Sine Quo Non of Chapter 11 Cases," 43rd Annual Southeastern Bankruptcy Law Institute
02/28/17"State and Federal Site Contamination Law," Legal Issues for Civil Engineers
02/24/17“Ethics in Environmental & Energy Law,” South Texas College of Law Houston
02/09/17"Deep In The Heart Of Texas: How Complex Oil and Gas Cases Have Been Handled in the Sourthern District of Texas," 12th Annual TJOGEL Symposium
10/21/16"Ethics: What Do Arbitrators Owe the Process?" College of Commercial Arbitrators
10/20/16"Damages in Construction Cases," TSCPA Business Valuation Conference
10/11/16"Mediation and Construction Law - The Industry's Perspective," October ADR Section Breakfast Meeting
05/05/16"Construction Liens and Bond Claims in Texas," 14th Annual Collections & Creditors' Rights Course
03/04/16“Construction Meets Texas Law: Selected Statutory Overrides,” 29th Annual State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference
01/18/16"Briefing: Construction Project Property Insurance - An Update of the Recommended Practices Publication," Houston Chapters of the American Institute of Architects and Associated General Contractors
12/14/15"M&A Issues Involving LLCs, Partnerships & Hybrids," Bloomberg BNA Conference on U.S. Taxation of Mergers & Acquisitions
11/13/15“Climbing Out of the Holes We’ve Drilled: Reorganizing E&P Oilfield Service Companies,” University of Texas 34th Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference
10/16/15“Do You Speak IT and Why Should You?” IADC - International Corporate Counsel College
10/07/15"Getting the Arbitration You Want," Porter Hedges Construction Practice Group Client Breakfast
10/02/15"Purchasing Assets in Oil & Gas Bankruptcy Cases," Advanced Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Law Seminar
05/20/15“Debris Removal Program Case Study,” Houston-Galveston Area Council Disaster Debris Workshop Series
05/19/15"Partnership Divisions - Texas State and Federal Income Tax Law Considerations," Wednesday Tax Forum
04/08/15“International Arbitration Roundtable,” presented to the Houston Bar Association’s International Law Section
03/05/15"Never Can Say Goodbye: Lonergan Reaffirmed by Texas Supreme Court 100 Years Later," 28th Annual Construction Law Conference
02/24/15"Four Recent Texas Supreme Court Cases Affecting the Construction Industry," Porter Hedges Construction Law Program
02/2015Explaining Complexity - How to Improve Your Presentation of Technical Information in Arbitration," American Arbitration Association Webinar
01/30/15"Financing Oil and Gas Operations," ABA Midyear Tax Section Meeting, Panelist
09/2014"Effective Advocacy and Management in Arbitration" and "Getting the Arbitration Process Parties Want and Need," Oklahoma Bar Association Seminar