The Legal 500 Ranks Porter Hedges Among the Leading Firms in the Country for Energy Transactions and Construction in 2024

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The Legal 500 has once again recognized Porter Hedges among the nation's leading firms in its 2024 U.S. law firm rankings. The ranking recognized the firm’s oil and gas transactions and the construction practices.

Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas

“Porter Hedges LLP advises an array of major public and private E&P companies, private equity funds, and midstream and downstream companies for a wide range of oil and gas transactions. In addition to its expertise in advising on complex oil and gas acquisitions and divestitures, both conventional and unconventional, the team is also recognized as a major player in managing carbon sequestration agreements and transactions. Randy King and Robert Thomas jointly lead the Houston-based team, which includes Jeremy Mouton, known for handling some of the oil and gas industry’s largest acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and securitization transactions (ABS), and James T Thompson, who specializes in the upstream, midstream and renewable segments of the energy industry.”

Client testimonials:

We value the quick responses that we receive. The depth of knowledge from the partners and associates is quite apparent.”

Knowledge and skill set. They can determine which issues are business matters and what constitutes potential legal exposure.”

Real Estate and Construction: Construction (including Construction Litigation)

The Houston based construction group at Porter Hedges LLP assists clients operating in commercial, industrial, energy, and infrastructure construction over the full project, in contract formation, financing projects, as well as in federal, state, and administrative litigation and arbitration. The practice group is led by experienced David Peden and Amy Wolfshohl. John Hawkins frequently assists in federal and state litigation and arbitration of design and construction matters. Sean McChristian delivers the full range of advice of design and construction projects, and David Salton has notable experience in commercial disputes, in international commercial arbitrations in particular.

The Legal 500 is a series of guides to elite law firms worldwide with only about 300 law firms recommended. The Legal 500 series has been one of the largest legal referral guides for more than 30 years for commercial and private companies, corporate counsel, CEOs, and professional advisers. The publication interviews in-house counsel and lawyers globally to compile its annual guides.

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