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Sidley Advises in California Oil & Gas JV

Sidley Advises in California Oil & Gas JV

A group of primarily Houston-based lawyers led by Cliff Vrielink and Jim Rice said Thursday that they represented Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) in a joint venture formation that…

Orrick and Gibson Dunn Advise on $2B NOVA Chemicals-Williams Deal

Orrick and Gibson Dunn Advise on $2B NOVA Chemicals-Williams Deal

Calgary-based NOVA Chemicals Corp. said Monday that it will purchase Tulsa-based Williams Partners’ 88.5 percent ownership interest in a Gulf Coast petrochemical facility for $2.1 billion. …

Frost Brown Todd, Latham, Thompson & Knight and V&E Advise in $2B Permian Deal

Frost Brown Todd, Latham, Thompson & Knight and V&E Advise in $2B Permian Deal

A slew of Texas-based attorneys from four law firms worked on Blackstone Energy Partners’ $2 billion purchase of EagleClaw, the largest privately-held midstream operator in the Permian’s Delaware Basin in…

Exclusive: Saudi Prince Wins $3M From Irving’s Youtoo Media

Exclusive: Saudi Prince Wins $3M From Irving’s Youtoo Media

In a unanimous verdict, five women and three men ordered Youtoo Media and its general partner, Christopher Wyatt, to pay more than $3 million to Prince Mansour Bin Abdullah Al-Saud…

Texas PUC Blocks Oncor Sale to NextEra

Texas PUC Blocks Oncor Sale to NextEra

The Texas Public Utility Commission voted Thursday to block Energy Future Holdings from selling its electric business Oncor to Florida-based NextEra. The regulator raised concerns that the $18.7 billion deal…

King & Spalding Advises on Sojitz’s First U.S. Power Plant Investment

King & Spalding Advises on Sojitz’s First U.S. Power Plant Investment

A group of Houston King & Spalding lawyers said Wednesday that they advised the Japanese Sojitz Corp. in its acquisition of a 33 percent equity stake in the Birdsboro Power…

Corporate Deal Tracker: Mid-Sized, Private Deals Take the Cake in Deal Volume

Corporate Deal Tracker: Mid-Sized, Private Deals Take the Cake in Deal Volume

This latest installment in the 2016 Corporate Deal Tracker series breaks down the value range that most Texas-based lawyers' M&A work fell under. It also reveals which law firms did…

Andrews Kurth Kenyon, Latham and V&E Advise on Hess Midstream IPO

Andrews Kurth Kenyon, Latham and V&E Advise on Hess Midstream IPO

Houston Lawyers at Latham & Watkins, Andrews Kurth Kenyon and Vinson & Elkins likely had no case of the Monday blues after closing an initial public offering that they…

Andrews Kurth Kenyon, Simpson Thacher Help NuStar Enter Permian for $1.5B

Andrews Kurth Kenyon, Simpson Thacher Help NuStar Enter Permian for $1.5B

San Antonio-based NuStar Energy said Tuesday that it will set foot in West Texas’s lucrative Permian Basin by purchasing Dallas-based Navigator Energy Services for approximately $1.475 billion. …

Shell Oil & Former FBI Agent Battle over Confidential Info

Shell Oil & Former FBI Agent Battle over Confidential Info

A former FBI agent who led the U.S. security operations of Shell Oil Co. has sued the oil giant after his superiors refused to hire a security advise because the…

7-Eleven ‘Slurps’ Up 1,110 Sunoco Convenience Stores in $3.3B Deal

7-Eleven ‘Slurps’ Up 1,110 Sunoco Convenience Stores in $3.3B Deal

7-Eleven Slurpee lovers likely rejoiced this morning after learning the Irving company will purchase most of Sunoco’s convenience stores for $3.3 billion. The deal, which will bring the frozen drink…

Baker Botts, Bracewell Advise on $400M Pipeline Dropdown Transaction

Baker Botts, Bracewell Advise on $400M Pipeline Dropdown Transaction

A group of Austin and Houston lawyers from Baker Botts and Bracewell advised on Tallgrass Energy Partners’ $400 million purchase of a 25 percent ownership interest in the Rockies Express Pipeline…

Houston’s Gibbs & Bruns Negotiates $2.4 Billion Lehman Bankruptcy Agreement

Houston’s Gibbs & Bruns Negotiates $2.4 Billion Lehman Bankruptcy Agreement

A $2.4 billion agreement with the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy over the valuation of mortgage-backed securities is the latest in a string of such pacts negotiated by Houston-based Gibbs & Bruns.…

Locke Lord Facilitates Merger, Company Launch in Same Week

Locke Lord Facilitates Merger, Company Launch in Same Week

One deal was for Houston-based White Deer Energy's $207 million sale of Oklahoma City-based Crescent Companies to Rockwater Energy. The other was for Fortis Minerals II, in the $300 million…

Jury: Memorial Hermann Defamed Heart Surgeon, Awards $6.4 million

Jury: Memorial Hermann Defamed Heart Surgeon, Awards $6.4 million

A Houston heart surgeon was awarded $6.4 million in damages after a Harris County jury found Wednesday that Memorial Hermann Health System defamed his reputation in an effort to protect…

V&E Completes $1B Energy IPO

V&E Completes $1B Energy IPO

A team of Vinson & Elkins lawyers said Wednesday that they closed a $1.03 billion initial public offering for the underwriters that worked with Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II, an…

Andy Calder: The M&A King of 2016

Andy Calder: The M&A King of 2016

Three years ago, the 38-year-old joined Kirkland & Ellis to spearhead the the firm's brand new Houston office. In those three short years, he has grown said office to more…

Who Said That? Rule 202 Petitions and Anonymous Online Reviews

Who Said That? Rule 202 Petitions and Anonymous Online Reviews

“I wish I knew who said that!” is the typical response of business owners after reading anonymously posted online reviews. …

Corp. Deal Tracker: M&A Firm Leaderboard Played Musical Chairs in 2016

Corp. Deal Tracker: M&A Firm Leaderboard Played Musical Chairs in 2016

For most Texas-based M&A lawyers, 2016 was not in line with one of Charles Dickens’ most famous lines: it was neither the best of times nor the worst of times…

AZA Firm Scores $9 Million Verdict Against Motorola Mobility

AZA Firm Scores $9 Million Verdict Against Motorola Mobility

A federal jury in Marshall on Friday ordered Motorola Mobility to pay $9.17 million for deliberately infringing on a small Plano-based licensing firm’s patents for technology that helps create high-definition…

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