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Paul Hastings Adds Master Limited Partnership Energy Lawyer to Houston Office

April 23, 2014
Houston, TX- Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Doug Getten has joined the firm as of counsel with the Securities and Capital Markets practice in Houston. Mr. Getten joins from Vinson & Elkins, where he focused on capital markets offerings for energy-related master limited partnerships (MLPs).

“We are pleased to add Doug to our growing MLP practice in Houston,” said Greg Nelson, chair of the Houston office. “As we continue to focus on high-quality service delivery, Doug’s practice will add depth for the benefit of our energy capital markets clients,” he added.

Mr. Getten’s capital markets experience includes the representation of issuers and underwriters in the energy sector in initial public offerings, as well as public and private offerings of equity and debt securities. Mr. Getten has also advised private equity investors, as well as public and private companies, on transactions in the oil and gas, pipeline, and power industries.

The addition of Mr. Getten further bolsters the MLP practice at Paul Hastings, which is led by Gislar Donnenberg. Mr. Donnenberg, one of the leading experts in master limited partnerships (MLP), joined Paul Hastings as a partner in April of 2013.

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