Paul Hastings Continues Expansion of Global Projects Group With the Addition of Mark Lewis to Washington Office

February 01, 2007

Paul Hastings Continues Expansion of Global Projects Group With the Addition of Mark Lewis to Washington Office

Washington, DC (February 1, 2007) - Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (Paul Hastings), a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that Mark Lewis, previously at Baker Botts LLP, has joined the firm's Global Projects Group as partner, resident in the Washington DC office.  Mr. Lewis specializes in energy law, including pipeline project development (in the United States and internationally), oil and gas supply and capacity contract negotiations, acquisition of oil and gas pipeline infrastructure, and regulatory compliance.

"We continue to make strategic acquisitions of leading practitioners to our international projects practice. We are very pleased to welcome Mark Lewis as our latest addition.  Mark complements our existing capabilities and brings another dimension to our practice  -- expertise in the oil and gas industry," said John Hawkins, Chair of Paul Hastings Global Projects Practice.  "Mark's extensive experience will allow us to further serve all of our clients project-related needs."

Mark has advised oil and gas pipeline companies, shippers on oil and gas pipelines, investors in and developers of oil and gas pipelines, and gas producers and gas utilities in commercial transactions and state and federal regulatory proceedings.  He is listed in Chambers USA, and Best Lawyers in America.  Mr. Lewis is a member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, and the Energy Bar Association. 

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