Energy Veteran Joins Paul Hastings in Houston to Lead Oil and Gas Group
Houston, TX – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that
“Rick is a major player in the energy industry, one of the most experienced oil and gas lawyers in this market and we could not be more pleased that he’s starting the next phase of his career at Paul Hastings,” said
Mr. Burleson has been practicing law in the oil and gas industry for more than 30 years. He has a broad business practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and energy that centers on complex oil and gas acquisitions, divestitures and other strategic transactions. His clients include independent oil and gas companies, private equity groups, senior and mezzanine lenders, and other oil and gas focused companies.
His arrival follows other recent additions to the Houston office and is another indication of the firm’s investment in the energy sector. In December,
In 2015, the firm advised clients on several notable deals out of the Houston office including Crestwood Midstream Partners $7.5 billion public-to-public merger with Crestwood Equity Partners, Vanguard Natural Resources public-to-public mergers with Eagle Rock Energy Partners and LRR Energy, and Tall Oak Midstream’s $1.55 billion sale of its subsidiaries to EnLink Midstream.
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