Winston & Strawn LLP today announced the addition of Douglas Atnipp to the firm’s Transactions Department in Houston. Doug joins Winston from Greenberg Traurig LLP, where he served as co-managing shareholder of the firm’s Houston office and co-chair of the energy practice group. (more…)

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Akin Gump today announced that W. Robert Shearer has joined the firm as a partner in its energy practice in Houston. Mr. Shearer focuses on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and capital markets transactions for energy, oil field services, manufacturing and technology clients. Mr. Shearer began his legal career at Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP in Houston. He spent the last 13 years as a corporate partner at BakerHostetler LLP, where he was immediately prior to joining Akin Gump. (more…)

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