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.

“Doug is one of the best energy lawyers in Houston. He enhances our ability to provide best in class services in the energy industry,” said Chris Ferazzi, a corporate partner in the firm’s Houston office.

Dick Wynne, also a Winston corporate partner in Houston added, “Chris and I have known and worked with Doug for many years, and are delighted to be joining forces. He is a tremendous addition to the firm.”

“Doug’s status as a leader in the oil and gas sector provides further depth to our Houston transactional practice. We expect to attract additional top tier practitioners focused on the energy sector,” said Tom Fitzgerald, Winston’s Chairman.

Doug’s practice involves a wide range of energy-related transactions including energy finance, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and acquisitions and dispositions of energy related assets. In addition to his energy work, Doug regularly advises clients on general corporate and finance transactions.

Doug is listed in the 2003-2017 editions of The Best Lawyers in America, Natural Resources Law section, and has been consistently selected by Texas Super Lawyers magazine every year since 2003. He is also recognized in Chambers Global and The Legal 500.

Doug received his J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law and B.A. cum laude, from Vanderbilt University.


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