Latham Snags 3 Energy Lions For New Houston Office

Law360, New York (January 12, 2010, 7:25 PM EST) -- Latham & Watkins LLP has opened an office in Houston and scored three top energy attorneys from rival firms to helm the new enterprise, marking the firm's second major expansion in 2010.

Catapulting its nascent office into immediate prominence, the firm has brought in three new partners from the creme of the energy field — Michael E. Dillard and J. Michael Chambers from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and Sean T. Wheeler from Baker Botts LLP, firm spokesman Frank Pizzuro said Tuesday.

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