Energy Lawyers Try Their Luck Beyond Houston

Law360, New York (July 22, 2010, 4:07 PM EDT) -- New matters are popping up for energy attorneys to work on, and not all of that growth is occurring in Houston, the traditional epicenter of the oil and gas industry, according to experts.

Although Houston is still home to the broadest cross-section of U.S. energy attorneys, some practitioners have been spreading out to do unconventional shale development, renewable, regulatory, carbon market and other work.

Energy firms have particularly set their sights on the Marcellus Shale, which is located underneath a half dozen or so Eastern states...
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