Baker Botts Pumps Up Dubai Energy Group

Law360, New York (April 23, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Fueling its expansion into the Middle East, Baker Botts LLP has hired energy projects and development lawyer Nigel Thompson to join the firm’s global projects group in Dubai.

Thompson joins the firm from Sherman & Sterling LLP, where he has advised sponsors and lenders on structuring and financing major energy infrastructure projects for the past decade.

Though his practice at Sherman & Sterling was based out of London, he has played a large role in many projects throughout Europe, India and the Middle East.

Recently, he...
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