Energy Group Of The Year: Weil Gotshal

Law360, New York (January 31, 2012, 8:21 PM EST) -- Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP had a banner year for energy deals in 2011, capped by its advisement of Kinder Morgan Inc. in the energy pipeline company's groundbreaking $37.8 billion purchase of El Paso Corp. in October, earning the firm a spot on Law360's list of Energy Groups of 2011.

Just as El Paso was making plans to spin off its upstream oil and gas business, Kinder Morgan swooped in to replace that deal with one of its own — a purchase of El Paso in...
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