Energy MVP: Latham's Michael P. Darden

Law360, New York (November 30, 2012, 7:40 PM EST) -- Latham & Watkins LLP’s Michael P. Darden helped Plains Exploration & Production Co. secure $5.5 billion worth of deepwater oil and natural gas assets from BP PLC among stiff competition and on a tight deadline, earning him a spot among Law360’s Energy MVPs.

An industry veteran who co-chairs Latham’s oil and gas team, Darden advised on more than $10 billion in high-stakes transactions this year involving several major energy companies, including those pushing the envelope in unconventional development.

A combination of legal and business experience in...
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