Energy MVP: Baker Botts' Hugh Tucker

Law360, New York (December 6, 2012, 5:21 PM EST) -- Baker Botts LLP’s Hugh Tucker has become a deal-making dynamo for energy giants shaking up their portfolios in a hopping oil and gas scene, structuring Marathon Oil Corp.’s $3.5 billion buy in Texas and preparing several other eye-popping acquisitions to score a slot among Law360’s Energy MVPs.

Tucker, firmwide head of oil and gas as well as chief of global projects in Houston, said the industry’s “frenetic activity level” had significantly altered how transactions play out, requiring novel approaches and plenty of teamwork to grapple with...
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