Former BP Atty Joins Burleson As Litigation Partner

Law360, New York (December 18, 2012, 2:56 PM EST) -- Former BP America Inc. senior attorney Gary Brown has joined oil and gas law firm Burleson LLP as a partner in the firm's litigation practice group, the firm said Tuesday.

Brown, who has more than 30 years experience in the energy industry — both as in-house counsel and outside lawyer — spent the last six years at BP. That included several months on the Gulf Coast immediately following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill.

Handling the legal fallout of the disaster was an all-consuming...
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