Rising Star: Jones Day's Omar Samji

Law360, New York (March 22, 2013, 3:16 PM EDT) -- Omar Samji has only been at Jones Day for a year, yet he's already helped broker multidimensional, multibillion dollar oil and gas deals, making him one of five young energy attorneys recently recognized by Law360.

Samji, 35, worked on transactions worth more than $8 billion combined in 2012, earning him a spot on the Law360's list of Rising Star attorneys under 40.

Yet the most recent deal he worked on tops that dollar figure all by itself. Last week, CenterPoint Energy Inc., Jones Day client OGE...
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