Energy Practice: DLA Piper

Law360, New York (July 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- While the price of oil hitting $140 a barrel may mark a trying time, it also marks the ultimate opportunity for those who work in energy fields, said lawyers in DLA Piper's energy sector.

“The energy industry goes through constant change,” said Christopher Townsend, a partner in the firm's Chicago office.

“Chaos is an opportunity. One approach to chaos is to have a bunker-like mentality. Or we can assess what the landscape is now and what it's going to be to provide a window into that...
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