Rising Star: Jones Day's Jimmy Vallee

Law360, New York (April 12, 2010, 1:37 PM EDT) -- Jimmy Vallee has become a go-to guy at Jones Day for energy companies putting together big deals. He recently led the firm's team in the merger of Atlas Energy Resources LLC and Atlas America Inc., earning him a spot on Law360's list of 10 energy lawyers under 40 to watch.

The merger created the $2.5 billion company Atlas Energy Inc., and though it was an affiliate merger that had been considered for a long time, Vallee said it was exciting to work on a big deal...
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