Latham & Watkins Snags Energy Ace From Morgan Lewis

Law360, New York (April 23, 2012, 4:07 PM EDT) -- Latham & Watkins LLP has hired a Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP partner specializing in representing energy companies in the acquisitions and divestitures of oil and gas properties, boosting the firm's Houston practice, the firm announced Monday.

Michael King, who joined Morgan Lewis in 2009 from Baker Botts LLP, is bringing his experience in negotiating joint ventures and operating agreements, including a variety of midstream transactions, to Latham & Watkins' corporate department.

"We are excited to welcome Michael to Latham's energy industry practice, where his broad...
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