McDermott Lures Veteran Energy Star From Akin

Law360, New York (April 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- McDermott Will & Emery continues to strengthen its new Houston office, luring an acclaimed energy lawyer and infrastructure mastermind to head the firm's global projects and infrastructure practice, the firm announced last week.

The latest partner to join the developing office is John P. Cogan Jr., having arrived from Akin Gump, where he led the firm's the global projects division.

"I'm a builder, I love to build things,” Cogan said Monday. “McDermott presented me with an irresistible opportunity to start something locally and apply my life's...
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