Rising Star: Simpson Thacher's Chris May

Law360, Philadelphia (April 6, 2015, 4:31 PM EDT) -- Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP partner Chris May has made the most of a move from New York City to Houston, developing a focus on complex energy sector transactions like Crestwood Midstream Partners LP’s merger with Inergy Midstream LP that landed him a spot among Law360’s energy top attorneys under 40.

The Rising Star, 38, made partner in January 2014, less than a year after shifting to the firm’s recently opened Houston office. He said that transitioning from a general focus on mergers and acquisitions to concentrating on energy work has involved gaining familiarity with the specifics of the industry, which has...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!