Porter Hedges Adds Cross-Border Energy Pro From McKool

By Adam Lidgett (October 11, 2016, 7:18 PM EDT) -- Porter Hedges LLP said Tuesday it has bolstered its energy practice in Houston with a veteran cross-border energy litigator from McKool Smith who has years of arbitration experience and joins as a partner.

Tom Bayko brings decades of experience in domestic and international litigation and arbitration in the energy and financial institution sectors. While McKool Smith was an excellent trial firm, he said, there were a number of factors that played into his decision to leave for Porter Hedges.

"I left for two reasons: No. 1 is that McKool Smith is so good they are very expensive, and most of my...

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