Porter Hedges Adds New Partner To Houston Energy Practice

By Michelle Casady (March 21, 2016, 7:35 PM EDT) -- Porter Hedges LLP on Monday announced that it is continuing strategic growth of the firm's energy practice and bringing aboard Houston native James T. Thompson as a partner.

Thompson came to the firm from Watt Thompson & Henneman LLP, where he represented both major and independent oil and gas companies, oilfield service providers and royalty owners in negotiations, preparation and implementation of all types of oil- and gas-related agreements, along with litigation support on disputes involving upstream and midstream energy issues.

Thompson told Law360 Monday that the reasons for his move were simple. 

"WTH is predominantly focused on energy and financial...

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