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King & Spalding LLP
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Scott Greer is a partner in King & Spalding’s Global Transactions Practice Group and leads the firm’s worldwide construction transactional practice. Mr. Greer, who is also a licensed Professional Engineer, focuses exclusively on the practice of construction law, representing some of the world’s largest organizations in their global construction projects. Mr. Greer assists owners and developers throughout the entire project spectrum, commencing at project conception and continuing through punchlist completion, and beyond, including: selecting the appropriate project delivery system and contractual structure; drafting and negotiating construction-related agreements, such as EPC, design-build, EPCM, construction, construction management, engineering, architectural, program management and development agreements; drafting and negotiating operation and maintenance agreements and LTSAs; and resolving construction-related disputes.


Mr. Greer is a licensed Professional Engineer in the field of structural engineering. Prior to becoming a lawyer, he designed numerous multi-story buildings located throughout the United States.


J.D., Emory University M.S. Civil Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign B.S. Architectural Engineering, Oklahoma State University.

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United States > Finance > Project finance

King & Spalding LLP stands out for its sponsor-side expertise and advises on a range of high-value oil, gas and LNG project finance transactions. Vera De Brito de Gyarfas, who focuses on mandates involving energy projects in Latin America and Africa, and Scott Greer, who heads the construction transactional practice, are advising Anadarko on its $50bn Mozambique LNG export project. Highlights for projects and infrastructure head Ken Culotta included advising Magnum Energy on the $100m development and private equity financing for a barrel-refined products (aviation fuel, diesel, and motor gasoline) storage facility in Delta, Utah, while James Bowe in Washington DC is instructed by Mountaineer NGLs in the project development and financing matters relating to a natural gas storage project near Clarington, Ohio. In New York, the team has been bolstered by a number of recent additions, including counsel Frank Schoen, who joined from White & Case LLP, as well as several individuals from Morrison & Foerster LLP, including Jonathan Melmed, who co-chairs the firm’s global private equity practice and heads the US power and infrastructure practice. Named attorneys are based in Houston unless otherwise stated. Archie Fallon joined Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in 2018.

United States > Industry focus > Energy: transactions: oil and gas

King & Spalding LLP assists energy companies, private equity firms and strategic investors with various transactions ranging from capital raising and finance transactions to acquisitions and dispositions. The department is headed in the Houston office by Scott Greer, who is supported by the co-head of the midstream segment Stuart Zisman and the co-head of the upstream segment Peter Hays. Significant arrivals include New York-based James Woolery from Hudson Executive Capital, and Carol Burke, Kimberlee Cagle and Susan Berry who joined from Reed Smith LLPDaniel Rogers, who co-heads the LNG and gas segment, and Washington DC-based James Bowe advised Hawaii Gas on the procurement of long-term LNG supplies for import into Kaui, and the long-term chartering-in of an LNG floating storage and regasification unit. David Strickland joined White & Case LLP and Archie Fallon left for Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.

United States > Real estate > Construction (including construction litigation)

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Scott Greer

King & Spalding LLP

The team at King & Spalding LLP has a strong track record in energy infrastructure projects, including LNG and petrochemical plants, as well as contentious disputes. Scott Greer leads the transactional side, and recently advised LNG Canada on a $31bn export terminal in British Columbia, the first in Canada’s history. Counsel Rajesh Patel and Washington DC-based Cynthia Stroman were also involved. Greer is supported by counsel Rob Garner, who divides his time between Atlanta and Houston, in assisting Motiva Enterprises with the development of a new petrochemical project to be built in Port Arthur, Texas. On the arbitration side, experienced litigator Mike Stenglein, who is based in Austin, is representing Reficar in ICC arbitration against CB&I relating to disputes arising from the construction of the Cartagena Oil Reifnery. He was assisted by Adam Gray, who splits his time between the Austin and Houston, and Doak Bishop. Named individuals are based in the firm’s Houston office unless otherwise stated.