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King & Spalding LLP
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Tracie Renfroe has a national trial practice focusing on toxic tort, environmental, product liability and commercial disputes.  She has tried or litigated numerous breach of contract, conspiracy, fraud, securities fraud and professional liability cases.  As Managing Partner of the Houston office and a partner in the Energy, Environmental and Product Liability practices, Tracie represents clients in the energy,  manufacturing, and pharmaceutical sectors around the country.

Tracie represents clients in civil jury trials, class actions and arbitrations. She tries cases in federal and state courts around the country, as well as in international arbitration of high-stakes environmental disputes.

Tracie is skilled at presenting complex scientific and technical issues to judges, juries and arbitration panels. She has also tried numerous conspiracy, securities fraud, breach of contract and professional liability cases.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Environment: litigation

King & Spalding LLP possesses extensive first-chair disputes experience, evidenced by its impressive track record in high-exposure environmental litigation throughout the country. With environmental specialists in Houston, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington DC and California, the firm has served as lead counsel in trials, arbitrations, and administrative hearings involving groundwater, waste, soil, water, air and climate issues. Of particular note, the group is renowned for its energy law credentials, fielding specialist knowledge in environmental issues relating to project development, including Clean Air Act disputes and citizen suits. Granta Nakayama heads up the environmental, health and safety practice from Washington DC, while the global toxic and environmental torts group is led by Carol Wood in Houston. Tracie Renfroe is a core member of the Houston-based team; she specializes in the defense of energy and industrial clients in toxic tort and environmental contamination matters. Disputes involving chemical exposure, groundwater contamination, the Clean Water Act and RCRA are among Douglas Henderson‘s notable fields of activity; he is based in Atlanta.

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

With an impressive client roster including a number of well-known energy companies, King & Spalding LLP is highly regarded for handling trial litigation in the oil and gas space, where it is regularly involved in cases ranging from toxic torts and securities law through to general commercial disputes and royalties cases. Managing partner Tracie Renfroe has a national trial practice focusing on toxic tort, environmental law, product liability and commercial disputes. Robert Meadows is a key name to note and has a significant experience in energy-related commercial and tort cases. Other individuals in the team include Jeremiah Anderson, who focuses on construction and environmental litigation, and San-Francisco-based Charles Correll, who has a strong arbitration practice. Marcella Burke and Carol Wood are also noted. All partners are based in Houston unless stated otherwise.