Ms Anna Rotman > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
609 Main Street
Houston, Tx 77002
United States
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Anna leads Kirkland’s litigation practice in Houston, and has played a leading role in recent hallmark cases shaping the energy industry. As a trial lawyer, she has significant first-chair experience in business and environmental disputes representing leading oil, gas, power and renewable companies, midstream companies and technology companies, as well as private-equity portfolio companies in a variety of industries. Anna has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts and arbitrations throughout the United States. She also regularly represents both debtors and creditors in restructuring-related litigation.


Harvard Law School, J.D., 2004, cum laude; Georgetown University, B.S., School of Foreign Service, 1998, magna cum laude; Judge Marvin J. Garbis, Federal District Court, District of Maryland

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

The oil and gas litigation team at Kirkland & Ellis LLP has a strong reputation in the energy sector, with extensive experience representing clients before major state and federal courts and agencies, including the Department of Energy and FERC. The practice group also advises in administrative and regulatory proceedings before the European Union and other international governing bodies. Based in Houston, Anna Rotman leads the group and has significant trial experience in business disputes and restructurings, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Kenneth Young and associate Dustin Womack focus primarily on complex commercial litigation, with the former handling issues related to climate change – the pair provide strong support in Houston. In Chicago, Richard Godfrey is also recommended and forms part of the wider litigation group.