Mr Anthony Speier > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
609 Main Street
Houston, Tx 77002
United States


Anthony’s practice focuses on corporate mergers & acquisitions and formation of joint ventures involving assets across the energy value chain, including traditional, renewable and alternative energy sources.


Anthony was a partner at Baker Botts until 2014 when he joined Kirkland to help establish the Houston office as leader of the energy real asset practice.


J.D. (summa cum laude), Tulane University Law School, 2005; Order of the Coif, Tulane Law Review; B.A. (cum laude), Tulane University, 1997

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading lawyers)

Anthony SpeierKirkland & Ellis LLP

The Kirkland & Ellis LLP energy transactions team is ‘one of, if not the, best in the industry. They are exceptional practitioners, business oriented and completely understand the ins-and-outs of the key legal points’. The practice specializes in large acquisitions and the multidisciplinary team covers the spectrum of oil and gas matters, not least asset-backed securities and transactions involving assets located in all of the significant domestic shale and conventional plays, as well as the Gulf of Mexico. Andrew Calder focuses on complex M&A, corporate and securities law, and corporate governance. He co-leads the practice with Anthony Speier, who handles acquisitions, divestitures and the formation of joint ventures involving assets across the energy value-chain. Their Houston-based team includes ‘top energy transactional attorneyDavid Castro, as well as experienced practitioners Sean Wheeler, Kyle Watson, Chris Heasley, Lindsey Jaquillard, William Benitez and Rahul Vashi.