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Latham & Watkins LLP
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John M. Greer, a partner in the Houston office, focuses his practice on securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate and securities matters. He represents issuers and investment banking firms in connection with public offerings and private placements of both equity and debt securities, including initial public offerings, shelf registrations and Rule 144A offerings. Mr. Greer’s mergers and acquisitions experience includes both public and private company acquisitions and dispositions.




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

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John M. Greer – Latham & Watkins LLP

Representing clients from along the oil and gas value-chain, Latham & Watkins LLP advises on exploration and production matters, midstream infrastructure and LNG, and refining and petrochemicals. The firm has a strong reputation in upstream and midstream matters, but is also active in carbon capture and assisting traditional oil and gas clients transition to renewables. Practice head Justin Stolte is  global co-chair of the firm’s Energy & Infrastructure Group. The group also includes John M. Greer, who handles securities offerings, M&A, and general corporate and securities matters for public and private oil-and-gas companies; M&A and corporate-finance transactional specialist Ryan Maierson; Stephen Szalkowski, who focuses on domestic energy transactions; and corporate and M&A specialist Lauren Anderson who advises both private equity and strategic industry-players throughout the energy and infrastructure sectors. This impressive bench was further strengthened in 2021 by the arrivals of Trina Chandler and James Garrett from Vinson & Elkins LLP; the pair boost the  firm’s conventional power and M&A expertise, respectively. All named individuals are based in Houston.