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Ryan J. Maierson is the Corporate Department Chair for the Houston office and the global Co-chair of Latham’s Public Company Representation Practice. Mr. Maierson’s practice focuses on the following types of matters in the energy industry:

  • Capital markets
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Public company representation
  • Master limited partnerships
  • Private equity
  • Corporate governance
  • Activism


Corporate Partner



Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading lawyers)

Ryan MaiersonLatham & Watkins LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP is ‘always responsive and exceptionally adaptable’ and ‘has built a very deep and dependable practice‘. Highlights have included Houston-based Debbie P. Yee and Washington DC-based Nicholas P. Luongo acting for Silver Run Acquisition Corporation in its $3.8bn acquisition of Kingfisher Midstream and Alta Mesa. Also recommended in the Houston office is Robin Fredrickson, who ‘brings a ton of value to any transaction‘; Ryan Maierson, who heads the Houston corporate team; and Stephen Szalkowski, who focuses on M&A, joint ventures and private equity investments in the upstream and midstream sectors. New York-based Christopher Cross chairs the oil and gas group. Sean T. Wheeler left the firm for Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > Corporate governance

Recent highlights for Latham & Watkins LLP included Orange County-based William Cernius and Andrew Gray acting for Realty Income Corporation in relation to an alleged bear raid by Spruce Point Capital Management. In Houston, Ryan Maierson is instructed by TechnipFMC, a British company listed on both the New York Stock Exchange and Euronext, but not a foreign private issuer. William O’Neill retired.