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Latham & Watkins LLP

Robin S. Fredrickson

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Robin S. Fredrickson, a partner in the Houston office, represents exploration and production companies, midstream companies and private equity clients in mergers and acquisitions, corporate and oil and gas transactions. In particular, Ms. Fredrickson’s practice focuses on:

  • Acquisitions and divestitures of upstream and midstream energy assets
  • Formation of partnerships, limited liability companies and joint venture for energy assets
  • Drafting and negotiating exploration and development agreements, participation agreements, drilling program agreements, joint operating agreements and other contracts relevant to the energy industry




United States: Industry focus

Energy transactions: oil and gas

Within: Leading lawyers

Robin Fredrickson - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Energy transactions: oil and gas

Latham & Watkins LLP is probably best known for its dominant corporate practice, with master limited partnerships a particular strength. Examples of high-value M&A work included Ryan Maierson acting for Energy Transfer on the $21.3bn sale of the company to Sunoco Logistics, and well-regarded practice co-head Sean Wheeler assisting Ensco with its $860m acquisition of Atwood Oceanics. Other key figures in the ‘very strong’ Houston office are ‘highly experienced upstream lawyerRobin Fredrickson, who advised Anadarko Petroleum on the $2.3bn sale of its Eagle Ford Shale assets to Sanchez Energy and Blackstone Group, and the ‘very talentedStephen Szalkowski. The practice is co-led from New York by Christopher Cross, who was active in the midstream M&A and financing space for clients such as Energy Transfer.

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