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Latham & Watkins LLP

Ryan J. Maierson

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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


United States: Industry focus

Energy transactions: oil and gas

Within: Leading lawyers

Ryan Maierson - 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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