Chris LaFollette Featured Among NLJ’s 2017 Energy Trailblazers

Akin Gump Houston partner in charge Christine LaFollette has been selected to The National Law Journal’s third annual list of Energy & Environmental Trailblazers, which recognizes outstanding work in the areas of energy and environmental law.

In its published profile of Ms. LaFollette, NLJ spotlighted her successful representation of Baker Hughes, Inc., the world’s third-largest oilfield services provider, in its $6.9 billion stock and cash purchase of BJ Services Co.—called the largest oilfield-services takeover at the time by Bloomberg News. To read more about this deal, please click here.

Ms. LaFollette also spoke on her holistic approach to her work, explaining, “I have a passion for working through the life cycle of a company.”

Among her recent recognitions, Ms. LaFollette was named to Texas Lawyer’s “Distinguished Leaders” and “Top Women in Energy Law” (read more here and here),  Texas Lawbook’s Top Texas Dealmakers (read more here) and Houston Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Energy” (read more here).

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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