Energy and Global Transactions Partner Thomas McCaffrey Joins Akin Gump’s Houston Office

(Houston, TX) Thomas McCaffrey has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s Houston office as a partner in its energy and global transactions practice. Previously, Mr. McCaffrey was a partner in the Houston office of an international law firm.

An experienced corporate and transactions attorney, Mr. McCaffrey represents businesses in mergers, acquisitions, energy-related matters, private equity transactions, structuring issues and strategic planning.

“Tom is a great addition to our team,” stated Jim Rice, who heads Akin Gump’s energy and global transactions practice. “His deep set of skills and considerable experience in a broad array of industries, including the energy industry, make him a tremendous asset to our clients.”

Christine LaFollette, partner-in-charge of Akin Gump’s Houston office, added, “Tom’s arrival bolsters our strength not simply in energy and global transactions, but in other key areas as well—I’m very excited to welcome him to our office.”

Among the clients represented by Mr. McCaffrey are energy companies, private equity funds, public companies, privately held businesses and high net-worth individuals.

“Akin Gump has a renowned reputation—not simply in Texas, but across the globe,” stated Mr. McCaffrey. “I’m delighted to join such a talented and respected team of lawyers.”

Mr. McCaffrey is a frequent speaker and author on issues related to his practice. Since 2003, he has been consistently named as a “Texas Super Lawyer” and has been named one of “The Best Lawyers in America” since 2006.

Mr. McCaffrey earned his B.B.A. with high honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1982 and his J.D. with honors in 1985 from the University of Texas School of Law.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, a leading international law firm, numbers more than 800 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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