Three Akin Gump Attorneys Recognized in Houston Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Energy”

(Houston) – Akin Gump energy partners Michael Byrd, John Goodgame and Steven Otillar were named by Houston Business Journal to its 2014 Who’s Who in Energy, which recognizes “Houston-based key players in the energy industry.”

To read about Michael Byrd’s recent back-to-back $500+ million deals for Diamondback Energy and Newfield Exploration Co., click here.  To read about John Goodgame’s work on a $300 million pipeline acquisition, click here.  To read about Steven Otillar’s recent work with EP Energy in an acquisition and divestiture totaling $300+ million, click here.

Akin Gump was among a handful of firms placing three or more attorneys on this list.  This is the third consecutive year in which Akin Gump attorneys have been recognized among the Journal’s Who’s Who in Energy.  Houston partner in charge Chris LaFollette was named in 2013, while energy partner Steve Davis was recognized in 2012 (learn more about these recognitions here).

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

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