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Latham & Watkins has appointed Baker Botts corporate partner Ryan Maierson to its recently opened energy industry practice in Houston.
Maierson has been a partner at Baker Botts since 2007. His practice includes advising on M&A, representing sponsors and portfolio companies in private equity investments, representing issuers and underwriters in securities offerings and advising on corporate governance matters.
Latham’s Houston office launched a year ago with eight founding members. Maierson’s appointment brings the partner headcount to 11, with a total of 36 lawyers.
Maierson said in statement: “Latham & Watkins has demonstrated a strong commitment to growing its energy industry practice, and I’m pleased to join this outstanding team at a very exciting time for the firm as a whole and for my personal practice.”
The firm’s Houston managing partner Michael Dillard added: “Latham’s energy industry practice focuses on highly sophisticated matters that are vital to our clients. The addition of Ryan enhances our deep industry experience and supports our mission to provide high-quality expertise and guidance to clients with respect to all of their legal needs.”