|By PR Newswire||
|August 21, 2013 10:00 AM EDT||
- Firm continues to expand global energy practice
LONDON, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrews Kurth is pleased to announce that international oil and gas lawyer Jubilee Easo will join the firm as a Partner in the London office, pending regulatory approval.
Ms. Easo advises oil and gas companies and state entities worldwide on a wide range of upstream and downstream acquisitions and developments, LNG regasification projects and shipping initiatives.
"Jubilee is an outstanding lawyer with significant in-house and private practice experience," says Bob Jewell, Managing Partner of Andrews Kurth. "She knows firsthand what our energy clients are facing, and will be a great asset to our firm. Jubilee's addition is the next important move in establishing a top tier international oil and gas law team in London."
Ms. Easo previously served as senior corporate counsel at London-based Premier Oil, a FTSE 250 energy exploration company. She also worked as in-house counsel at India-based Reliance Industries Limited, and also served as a Senior Associate at Ashurst LLP in London.
"The addition of Jubilee demonstrates the firm's commitment to serve its clients in the energy business from our offices in the United States, United Kingdom and China," says Peter Roberts, Head of London Office. "Our energy practice circles the globe and draws upon the firm's full resources and strengths."
Recognized in the 2013 listing of London Super Lawyers - Rising Stars for her work in Energy and Natural Resources, Ms. Easo earned her law degree from the National Law School of India University, and her LL.M. from the London School of Economics.
"Andrews Kurth is a market leader in oil and gas law, and I see this as a fantastic opportunity to be part of the further internationalization of its practice," says Ms. Easo. "I am excited to join Peter and the accomplished group which we are building."
About Andrews Kurth
For more than a century, Andrews Kurth has built its practice on the belief that "straight talk is good business." Real answers, clear vision and mutual respect define the firm's relationships with clients, colleagues, communities and employees. With over 400 lawyers and offices in Austin, Beijing, Dallas, Houston, London, New York, Research Triangle Park, The Woodlands and Washington, DC, Andrews Kurth represents a wide array of clients in multiple industries. For more information about Andrews Kurth, please visit andrewskurth.com.
Ashley Ronald Nelly, Andrews Kurth
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