2015 Managing Partners Survey

In 2015 Texas Lawyer Managing Partners Survey, some Texas firm leaders expect energy work to grow in 2016, and some expect a decline.


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  • Kirkland's Fee Request in Ch. 11 Case Challenged by U.S. Trustee

    By Angela Neville

    The U.S. Trustee Andrew N. Vara recently requested that U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher S. Sontchi deny the fee request of the law firm Kirkland & Ellis, one of the law firms representing Samson Resources Corp., in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy and cited a recent U.S. Supreme Court case to support of his position.

  • ATP Consents to $41M Settlement Over Gulf Contamination Claims

    By Angela Neville

    Houston-based ATP Oil & Gas Corporation (ATP O&G) and its subsidiary, ATP Infrastructure Partners, (ATP-IP) recently seized a chance to settle a civil environmental enforcement action brought against them by the federal government on the grounds of polluting the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

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