HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sidley Austin LLP is pleased to announce that David Asmus and Brian Bradshaw have joined the firm as partners in its Houston office. Mr. Asmus and Mr. Bradshaw will be members of Sidley’s Energy practice. Mr. Asmus will become a co-leader of the Energy practice.
Mr. Asmus has an extensive practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, project development and finance transactions. He advises clients on matters ranging from shale and other unconventional resources, to offshore developments, pipeline and processing projects, and liquefied natural gas (LNG) as well as petrochemicals and refining. In his M&A practice, Mr. Asmus has handled over $50 billion of oil and gas acquisitions in the United States and internationally. His projects practice is focused on counseling clients on major projects including both greenfield and brownfield LNG and petrochemical plants as well as offshore development, joint venture arrangements and unitizations. Mr. Asmus is a past president of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and a past chair of the Institute for Energy Law.
Mr. Bradshaw’s experience includes advising clients on acquisitions and divestitures as well as the development and financing of oil and gas, power and LNG projects. He counsels clients in the energy industry on both domestic and international transactions with a focus on Latin America. His project development and financing work focuses on power development and transmission and upstream, midstream and downstream projects, including more than 25 LNG projects. He is a past board member of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and a past chair of the Oil and Gas Section of the International Bar Association.
“We are very excited to welcome Dave and Brian to Sidley,” said Kevin Lewis, co-managing partner of Sidley’s Houston office. “Their reputations in the energy field globally bring an important added dimension to our energy practice. In addition to boosting our U.S. energy M&A and projects work, we expect their presence will expand dramatically Sidley's LNG and other projects work as well as energy M&A in Latin America, Africa, Asia and elsewhere."
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