HOUSTON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Law Journal is featuring the energy law firm of Burleson LLP in an article published on June 11 titled All the Right Moves. The story, which provides insight on Burleson's rapid growth, underscores the firm's unique approach to delivering the widest range of legal services to companies in the oil and gas industry.
Since opening its doors in 2005, Houston-based Burleson has become the largest law firm in the country dedicated primarily to serving the oil and gas industry. It has significantly broadened its regional and national footprint by opening offices in Pittsburgh, San Antonio, and Denver, and now has more than 120 attorneys who represent companies in a spectrum of areas including litigation, environmental law, corporate securities, mergers and acquisitions, and oil and gas title.
"Oil and gas work has always been an important focus for us, but the flood of activity in shale plays has really driven our strategic direction," said Burleson. "In the last four years, we've put people on the ground in all key producing regions of the United States and enhanced the practice areas that are critical to our clients' operations."
"Delivering this higher level of service and diversification of practice areas has allowed us to expand our reach considerably, giving us the opportunity to work on some of the largest and most important transactions happening in the industry today."
With this growth, Burleson's portfolio of work now includes clients with interests in the Barnett, Bakken, Eagle Ford, Fayetteville, Marcellus, Mississippi Lime, Niobrara, Utica, and Woodford formations, as well as companies with a presence in the Permian Basin.
To read the article in its entirety, visit: www.law.com/jsp/nlj/index.jsp.
About Burleson LLP
With more than 120 attorneys in offices in Houston, San Antonio, Pittsburgh, and Denver, Burleson LLP is the largest law firm in the country dedicated primarily to serving the oil and gas industry. We are unique in being on the ground in the key markets serving the unconventional shale plays, and bring a distinct blend of legal understanding and technical skill to our practice. Our attorneys have worked as petroleum engineers, chemists, landmen, and geologists, and more than a third have served as inside legal counsel for oil and gas companies. These qualifications – combined with Burleson's broad geographic reach and comprehensive scope of services – have earned the firm a reputation for providing clients with the most seasoned, energy-specific legal services team the industry has to offer. For further information, visit www.burlesonllp.com.
SOURCE Burleson LLP