HOUSTON, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrews Kurth LLP is pleased to announce that noted Houston attorney J. Todd Culwell has returned to the firm as a Partner, focusing on various types of transactions in the energy industry.
Mr. Culwell represents energy clients in a variety of finance and transactional matters, including the development, financing and acquisition of energy infrastructure projects around the world, as well as in oil and gas acquisitions, divestitures and financings. He also represents financial institutions and borrowers in a variety of corporate financing activities.
"Todd is an outstanding lawyer and we are pleased to welcome him back to the firm," says Bob Jewell, Managing Partner of Andrews Kurth. "Todd's experience across the energy industry will be a great addition to our team."
Mr. Culwell previously served as a Partner in Andrews Kurth's Houston office, and most recently was a Partner in the Business & Finance and Energy Transactions groups at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. He earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from South Texas College of Law after securing his undergraduate degree in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin.
"It is great to rejoin Andrews Kurth, a place I've always considered home," says Mr. Culwell. "The firm's outstanding lawyers are second to none, and I look forward to the great work we will be doing for our clients."
Mr. Culwell has earned recognition in The Best Lawyers in America based on his work in energy law. In addition to being featured in Euromoney Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Project Finance Lawyers, he also has been highlighted in the Chambers & Partners USA Guide and Chambers & Partners Global Guide as one of the top business lawyers in the United States and worldwide.
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