Paul Hastings Adds to Energy Finance Team

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP

    ATLANTA, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
 (Paul Hastings) announced today the addition of Robert C. Marshall and Michael
 A. Lueder, previously with Troutman Sanders, to the firm's Atlanta office.
 Mr. Marshall joins Paul Hastings as a Partner, and Mr. Lueder joins as Of
 Counsel.  The addition of this prestigious team greatly enhances Paul
 Hastings' global Energy and Project Finance Practice as well as the firm's
 corporate presence in the Atlanta area.
     "I am delighted to join Paul Hastings.  The firm has tremendous expertise
 and depth," commented Bob Marshall.  "Mike and I see this move as a great
 opportunity for us personally and our ability to service the needs of our
 clients and to attract additional clients."
     "Paul Hastings' strong presence on both coasts and in Europe gives it a
 solid base in some of the most active energy markets," noted Mike Lueder.
     At Paul Hastings, Mr. Marshall and Mr. Lueder will focus primarily on
 matters for independent power clients, including financings, acquisitions and
 dispositions.  Paul Hastings counts some of the largest and most active energy
 companies in the world among its clients.
     Jonathan Birenbaum, Co-Chair of Paul Hastings' Energy and Project Finance
 Group, said that he has worked "across the table" from both Mr. Marshall and
 Mr. Lueder, and that he is "thrilled to have them as colleagues rather than
 competitors."  He added, "Bob and Mike have stellar reputations in the energy
 industry."
     "The arrival of Bob and Mike provides a unique addition to the expansion
 of our East Coast and international practices," added Bill Schwitter, Chair of
 the Corporate Department at Paul Hastings.  "We are proud to offer our clients
 one of the premier energy practices in the world."
     Mr. Marshall received a J.D., magna cum laude, from Northwestern School of
 Law of Lewis and Clark College in 1985.  Prior to attending law school, Mr.
 Marshall was a navigation officer in the Navy for four years.  Preceding his
 service in the Navy, Bob received a B.A. from the University of Virginia in
 1977.
     Mr. Lueder received a J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law in
 1992, where  he was a Business Symposium Editor on the Wake Forest Law Review.
 As a finance major, Mike received a B.A., magna cum laude, from The University
 of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1987, where he was a member of Beta Gamma
 Sigma, the honor society for business schools.
     The Atlanta office of Paul Hastings has more than 100 attorneys whose
 expertise cover a wide range of practice areas in corporate and securities
 matters, real estate, intellectual property, litigation, tax and employment
 law.
 
     Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, founded in 1951, is an
 international law firm, focusing predominantly on Fortune 500 companies, and
 has more than 775 attorneys located in nine offices: Stamford, Connecticut;
 Atlanta, Georgia; New York, New York; Washington, D.C.; Costa Mesa, Los
 Angeles and San Francisco, California;  London, England and Tokyo, Japan.
 
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    ATLANTA, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
 (Paul Hastings) announced today the addition of Robert C. Marshall and Michael
 A. Lueder, previously with Troutman Sanders, to the firm's Atlanta office.
 Mr. Marshall joins Paul Hastings as a Partner, and Mr. Lueder joins as Of
 Counsel.  The addition of this prestigious team greatly enhances Paul
 Hastings' global Energy and Project Finance Practice as well as the firm's
 corporate presence in the Atlanta area.
     "I am delighted to join Paul Hastings.  The firm has tremendous expertise
 and depth," commented Bob Marshall.  "Mike and I see this move as a great
 opportunity for us personally and our ability to service the needs of our
 clients and to attract additional clients."
     "Paul Hastings' strong presence on both coasts and in Europe gives it a
 solid base in some of the most active energy markets," noted Mike Lueder.
     At Paul Hastings, Mr. Marshall and Mr. Lueder will focus primarily on
 matters for independent power clients, including financings, acquisitions and
 dispositions.  Paul Hastings counts some of the largest and most active energy
 companies in the world among its clients.
     Jonathan Birenbaum, Co-Chair of Paul Hastings' Energy and Project Finance
 Group, said that he has worked "across the table" from both Mr. Marshall and
 Mr. Lueder, and that he is "thrilled to have them as colleagues rather than
 competitors."  He added, "Bob and Mike have stellar reputations in the energy
 industry."
     "The arrival of Bob and Mike provides a unique addition to the expansion
 of our East Coast and international practices," added Bill Schwitter, Chair of
 the Corporate Department at Paul Hastings.  "We are proud to offer our clients
 one of the premier energy practices in the world."
     Mr. Marshall received a J.D., magna cum laude, from Northwestern School of
 Law of Lewis and Clark College in 1985.  Prior to attending law school, Mr.
 Marshall was a navigation officer in the Navy for four years.  Preceding his
 service in the Navy, Bob received a B.A. from the University of Virginia in
 1977.
     Mr. Lueder received a J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law in
 1992, where  he was a Business Symposium Editor on the Wake Forest Law Review.
 As a finance major, Mike received a B.A., magna cum laude, from The University
 of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1987, where he was a member of Beta Gamma
 Sigma, the honor society for business schools.
     The Atlanta office of Paul Hastings has more than 100 attorneys whose
 expertise cover a wide range of practice areas in corporate and securities
 matters, real estate, intellectual property, litigation, tax and employment
 law.
 
     Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, founded in 1951, is an
 international law firm, focusing predominantly on Fortune 500 companies, and
 has more than 775 attorneys located in nine offices: Stamford, Connecticut;
 Atlanta, Georgia; New York, New York; Washington, D.C.; Costa Mesa, Los
 Angeles and San Francisco, California;  London, England and Tokyo, Japan.
 
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