HOUSTON (January 31, 2007) – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP today announces the addition of Chad E. Mills, formerly of Locke Liddell & Sapp LLP. Mills joins Sutherland's national Energy and Environmental Practices Group as partner and will be resident in the firm's growing Houston office.
Mills's considerable experience enhances Sutherland's prominent trading-based energy practice. He brings the firm valuable additional talent in structured energy transactions involving power and natural gas, energy project development and finance, and merger and acquisition matters. His experience also enhances the firm's important, global liquefied natural gas (LNG) practice.
"We are pleased to welcome Chad to Sutherland," said Peter H. Rodgers, Energy and Environmental Practices Group Leader. "His depth of experience in challenging corporate and finance matters for important energy industry participants will complement our practice and is sure to be an asset to our clients in the Houston area, nationally and abroad."
Sutherland's Energy and Environmental lawyers work at the cutting edge of developments that affect the energy, petrochemical, manufacturing, waste and industrial sectors. More than 50 lawyers represent clients in every major sector of the energy industry in domestic and international business transactions, regulatory matters and litigation.
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm known for solving challenging business problems and resolving unique legal issues for many of the nation's largest companies. Founded in 1924, the firm has grown to more than 450 lawyers with offices in Atlanta, Austin, Houston, New York, Tallahassee and Washington. For further information about the firm, please visit sutherland.com.