Stephany Olsen-LeGrand counsels developers, energy providers, and investors in mergers and acquisitions, project development, structured transactions, and joint ventures. Stephany’s clients include leading financial institutions, exploration and production companies, commodity trading firms, retail electric providers, and pipeline operators.
Stephany also represents energy producers, drilling contractors, oil field service providers, and pipeline owners in a variety of complex commercial, insurance, maritime, and energy-related disputes. Recently, she served on the trial team in a multi-district litigation in which she represented an international drilling contractor in unprecedented litigation arising from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010.
Stephany also assists clients with crisis management, internal investigations, and governmental inquiries, including those of Congress, the Department of Justice, the U.S. Coast Guard, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), and Chemical Safety Board.
Prior to practicing law, Stephany consulted for Fortune 500 and government-sector clients, advising them on business process design, reengineering, automation, and information technology strategic planning. Before joining Sutherland, she served as a law clerk for the Honorable Gray H. Miller of the Southern District of Texas.
Awards and Rankings
Selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars” (2014-2015)
Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Houston Bar Association
Member, International Association of Drilling Contractors
Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association
Member, Women’s Energy Network of Houston
Member, Young Professionals in Energy