News Release

The Deal Names Locke Lord 2020 Energy and Industrials Law Firm of the Year

August 7, 2020

August 7, 2020 – Locke Lord was recognized by The Deal as the 2020 Energy and Industrials Law Firm of the Year during its Middle Market Awards, held virtually on July 31, 2020, to recognize the leading bankers, investors and advisers in middle-market transactions.

The Firm’s renowned Energy Practice Group, co-chaired by Bill Swanstrom and Terry Radney stood out from the competition by leading a number of notable deals throughout 2019, including representing NJR Midstream in the acquisition of Leaf River Energy Center LLC from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners; Martin Midstream Partners in the sale of its membership interests in several gas storage assets to Hartree Cardinal Gas, LLC; Generation Pipeline in its sale to NEXUS Gas Transmission and its member companies; White Deer Energy in the purchase of TorcSill Foundations and White Deer’s sale of portfolio company On Point Oilfield Holdings to Gravity; and Coastal Flow Measurement in the company’s sale to Quorum Software, a Thoma Bravo portfolio company, among many others.

Locke Lord has earned a reputation as one of the world’s preeminent energy law firms. The Energy Practice Group is involved in all aspects of the energy value chain and is prominent in traditional oil and gas. Locke Lord lawyers represent clients in a broad range of M&A and project development activities and are extremely active in private equity transactions and fund formation engagements for energy clients.


About Locke Lord LLP
Locke Lord is a full-service law firm with global reach and 21 offices designed to meet clients’ needs in the United States and around the world. The Firm has a history that spans more than 130 years and is a leader in the middle market arena. Locke Lord focuses on providing the highest levels of commitment, quality and service to clients across its five Key Sectors: Energy and Infrastructure; Finance and Financial Services; Insurance and Reinsurance; Pharmaceutical; and Private Equity. In addition, the Firm advises clients across a broad spectrum of other industries, including fund formation, venture capital, health care, public finance, real estate, technology, cybersecurity and white collar, while providing a wealth of experience through its complex litigation, intellectual property, tax, regulatory and transactional teams.