4 Greenberg Traurig Shareholders Listed in The Business Journals’ 2015-2016 “Who’s Who in Energy”

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Four shareholders from the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP were named to The Business Journals’ 2015-2016 list of “Who’s Who in Energy.”

Four shareholders from the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP were named to The Business Journals’ 2015-2016 list of “Who’s Who in Energy.” Douglas C. Atnipp and William Garner were selected for inclusion in Houston’s energy market, while Troy A. Eid and Craig V. Richardson were included in Denver’s energy market. This is the fifth consecutive year Atnipp has been named to the list and the fourth year for Garner. This is also Eid’s second consecutive year to be included.

“Who’s Who in Energy,” a special section published in the Nov. 27, 2015, editions of the Houston Business Journal and the Denver Business Journal, profiles key energy industry professionals based in major cities across the United States. The list includes executives of energy companies in a range of areas, from exploration and production and oilfield services to law, engineering, and finance. Selections are based on nominations, industry outreach, and research, according to the publication’s website. The special section was also published in the business journals of three other U.S. cities: Dallas, Pittsburgh, and San Antonio.

Atnipp is co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice and the firm's Texas co-regional operating shareholder. Atnipp has more than 26 years of experience representing clients engaged in all facets of the energy business. He is involved in a wide range of energy-related transactions including energy finance, joint ventures and strategic alliances, and acquisitions and dispositions of energy-related assets.

Eid, a former U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado and co-chair of the Greenberg Traurig’s American Indian Law Practice, is a shareholder in the firm's Denver office and has wide-ranging experience in complex federal, state, and tribal litigation. He has extensive experience in civil and criminal defense of energy companies in federal, state, and tribal investigations pursuant to the Clean Water Act and other environmental and safety laws. He also advises clients on traditional and renewable energy projects, coordinating environmental and cultural resource reviews, Native American tribal employment, construction-monitoring, and outreach and right-of way negotiations on public and private lands.

Garner, a shareholder in the Greenberg Traurig’s Houston office, chairs the firm’s Renewable Energy Practice and focuses his practice on domestic and international hydrocarbon and inert gas transactions and renewable energy. Garner has experience working on worldwide natural gas projects, including unconventional gas. He has worked on projects in the United States, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Poland, Kazakhstan, U.A.E., Algeria, and Mexico. Garner provides counsel to major conventional and renewable energy companies.

Richardson, a shareholder in the Greenberg Traurig’s Denver office, focuses his practice on commercial and regulatory litigation, including oil and gas, environmental, and antitrust law, as well as all aspects of multi-jurisdictional permitting of global energy infrastructure. For nearly a decade, he served as the General Counsel of El Paso Corporation’s Pipeline Group, the largest network of interstate natural gas pipelines in North America, delivering more than 30 percent of the natural gas consumed in the United States. A retired Commander in the United States Navy Reserves, during his over-two-decade military career, Richardson provided intelligence analysis and support in operations throughout the globe.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP – Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice

Greenberg Traurig's Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice is known for its broad-ranging representation of upstream and midstream energy companies as well as renewable energy companies and traditional power generation companies. The firm's energy practice is further distinguished by lawyers with broad FERC experience and multifaceted energy finance representations. Several of Greenberg Traurig’s energy attorneys are former General Counsel at energy industry companies and provide a valuable business perspective for our energy clients across the globe. Greenberg Traurig's Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice expanded significantly in Latin America and Europe with the establishment of Mexico City and Warsaw offices.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1,900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No. 1 on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com.

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