Seven Latham Partners Honored for Superior Client Service

BTI Consulting Group

March 29, 2018

Based on its annual survey of corporate counsel and executives, the BTI Consulting Group has honored seven Latham & Watkins partners as 2018 Client Service All-Stars, including James Brandt, Thomas Brandt, David Callahan, George Davis, Michael Dillard, Patrick Nevins, and Stephen Szalkowski. 

The list recognizes “client-savvy attorneys [who] stand out for delivering the best client experience” by applying traits such as exceptional legal skills, value, business understanding, and innovation, according to BTI Consulting.

The Latham honorees are:

James Brandt, a New York partner and Chair of the office’s Litigation & Trial Department, whose practice focuses extensively on complex litigation involving financial matters, particularly securities and corporate transactions and insolvency matters, including litigation in bankruptcy court and commercial matters.

Thomas Brandt, a corporate partner in the Houston office, who primarily advises on matters in the oil and gas industry, including M&A transactions, joint ventures, private equity investments, and securities offerings, particularly public offerings by master limited partnerships.

David Callahan, a Chicago partner and Global Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice, who is a seasoned trial lawyer focusing on complex litigation in the areas of patent, trademark, trade secret, false advertising, and unfair competition.

George Davis, a New York partner and Global C-Chair of the Restructuring, Insolvency & Workouts Practice, who represents public and private companies, creditors, and investors in a broad range of restructuring matters, including chapter 11 cases, cross-border insolvency matters, out-of-court restructurings, and bankruptcy-related acquisitions and financings.

Michael Dillard, a Houston partner and Global Co-Chair of the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice, whose practice encompasses all aspects of corporate and securities law, with special emphasis on M&A transactions and securities offerings for companies in the energy industry.

Patrick Nevins, a finance partner in the Washington, D.C. office, who advises leading energy companies in the development of major infrastructure projects, administrative litigation, and high-stakes regulatory matters.

Stephen Szalkowski, a corporate partner in the Houston office, who focuses his practice on domestic energy transactions with an emphasis on M&A and joint ventures in the upstream and midstream sectors of the oil and gas industry.

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