William Garner

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William Garner, Co-Chair of GT’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice Group and Chair of the firm’s Renewable Energy Practice Group, focuses his practice on domestic and international hydrocarbon and inert gas transactions and renewable energy. He 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, Turkey and Mexico. William has also provided counsel to major energy companies, and served as an investment banker for the world's leading oil and gas investment banking boutique, advising on domestic and international upstream and midstream transactions.

Prior to joining the firm, William was senior counsel at a multi-practice global law firm.

Concentrations

  • Gas utilities and pipelines
  • Oil and gas upstream
  • LNG/NGLs
  • Energy and gas storage
  • Unconventional gas
  • Gas power generation
  • Renewable and clean energy
  • Energy and environmental policy
  • Corporate and mergers and acquisitions
  • Energy project development
  • Global energy and infrastructure 
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Competenze

Riconoscimenti e Premi

  • Listed, Euromoney’s Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Experts in Energy Law, 2013-2018
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, 2016-2018
  • Listed, Houston Business Journal "Who's Who in Energy," 2012-2015
    • Recognized among the "Top Energy Lawyers in Houston," 2012
  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States
    • Energy Regulation - Conventional Power, 2019 
    • Energy Transactions – Oil and Gas, 2017-2019
    • Energy – Regulatory and Transactions, 2015
  • "100 Most Influential Business Leaders in the Energy Industry Today," Houston Business Journal, November 2013
  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, Energy Law, 2012
  • Recipient, Magna Stella Award, Texas General Counsel Forum, 2008
  • Member, Colorado Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Bar Association
  • Association of International Petroleum Negotiators

Formazione

Formazione
  • Laurea magistrale in Giurisprudenza, SMU Dedman School of Law, 1974
    • Member, Journal of Air Law and Commerce
  • Diploma di maturità, University of Arkansas, 1971
    • Member, Phi Beta Kappa
Abilitazioni
  • Colorado
  • Texas
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