September 22, 2019
NEW YORK, September 23, 2019: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that Jeffery Malonson has joined the Firm as a partner. Mr. Malonson is part of Weil’s global Private Equity practice focusing on oil and gas transactions and is based in Houston.
Executive Partner Barry Wolf commented: “We are very excited to welcome Jeff to the Firm. In addition to his private equity expertise, Jeff brings a deep understanding of the energy sector. He will be an invaluable asset to our Houston office.”
Michael J. Aiello, Chairman of the Corporate Department, commented: “Jeff is an outstanding transactional lawyer and a great fit for the Firm. His wide range of corporate and deal execution experience will help strengthen our oil and gas transactional platform and the Corporate Department.”
Rodney Moore, Head of Weil’s Oil & Gas practice and a partner in the Firm’s Private Equity practice commented: “Jeff will be an integral part of our global Private Equity practice and to our continued growth in Houston. He will also play an important role in further developing Weil’s reputation as a go-to firm for complex energy transactions.”
Mr. Malonson joins Weil from the Houston office of King & Spalding, where he regularly advised private equity funds and management teams in their most important strategic transactions. His focus is on oil and gas exploration and production, oil and gas mineral and royalty interest, midstream, infrastructure, transportation, oilfield service, oilfield equipment manufacturing, liquefied natural gas, and chemical and refining companies.
Mr. Malonson commented: “I’m very excited to join Weil’s global Private Equity practice. Weil offers an elite platform for clients operating and investing in the energy sector. Additionally, my new colleagues have significant experience in oil and gas, and I look forward to working with them to support our clients in their most important transactions.”
About Weil’s Private Equity Practice
Weil's global Private Equity practice is recognized by the industry as being one of only a very small number of elite, market leaders in this field. Our clients include the majority of the largest and highest profile private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds, as well as family offices and other equity financial investors. Weil advises more than 200 private equity clients worldwide, including 8 out of the 10 largest global private equity funds and 72% of the top 50, as ranked by PEI 300 2019. Our advice covers all aspects of the full life cycle of investments.
Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for more than 80 years. With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices on three continents, Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. The Firm’s four departments, Corporate, Litigation, Business Finance & Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.