Aug 11, 2014
Weil is advising Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) in its acquisition of all the outstanding equity securities of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP), Kinder Morgan Management (KMR) and El Paso Pipeline Partners (EPB).
The transaction is valued at approximately $70 billion and is expected to close by year end.
The KMI team includes General Counsel Dave DeVeau and in house counsel Adam Forman, Angela Teer and Eric McCord.
The Weil team is led by Corporate Chairman Michael Aiello and includes corporate associates Sachin Kohli and Mariel Cruz, and Christina De Vuono and Adam Templeton (who are both not yet admitted to practice in New York); Tax partner Marc Silberberg and associates Lane Morgan and Gladriel Shobe; Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits partner Amy Rubin and associate Amanda Rosenblum; Environmental partner Annemargaret Connolly; Banking & Finance associate Banks Bruce; Antitrust partner Steve Newborn and counsel Vadim Brusser; and Securities Litigation partners Joseph Allerhand and Greg Danilow, counsel Seth Goodchild, and associates Amanda Pooler and Adam Bookman.
The Bracewell & Giuliani team (also counsel to KMI) includes partners Gregory Bopp, Gary Orloff, R. Daniel Witschey, Jr., William (Cle) Dade, Troy Harder, Lance Behnke, Heather Brown, Mark Lewis, William (Trey) Wood III, D. Kirk Morgan II, and Manuel Vera, along with associates Caroline Wells, Elizabeth Behncke, Kathy Medford, Rebecca Keep, George Fatula, Caitlin Tweed and Serena Rwejuna.