Thursday, 18 September 2014
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Jul 24 2013 | 9:20am ET
Herschel T. Hamner III will join law office Sidley Austin's Houston office as a partner in the global finance practice.
Hamner brings extensive experience in a broad range of finance transactions, including syndicated bank financings, high-yield debt offerings and the private placement of securities.
“Herschel is an exceptional addition to our Houston office and the continued expansion of our energy finance practice,” said Larry Barden, vice chair of Sidley’s management committee. “Herschel has emerged as one of the top finance lawyers in Houston. His experience in representing borrowers and financial institutions, along with our firm’s strong capabilities in related areas, including private equity, M&A and tax, will be a great asset to our clients and provide added depth to our global finance capabilities, both in Houston and worldwide.”
Sidley Austin has approximately 1,700 lawyers in 19 offices worldwide.
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