Global law firm Shearman & Sterling today announces that Taylor Landry has joined the firm as a Capital Markets partner in Houston.
Taylor’s practice covers a wide variety of general corporate and securities matters. He assists clients in U.S. capital markets transactions and advises clients regarding periodic SEC reporting, corporate governance and compliance matters. Taylor also advises clients regarding mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments and corporate restructurings.
He regularly advises master limited partnerships, corporations and other public and private entities in all facets of the energy value chain (exploration and production, oilfield services, midstream and downstream) with assets including reserves, pipelines, storage, processing and gathering facilities.
“Taylor’s strong experience and relationships will be invaluable as we continue to grow our Capital Markets offering in Texas. His appointment significantly bolsters our capabilities in the region and supports our overall growth ambitions,” said David Beveridge, Senior Partner at Shearman & Sterling. “Taylor’s arrival is part of the continued execution of our global strategy, focused on strengthening our business mix by growing core practice areas in key geographies.”
Ilir Mujalovic, partner and Americas Capital Markets Team Leader at Shearman & Sterling, added: “Taylor’s experience perfectly aligns with our existing offering, augmenting our strong bench of lawyers in our Americas Capital Markets practice and in Texas as we continue to expand our broad representation of issuers and underwriters in capital markets offerings. Taylor’s superb experience will help us to continue to provide our clients with the insight and legal expertise needed to capitalize on the significant opportunities that lie ahead including in the energy space.”
Taylor Landry commented: “Shearman & Sterling has an impressive capital markets practice, and I am excited to join this talented team to further enhance the firm’s capabilities in this space in Texas and Houston. The firm has exceptional credentials, and this is the perfect platform for me to continue to develop my practice.”
Taylor’s appointment continues the busy period for Shearman & Sterling’s Corporate offering. In the last 12 months, the firm has announced the hire of partners Emily Leitch in Houston (Capital Markets); Michael Saarinen in New York (Funds); Bradley Noojin and Christopher Zochowski in Washington D.C. (Private Equity); Phil Cheveley and Maegen Morrison in London (M&A); Xavier Norlain, Jeremy Scemama and Matthieu Lampel in Paris (M&A); and Florian Harder (M&A) and Jann Jetter (Tax) in Munich.
Taylor Landry joins Shearman & Sterling from Hunton Andrews Kurth.