Global law firm White & Case LLP has expanded its growing Houston office with the addition of Laura Katherine Mann as a partner. Mann will join the Firm's Global Capital Markets Practice and will work closely with the Firm's Energy Industry Group.
"As the third capital markets partner to join our Houston office this year, Laura Katherine will be a tremendous asset to our preeminent capital markets team," said John Vetterli, Head of White & Case's Global Capital Markets Practice. "Laura Katherine's deep experience in securities transactions, disclosure and corporate governance issues, together with her impressive understanding of the energy sector, add depth to our fast-growing Houston presence, aligning with our strategy of further expanding our top Capital Markets Practice in the United States."
Mann represents public and private companies in a broad range of securities matters, with a particular focus on the energy industry. She has experience representing issuers and financial institutions in public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, including initial public offerings, secondary offerings and Rule 144A offerings. Her practice also includes M&A and general corporate matters, including Exchange Act reporting and corporate governance. She joins White & Case from Baker Botts.
"Our Houston office is known for advising clients on high-profile, complex matters in the energy industry," said Jay Cuclis, White & Case's Houston Office Executive Partner and Co-Head of the Firm's Energy Industry Group. "With her deep knowledge of the energy industry and broad securities experience, Laura Katherine is an excellent addition to our team. Her arrival adds further bench strength to our capabilities in Houston and will allow us to continue delivering a high level of service to our clients."
Mann's arrival to White & Case's Houston office follows the recent additions of capital markets partners Jason Rocha and A.J. Ericksen, who joined in March 2021, and environment & climate change and M&A partner, Taylor Pullins, who joined in January 2021.
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