Michael Yates | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Michael Yates

Associate, Houston

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Overview

Michael is an associate in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group in the Firm's Houston office. His practice focuses on the representation of owners and developers in their construction projects, including liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities, power plants, petrochemical facilities, and pipelines.  Michael has experience with drafting engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), construction, construction management, engineering, operating & maintenance, long-term service agreements, and procurement agreements for large energy projects throughout the world.

Bars and Courts

  • Texas State Bar
  • Arizona State Bar

Education

  • JD, University of Arizona, College of Law
  • BA, Brigham Young University

Languages

  • English

Experience

Representation of owner/developer in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for the construction of a combined-cycle natural gas power plant in North America.

Representation of owner/developer in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for the construction of a LNG facility in North America.

Representation of owner/developer in the drafting and negotiation of an EPC agreement for the construction of a natural gas gathering system and associated pipelines in Texas.

Representation of owner/developer in drafting and negotiating a long-term service agreement related to the maintenance of a power plant located in North America.