King & Spalding Recruits Apache Corporation Assistant GC M. Kathryn Marietta

King & Spalding Recruits Apache Corporation Assistant GC M. Kathryn Marietta 
HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 08/28/13 --  King & Spalding
recruited energy lawyer M. Kathryn Marietta to its global
transactions practice as a partner in its Houston office. Marietta
formerly was assistant general counsel of Apache Corporation.  
"We are pleased to welcome Kathy to the firm. Her deep international
and oil and gas experience -- especially with cutting-edge LNG
projects -- and her industry knowledge further strengthen our global
project development team," said Ken Culotta, leader of King &
Spalding's global transactions practice group.  
At Apache, Marietta directed and executed international legal
strategy. She has particular expertise in LNG (liquefied natural gas)
as well as considerable experience in engineering, procurement and
construction projects, upstream and downstream operational
agreements, offshore long-term drilling contracts and acquisitions
and divestitures. 
Marietta is a member of the California and Texas Bars. She has served
on the board of the Association of International Petroleum
Negotiators. She was a counsel at King & Spalding from 2000 to 2002.  
King & Spalding's energy practice is one of the world's largest and
most extensive. More than 250 lawyers across a range of practice
areas comprise the firm's integrated energy team. The group includes
individuals who have been practicing in the field for decades,
including former in-house lawyers for leading global and national
energy companies; leaders of energy industry trade groups; and former
managers, engineers, scientists and government officials. The firm's
energy lawyers offer experience that spans every sector of the
industry, from oil and gas to power and renewables. Chambers Global
2013 ranked King & Spalding among the top firms for energy and
projects globally as well as in Asia-Pacific, Latin America, the
Middle East, Russia, Singapore and the United States. In 2013,
Chambers Global also selected the firm as one of five finalists for
global projects/energy firm of the year. In international
arbitration, King & Spalding is ranked by Chambers USA 2013 as one of
the top firms in the United States and by Global Arbitration Review
as one of the top four firms in the world. 
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