Corporate and Energy Lawyer Hans P. Dyke Joins Arnold & Porter

April 6, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, April 6, 2015 -- Arnold & Porter LLP announced today that Hans P. Dyke has joined the firm as a partner in its Corporate & Securities Group, resident in the Washington, DC office.  Hans brings substantial experience handling transactional, regulatory, commercial, and development matters for clients in the energy sector.  In particular, he advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, equity investments, and financings throughout the electric power and oil and gas industries.

Among his most recent work, Mr. Dyke has advised a group of founding investors in the initial public offering of a first-of-its-kind REIT formed to hold electric transmission and distribution assets; represented a global energy concern in various investments in renewable and fossil fuel power projects throughout the U.S.; and helped a British multinational electricity and gas utility in the sale of its shale gas business.  His clients have included some of the world's largest energy and power companies.

"We are pleased to welcome Hans to the firm as a part of our growing energy team.  His experience advising companies in the energy industry adds further depth to our existing practice and complements the significant work that is currently being done by our corporate and energy lawyers," said Arnold & Porter Chairman Thomas H. Milch.

Added Kevin J. Lavin, head of the firm's Corporate & Securities Group; "Hans has worked with companies large and small in the global power and oil & gas industries.  The breadth of his practice has exposed him to the extraordinary challenges these companies face.  In the highly competitive and rapidly changing energy industry, this is a significant advantage for clients."

Mr. Dyke is the latest addition to Arnold & Porter's growing energy practice that represents clients on transactional, regulatory and litigation matters.

"I am excited to join the team at Arnold & Porter.  The firm is deeply committed to continuing to grow its offerings to the energy industry, and I look forward to being part of the cross-office team dedicated to serving the needs of clients in this area," said Mr. Dyke. 

Mr. Dyke obtained his JD from Washington & Lee University School of Law, and his MA in International Relations from Marquette University.

Arnold & Porter LLP is an international law firm of nearly 800 lawyers with offices in Brussels, Denver, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D. C.  The firm, founded in 1946, maintains more than 25 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of the law, with a primary focus on litigation, transactional matters, and regulatory issues.

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