February 07, 2018
Dallas - The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to congratulate Partner Andrew B. Derman on his inclusion in the list of Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders 2018 for his expertise in Energy. Mr. Derman is one of only five individuals recognized in the country.
Mr. Derman is Thompson & Knight’s International Energy Practice Group Leader and serves as Chairman and Board Member of Thompson & Knight Global Energy Services, LLC, a wholly owned affiliate of the Firm that provides technical, economic, and commercial advisory services to the energy sector. With a concentration on oil and gas investment projects and cross-border transactions, he focuses on providing legal and commercial support in connection with acquisitions, divestments, trades, and mergers; strategic commercial and business advice; large infrastructure projects, including LNG, GTL, and refineries; nationalization/expropriation; anti-corruption (FCPA) and sanction advice; unitizations; boundary (onshore and offshore) disputes; exploration, development, and production operations; production sharing contracts; negotiations; and dispute resolution (litigation, arbitration, and expert testimony). He is Board Certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
Throughout his career at the Firm, Mr. Derman has assisted clients in more than 50 countries on six continents and offers clients a comprehensive understanding of oil and gas activities through experience in a broad spectrum of countries and companies. Prior to joining Thompson & Knight, he served as in-house counsel and later an executive for a large international oil and gas company for nearly 20 years.
Only those lawyers who obtain the highest number of nominations from peers, corporate counsel, and other market sources in Who’s Who Legal’s research process are selected as being among the very best in the world in their field. Thought Leaders comprise only the top two percent of lawyers listed in Who’s Who Legal.