Attorney Joins Akin's Corporate Practice

Wednesday, September 1, 2004 - 00:00

Lucas F. Torres has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the corporate practice in New York, the firm has announced.

Mr. Torres represents issuers and underwriters in capital markets transactions, with a focus on the energy sector. In addition to public and private offerings of traditional debt and equity securities, his recent transactional experience has included offerings of stranded cost securitization bonds and credit-linked notes, as well as remarketings of both unsecured and credit-supported tax-exempt pollution control bonds.

Stephen M. Vine, head of the corporate and securities practice in Akin Gump's New York office, commented: "We are extremely pleased that Lucas has chosen to bring his talents and expertise to Akin Gump. His extensive experience in the energy sector will significantly benefit our clients."