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O’Melveny’s Representation of Apollo in El Paso Deal Noted in Corporate Counsel

April 23, 2012 The May 2012 edition of Corporate Counsel’s Deals & Suits column notes that O’Melveny & Myers LLP advised Apollo Global Management, LLC, on environmental and real estate matters in connection with its agreement, together with Riverstone Holdings LLC and Access Industries, Inc., to buy El Paso Corporation's oil and gas exploration and production unit for US$7.15 billion.

O’Melveny partner Eric Rothenberg, who directs O'Melveny's Environmental Practice and resides in the Firm's New York office, provided environmental advice to Apollo. Los Angeles-based partner Martin "Kelly" McTigue and counsel Bob Nicksin of O’Melveny’s Project Development and Real Estate Practice provided real estate advice.