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Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm with nearly 1,000 attorneys in key financial centers around the world. We litigate cases and close transactions by bringing an understanding of the global legal issues our clients face in transactions, disputes, and regulatory/enforcement-related matters. We strive to provide our clients with creative solutions to their business problems—on time and on budget. We serve our communities and the public interest, promote diversity within our firm and throughout the legal profession, and maintain a culture of teamwork and collegiality.

Editor's note: Updated April 7, 2020.

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Column: High Court’s Water Ruling Provides Clarity … or Not

Murkiness remains for projects involving water, despite clarity from Supreme Court on the limits of EPA’s power.

EPA’s Emissions Proposals Could Hinge on Outcome of Texas Lawsuit

Decision on the Texas v. EPA lawsuit will influence whether new emissions proposals go into effect, says former DOJ official.

The Ins and Outs of Nonop Working Interests

What are the challenges, solutions and opportunities?

The SEC and ESG: The Journey to Prescriptive Disclosure Requirements

SEC has pushed out new ESG-related disclosure requirements. Find out how the move will impact reporting requirements.

FERC’s Climate Policy on Natgas Infrastructure Triggers Anger, Confusion

The latest move by FERC that would require permits for the construction of natural gas infrastructure to involve projections of emissions from construction, operation and users of transported gas, will likely be tested in the courts.

ESG Financing: Where is the Money Going?

With the boom in ESG-focused investing and increased ESG reporting disclosures, ESG finance is a key growth area for both companies and investors.

Winston & Strawn Launches Combined Energy & Infrastructure Industry Group

The combined Winston & Strawn group also brings experience implementing environmental, social and governance (ESG) programs and initiatives across the energy and infrastructure sector.

Energy Transition: Threading the Regulatory Needle

The oil and gas industry needs to position itself strategically to attract investments while working to achieve low-carbon goals.

Winston & Strawn Launches ESG Advisory Group

The global law firm of Winston & Strawn on Aug. 6 announced the launch of a new environmental, social, and governance (ESG) advisory team, co-chaired by Houston-based partners Mike Blankenship and Eric Johnson

E&P Bankruptcies Move in ‘Very Hairy’ Direction

Court rulings over disputes with midstream operators are no longer easy to predict.

Oil and Gas Private Equity: Post-pandemic Roadmap to Recovery

A panel of oil and gas capital experts discussed the steps private equity professionals need to take to recover from the severe downturn.

ESG More Critical than Ever for US Shale Recovery, Experts Say

Investment interest for oil and gas companies in the coming months will be significantly impacted by ESG factors.

Where Will the Excess Glut of US Oil Go?

Excess supply has sparked a fresh dilemma among U.S. drillers, which are being asked to cut oil production as storage space fills up.