Cody Carper has joined Skadden in their corporate practice as a partner in the firm's Houston office.
Mr. Carper's practice focuses on complex energy and infrastructure transactions, including representing private equity sponsors and management teams in acquisitions and divestitures of upstream and midstream oil and gas assets, energy financings and equity joint venture transactions. He regularly advises both investors and operators in drilling partnerships and other joint development arrangements.
Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Carper was a partner in with Willkie Farr & Gallagher, primarily advising on transactions in the energy sector.
According to a Press Release on Skadden's website, "Cody has a stellar reputation in the oil and gas sector, coupled with deep experience and superb transactional skills. Working with Cody on complex transactions, we have seen his ability to develop and execute creative deal strategies firsthand, and have been impressed by his business acumen and collaborative style."
"We are thrilled to add Cody to Skadden's corporate and energy teams," said Lance Brasher, global head of Skadden's Energy and Infrastructure Group. "His extensive experience in the energy industry, both locally and nationally, will be of tremendous value to our clients."
According to the Press Release, Mr. Cody Carper was quoted as saying, "As energy and infrastructure transactions continue to become increasingly complex and global, Skadden's platform offers unparalleled access to resources in key markets. Having worked across the table from Skadden lawyers, I'm thrilled to join such an impressive group and look forward to practicing alongside them and advising clients on their evolving needs."
Mr. Carper has been recognized in Chambers USA, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000.