Sean T. Wheeler is the Office Managing Partner in the Houston office of Latham & Watkins and Co-chair of the Oil & Gas Industry group. His practice focuses on securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters for companies in the energy industry including master limited partnerships.
In the last two years, Mr. Wheeler represented energy clients in transactions with a combined value of more than US$80 billion.
Mr. Wheeler has been recognized in multiple publications including Chambers USA 2013-2015 as one of the leading lawyers in Texas in the practices of Corporate/M&A and Capital Markets: Debt & Equity, Law360 as an MVP of Energy 2013,The Legal 500 US 2012-2013 for his energy industry focused transactions, and Texas Monthly and Law and Politics 2010-2013 as a "Texas Super Lawyer." He has also received recognition in The Best Lawyers in America for Corporate Governance, Corporate Law, M&A Law, Securities and Capital Markets Law 2008-2015. He has been named "Dealmaker of the Year" in 2015 as well as "Dealmaker of the Week" both in June 2011 and May 2012 in The Am Law Daily. In 2015 he was also recognized in Best Lawyers as one of the 2015 "Lawyers of the Year" for Securities and Capital Markets Law.