Specialist energy firm to close down by year end

By Neasa MacErlean

25 November 2015 at 09:11 BST

Burleson, the Houston-based energy law firm, is to shut all five of its offices by the end of December in response to the downturn in the sector.


A decrease in oil prices has dragged down the firm's revenue, according to the managing partners Richard Burleson. 

Decade of practice

He says that all five of the offices - in Denver, San Antonio, Houston, Pittsburgh and New Orleans - will close by the end of this year. There are currently about 60 lawyers in the practice. Burleson LLP was founded ten years ago and had 140 lawyers at its peak. Sources: Law360Burleson


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