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Mike Kennington focuses his two-plus decades of experience with both in-house and law firm experience on litigation, commercial contracts, and transactional matters in the energy sector. Clients appreciate that Mike takes the time to learn the ins and outs of their business and industry, all with the goal of developing a creative strategy. He uses his diverse experience to guide his clients toward success.

Mike has represented companies in various types of disputes, including contractual, trade secret, proprietary licenses, landowner, environmental damage claims, personal injury, property damage, operational disruptions, labor, employment, class actions, regulatory investigations and served as part of the corporate/emergency response team. He has handled mergers, asset acquisitions/divestitures, marketing and commercial agreements   in the energy industry and often assists energy clients with due diligence, contract negotiation and administration, environmental compliance, entity selection, and business formation.


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Work Experience

2022 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2008-2019 Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc.
2019-2021 Callon Petroleum Company
1999-2008 Lyman, Twining, Weinberg & Ferrell