Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Brooksany Barrowes has joined the Firm’s Washington, D.C., office as a partner in the Corporate Practice Group.
“Brooksany is a talented attorney in the energy regulatory space with particular experience successfully handling commodity hedging matters for clients,” said Jeffrey C. Hammes, Chairman of Kirkland’s Global Management Executive Committee. “She is a strong addition to our growing energy regulatory practice.”Ms. Barrowes’ practice focuses on regulatory transactional, litigation and internal investigation matters that relate to the energy industry and commodities and securities markets. She represents clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, state public utility commissions including the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Department of Energy, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and federal and state courts. Ms. Barrowes has worked with private equity investors, major energy trading companies, independent power producers, natural gas and oil pipeline companies, and public utility clients.
“I’m thrilled that Brooksany has chosen to join the talented attorneys in our energy regulatory practice, which has experienced impressive growth over the past year,” said Andrew Calder, a partner in Kirkland’s Houston office and a member of the Firm’s Global Management Executive Committee. “Her unique skill set will complement the other lawyers in the practice and help us further service our clients in areas of increased need.”
Ms. Barrowes joins the Firm from Baker Botts LLP, where she served as the deputy department chair for global projects in the Washington, D.C., office. She holds a law degree from the University of Chicago Law School and a bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University. She has been recognized as a leading lawyer for Electricity by Chambers USA from 2010-2018 and Chambers Global from 2016-2018.
Ms. Barrowes’ appointment follows several recent hires focused on energy and infrastructure finance. Energy regulatory lawyer Robert Fleishman joined Kirkland in July, followed by Kelann Stirling in August. Earlier in 2018, Kirkland welcomed Rohit Chaudhry, formerly global head of projects and project finance at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, and his former Norton Rose partner Brian Greene, as well as Roald Nashi and Scott Cockerham to its infrastructure finance practice.