Andrews Kurth adds energy partner in Houston

Energy attorney Charlie Ofner has joined Andrews Kurth LLP's Houston office as a partner.

Ofner previously served as senior counsel at Houston-based Oasis Petroleum Inc., a publicly traded exploration and production (E&P) company, where he participated in the legal functions of multiple company divisions, including operations, land, midstream, marketing, finance, and accounting. He was also involved in the company's acquisitions and divestitures.

Before joining Oasis, he was an associate at Houston's Vinson & Elkins LLP, where his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions and joint venture transactions in the energy industry.

Ofner earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University in 2004 before completing his law degree at the University of Texas School of Law in 2007.

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