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Cindy M. Muller Joins Jones Walker
August 6, 2018
HOUSTON, August 6, 2018 – Jones Walker LLP announced today that Cindy M. Muller joined the firm as special counsel in the Maritime Practice Group and as a member of the Energy, Environmental, and Natural Resources Team in the Houston office.
Ms. Muller has 27 years of legal and executive experience as General Counsel; Vice President, Legal; and Chief Compliance Officer of several global oilfield service companies. She has significant maritime experience, including advising on Jones Act ownership and compliance issues, coastwise trade and U.S. manning regulations, as well as transactional experience involving charter parties, marine insurance, and agreements related to offshore construction, decommissioning, and dockage and wharfage. In the corporate area, she has experience in the development of compliance programs and policies and advising on joint ventures, M&A transactions, and SEC filings. As a result of this client-side experience, she has a distinct understanding of the energy industry’s legal and business issues and offers efficient, practical solutions to her clients.
Lara Pringle, head of the firm’s Texas offices, said, “We are very pleased to welcome Cindy to our expanding team of lawyers in the Houston office. We are always looking for ways to enhance our client service and adding an established maritime lawyer with in-house experience helps us reach that goal.”
Ms. Muller graduated from Louisiana State University with a B.S. in Accounting and earned her juris doctor from LSU Law School, where she was a member of the Louisiana Law Review and Order of the Coif.
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