Justin T. Stolte is Global Chair of the firm’s Energy & Infrastructure Industry Group. His practice focuses on strategic transactions involving energy and infrastructure businesses.
Mr. Stolte is recognized by Best Lawyers in America (2021-2022), Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2014, 2019-2021), and The Legal 500 US (2018-2021) for his work on energy and infrastructure transactions. In addition, he was named an Influencer: Law by American City Business Journal in 2018 and has been recognized as a Rising Star in Energy by Law360 (2014, 2018); a 40 under 40 honoree by Houston Business Journal (2018); a Top 30 under 40 honoree by Hart Energy (2015); and a Rising Star by Texas Monthly (2012-2015).
Under Mr. Stolte’s leadership as chair of the energy groups at both Latham and his prior firm, the practices have been awarded Law360 Energy Practice Group of the Year in four consecutive years (2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021).
Mr. Stolte is active in several organizations, including serving on: (i) the Board of Directors of the Boy Scouts of America (Sam Houston Area Council); (ii) the Executive Advisory Council of UT Austin’s McCombs Energy Initiative (MEI), including Co-Chairing the Midstream Committee; (iii) the Energy 2.0 Committee of the Greater Houston Partnership; and (iv) the Advisory Board of the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship.
Mr. Stolte previously worked in business development, commercial, and engineering roles at Chevron Corporation and Apache Corporation; and, before joining Latham, served as Co-Chair of the energy practice group at another leading global law firm.
Mr. Stolte’s experience includes:*