[HOUSTON—October 30, 2017] Reed Smith announced today that Peggy Heeg has joined the firm as a partner in its global Energy and Natural Resources Group, resident in the firm’s Houston office. Heeg’s practice focuses on pipeline development, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance. Heeg joins Reed Smith from the Houston office of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, where she was a partner and former member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
“Peggy is a significant addition to our Energy team and our Houston office,” said Prajakt Samant, Chair of the firm's Energy and Natural Resources Industry Group. “She is a highly regarded practitioner, who enjoys a sterling reputation in a market that she has guided and helped shape over the years. Her regulatory experience also strongly complements our recently arrived FERC team, which now includes a former FERC commissioner, the head of a leading private FERC practice, and, with Peggy, the former general counsel of a multinational energy company.”