The law firm Harter Secrest & Emery LLP has been awarded the 2014 ACG New York Champion’s Energy Deal of the Year Award by ACG New York and the M&A Advisor.
Harter Secrest & Emery, and partner William A. Hoy, were recognized for a transaction that included the restructuring and sale of controlling interest of an oil and natural gas pipeline construction company.
Winners are selected in five major categories by an independent body of experts representing a cross-section of the middle market industry. Criteria included the importance of the transaction, product, service or dealmaker to the industry, and also the level of creativity, resourcefulness and perseverance it took to complete the deal.
“Harter Secrest & Emery represents the best of the M&A industry in 2014 and earned this honor by standing out in a group of very impressive finalists” said David Fergusson, president, the M&A Advisor.
HSE Managing Partner Michael R. McEvoy expressed the firm’s gratification, saying the award affirms its reputation, especially in the middle market, for providing the services, experience and results of top global firms at competitive regional prices.