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Paul Anthony Lannie Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Paul Anthony Lannie has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in corporate law

Paul Anthony Lannie fondly recalls his work on the purchase of assets from BP when it needed to raise funds quickly after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill as a highlight of his career.

    HOUSTON, TX, August 22, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Paul Anthony Lannie with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Lannie celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Lannie is a corporate lawyer and an executive vice president with more than 45 years of work on complex and high-value cases and transactions. Following his early experiences watching a local lawyer argue cases in court, and a successful fight against restrictive school dress codes as a teenager, he was inspired to pursue a career in law. He attended Vanderbilt University, from which he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in 1974, as well as a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1978. In light of his outstanding legal scholarship, he was honored with membership in the prestigious legal honor society, the Order of the Coif, during his time at Vanderbilt. Furthermore, Mr. Lannie is a member of the law committee of the American Petroleum Institute.

Mr. Lannie was admitted to practice law by the State Bar of Texas in 1978. From 1978 until 1983, he was an associate at Johnson & Swanson in Dallas. He served as the executive vice president of BusLease, Inc. of Dallas between 1983 and 1987, GLI Holding Company of Dallas from 1987 to 1991, and Greyhound Lines of Dallas from 1987 until 1991. Following these appointments, Mr. Lannie found great success as the vice president and the general counsel of Baroid Corporation of Houston between 1991 and 1994, and of Tejas Gas Corporation of Houston from 1994 until 1998.

In 1995, Mr. Lannie joined Coral Energy as the senior vice president and general counsel, rising to the role of the president of Coral Energy Canada in 1999. Between 2000 and 2003, he continued his career as the president of Kinder Morgan Power Company, before transitioning to Apache Corporation. Mr. Lannie served Apache as the vice president and general counsel from 2003 until 2004, swiftly ascending to the position of senior vice president. He has been the executive vice president and general counsel since 2009.

Mr. Lannie has overseen the legal intricacies of Apache Corporation's efforts to position itself as a major player in the North American shale market, including brokering an exit from the Australian market, and completing the sale and acquisition of assets on five continents. During his association with the Apache Corporation, the company has purchased more than $17 billion dollars of assets, and sold over $18 billion of assets. Mr. Lannie fondly recalls his work on the purchase of assets from BP when it needed to raise funds quickly after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill as a highlight of his career.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Paul Anthony Lannie has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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