Ned Crady is a partner in the Global Transactions Practice Group of King & Spalding, and practices in the firm’s Houston office. Mr. Crady represents energy companies and strategic investors in acquisitions and divestitures, project development and finance, and related joint venture planning and corporate governance matters. Additionally, Mr. Crady advises clients in the purchase, transport, storage and sale of various energy commodities.
Mr. Crady has extensive experience in the oil, gas and power sectors of the energy industry, and has worked on energy projects or transactions throughout the United States as well as in Argentina, the Bahamas, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Trinidad, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Mr. Crady has spoken at numerous conferences on commercial issues affecting the power, natural gas, and LNG sectors as well as private equity investment trends in the energy industry. He is ranked as one of the leading energy project attorneys in the United States and Latin America by Chambers Global 2011.
Mr. Crady received his B.A. from Washington & Lee University in 1983, and his J.D. from the South Texas College of Law in 1986. He is fluent in Spanish.
Mr. Crady is a Fellow of the Houston Bar Foundation, and a member of the Energy Bar Association and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators.