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Most innovative US law firms: Energy law 2012

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InnovationAdvising AmeriGas Partners LP on its $2.9bn acquisition of Heritage Propane
Originality6
Rationale7
Impact6
Total19
DescriptionUsing a leveraged partnership structure to defer gains, the firm devised a deal that allowed the seller, Energy Transfer Partners, to realise an immediate cash payment whilst deferring the tax.