Robert E. Meadows Honored as the Institute for Energy Law’s 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award in Energy Litigation Recipient

The Institute for Energy Law ("IEL") honored Robert "Bobby" Meadows of King & Spalding as the 2021 recipient of IEL's Lifetime Achievement Award in Energy Litigation during its 20th Annual Energy Litigation Conference held in Houston on November 3. The hybrid conference, held in Houston with a virtual option for remote participants, brought energy industry professionals together for a series of presentations, expert panels and networking opportunities.

IEL's Lifetime Achievement Award in Energy Litigation is presented each November to a litigator whose achievements throughout their career or during a particular piece or series of litigation have won the admiration of their peers.

Meadows is an accomplished trial lawyer who represents clients in litigation throughout the United States, including trials in state and federal courts, international and domestic arbitrations, summary jury trials, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. In more than 50 jury trials and over 34 years, he has litigated a wide variety of matters, including the most difficult cases in some of the most challenging venues.

Photo: Robert “Bobby” Meadows (right) received the Institute for Energy Law’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Energy Litigation on Wednesday, November 3. He is pictured with R. Hewitt Pate of Chevron (left) and Laura Robertson of ConocoPhillips and Chair of the Institute for Energy Law.

About the Institute for Energy Law - The Institute for Energy Law (IEL) was founded in Dallas in 1959 as a division of The Center for American and International Law, an international nonprofit educational institution for lawyers, judges, and law enforcement professionals. IEL provides lawyers and other professionals in the energy industry exceptional academic and professional opportunities, including annual conferences, courses, seminars, scholarly publications, and membership activities. As one of the energy industry's premier membership organizations, IEL counts with many leading global energy companies and attorneys amongst its international members. News and information about IEL are available at or follow us on Twitter @IEL_CAIL.