The Center for American and International Law's ("CAIL") Institute for Energy Law ("IEL") honored Charles Matthews as the 2022 recipient of its Lifetime Achievement Award in Energy Litigation during the institute's 21stAnnual Energy Litigation Conference in Houston.
Left to Right: Charles Matthews (left) with IEL Chair Michael P. Lennon, Jr. (right) with IEL's 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award in Energy Litigation trophy.
The award, presented to Matthews by IEL Chair Michael P. Lennon, Jr. (Mayer Brown LLP), 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.
About Charles W. Matthews - Charles W. Matthews served as Vice President and General Counsel of ExxonMobil Corporation from 1995 until his retirement in 2010. At the time of his retirement, he was responsible for the legal affairs of the Corporation and managed a staff of 465 attorneys with offices in 40 countries. He is a member of CAIL's Board of Trustees. Matthews is also a member of the Board of Directors of Trinity Industries and the Board of Children's Health in Dallas. He has served as President of the Ex-Students Association of the University of Texas, Chair of the Texas Cultural Trust, Chair of the University of Texas Development Board, Chair of the University of Texas Chancellors' Council, and Chair of the University of Houston Law School Foundation.
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 with 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 many leading global energy companies and attorneys among its international members. Learn more about IEL at https://www.cailaw.org/IEL.