HOUSTON – Bracewell & Giuliani LLP had 23 practices recognized and 55 of the firm’s attorneys recommended in the 2015 rankings released today by Legal 500 USA.
Partners Evan D. Flaschen (Corporate Restructuring: Including Bankruptcy) and G. Alan Rafte (Energy: Transactions) were both recognized as Leading Lawyers, the top designation awarded by Legal 500.
The firm was highlighted in the following categories:
Bank Lending (including other sources of financing) (Tier 4) – Heather L. Brown, Kate H. Day, Dewey J. Gonsoulin Jr., Robin J. Miles, Stephanie Koo Song
Capital Markets: Debt Offerings – Advice to Issuers (Tier 4) – Gregory M. Bopp, Troy L. Harder, Gary W. Orloff, Charles H. Still, Jr., Jonathan D. Wry
Capital Markets: Equity Offerings – Advice to Issuers (Tier 4) – William S. Anderson, Gregory M. Bopp, Troy L. Harder, Gary W. Orloff, Michael W. Tankersley
Construction (Tier 4) – Phillip L. Sampson Jr.
Corporate Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy) (Tier 5) – Evan D. Flaschen (Leading Lawyer), Robert G. Burns, Renée M. Dailey, Kurt A. Mayr
Energy: Litigation (Tier 2) – Bradley J. Benoit, Stephen B. Crain
Energy: Regulatory (Tier 2) – Kirstin E. Gibbs, Mark K. Lewis, D. Kirk Morgan II
Energy: Transactions (Tier 2) – G. Alan Rafte (Leading Lawyer), William S. Anderson, Elizabeth L. McGinley, Heather M. Palmer
Environment: Litigation (Tier 3) – Jason B. Hutt, Timothy A. Wilkins
Financial Services: Regulatory (Tier 6) – Sanford M. Brown, Robert S. Frenchman, Justin M. Long, Julian RaineroIntellectual Property - Patent Licensing and Transactional (Tier 4)
Intellectual Property - Patent Prosecution: Utility and Design Patents (Tier 4) – James E. Bradley, Keith R. Derrington, Albert B. Kimball Jr., Constance Gall Rhebergen
Intellectual Property - Trademarks: Non-Contentious: Full Coverage (Tier 4) – Erin S. Hennessy, Mark N. Mutterperl
Investment Fund Formation and Management - Alternative/Hedge Funds (Tier 5) – Robert S. Frenchman, Cheri L. Hoff, Bruce R. Jocz, David M. Perlman
Labor and Employment - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (Tier 4) – Bruce R. Jocz, Scott C. Sanders
Litigation - Commercial Litigation (Tier 5) – Stephen B. Crain
Litigation - Appellate (Tier 3) – Warren W. Harris, Dale Wainright
Litigation - White-Collar Criminal Defense (Tier 5) – Richard W. Beckler, Philip J. Bezanson, Daniel S. Connolly, Marc L. Mukasey
M&A/Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Large Deals ($1bn+) (Tier 6) – William S. Anderson, Gregory M. Bopp, Sanford M. Brown, W. Cleland Dade, John G. Klauberg, Gary W. Orloff, G. Alan Rafte
Project Finance - Advice to Sponsor (Tier 5) – Jessica N. Adkins, Robin J. Miles, G. Alan Rafte, Thomas M. Tomlinson
Technology: Outsourcing (Tier 4) – Jeffrey B. Andrews
Technology: Transactions (Tier 4) – Janice Z. Davis
Tax - Domestic Tax (Tier 7) – Lance W. Behnke, Gregory M. Bopp, Elizabeth L. McGinley
The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in 106 jurisdictions based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.