HOUSTON – Legalease Ltd. recognized 25 Bracewell LLP practices and recommended 61 of the firm’s attorneys in the 2016 rankings released today by Legal 500 USA. The firm also had two attorneys received Legal 500’s top honor, being listed as Leading Lawyers.
The firm was highlighted in the following categories:
Antitrust - Merger control– Daniel E. Hemli
Dispute resolution – Appellate: courts of appeals– Warren W. Harris, Jeffrey L. Oldham
Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes– Stephen B. Crain, Sean Gorman
Finance - Capital markets: debt offerings – advice to issuers– William S. Anderson, Troy L. Harder, Emily E. Leitch, Charles H. Still, Jr.
Finance - Capital markets: equity offerings – advice to issuers– William S. Anderson, Troy L. Harder, Jason M. Jean, Emily E. Leitch, Charles H. Still, Jr.
Finance - Commercial lending: advice to borrowers and Finance - Commercial lending: advice to lenders – Heather L. Brown, Kate H. Day, Dewey J. Gonsoulin Jr, Robin J. Miles, Stephanie Koo Song
Finance - Project finance: advice to sponsor– Jessica N. Adkins, Robin J. Miles, G. Alan Rafte, Thomas M. Tomlinson
Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy) – corporate– Evan D. Flaschen (Leading Lawyer), Robert G. Burns, Marcy E. Kurtz, Kurt A. Mayr, William A. Wood, III
Finance - Structured finance– G. Alan Rafte
Industry focus – Energy: litigation– Stephen B. Crain, Christopher L. Dodson, Sean Gorman
Industry focus – Energy: regulatory– Michael W. Brooks, Kevin A. Ewing, Frederick J. Lark, Mark K. Lewis, Catherine P. McCarthy, D. Kirk Morgan II
Industry focus - Energy transactions: conventional power– Ryan S. Holcomb, John G. Klauberg, Charles F. Vandenburgh
Industry focus - Energy transactions: oil and gas– G. Alan Rafte (Leading Lawyer)
Industry focus – Environment: litigation –Sara M. Burgin, Kevin D. Collins, Jeffrey R. Holmstead, Jason B. Hutt, Matthew G. Paulson, Whit L. Swift, Timothy A. Wilkins
Industry focus - Environment – regulatory- Sara M. Burgin, Kevin D. Collins, Jason B. Hutt, Matthew G. Paulson, Whit L. Swift
Industry focus – Environment: transactional– Richard Alonso, Jason B. Hutt, Heather M. Palmer, Timothy A. Wilkins
Intellectual property - Trademarks - non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)– Erin S. Hennessy
Investment fund formation and management - Alternative/hedge funds– Cheri L. Hoff, Bruce R. Jocz, David M. Perlman
Labor and employment - Employee benefits and executive compensation– Bruce R. Jocz, Scott C. Sanders
Labor and employment – Immigration– Victoria M. Garcia, Nelli Nikova
M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A - large deals ($1bn+)– William S. Anderson, Gregory M. Bopp, W. Cleland Dade, Jason M. Jean, John G. Klauberg, Gary W. Orloff, G. Alan Rafte
Media, technology and telecoms – Technology: outsourcing– Jeffrey B. Andrews
Real estate and construction - Construction (including construction litigation)– W. Stephen Benesh, Brian C. Mitchell, Aaron P. Roffwarg, Phillip L. Sampson, Jr., Richard F. Whiteley
Tax - U.S. taxes - non-contentious– Gregory M. Bopp, Robert A. Jacobson, Elizabeth L. McGinley
The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms 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.