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We are a full spectrum global finance firm that advises on billions of dollars in financings each year. We represent some of the world’s leading banks — including 15 on the Global Finance 20 — on a diverse range of sophisticated financings. We also help state and local governments throughout the United States raise revenue for diverse economic development projects.

Year over year, Bracewell ranks among the top firms in the financial league tables published by IJ Global, Refinitiv and S&P Global. Our finance practices in the United States and United Kingdom are also consistently ranked in the top bands in Chambers, IFLR1000 and Legal 500. Bracewell is the only firm that has been ranked Band 1 in Texas Banking and Finance in Chambers USA for 15 years in a row.

Our industry focus gives us a deep understanding of global financial and energy markets, which allows us to help clients identify investment opportunities and develop creative financing structures that support their business objectives. We represent a broad cross section of banks, financial institutions and investment funds in highly sophisticated and complex transactions, including Citibank, Crédit Agricole, Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan Chase, Macquarie, MUFG, Société Générale and Wells Fargo.

Our Track Record


Band 1 Texas Banking & Finance
Chambers USA

$30 B

Aggregate Value of Bank Finance Closings in 2022


Public Finance Transactions in 2022

€680 M

Hellas Gold Project Financing

$9.14 B

Aggregate Value of Capital Markets Transactions Closed in 2022

Tier 1

Texas Capital Markets

$4.6 B

Crédit Agricole Senior Secured Facility in Favor of McDermott International


Restructuring Deal of the Year
IFLR Americas Award

$212 M

365 Tollway Project Financing


Successful Restructurings
Turnarounds & Workouts


Project Finance Deal of the Year
IFLR Middle East Awards

Tier 1

Texas Banking


Tier 1 National Public Finance Law Firm
U.S. News-Best Lawyers

$1.65 B

City of Houston Airport System Subordinate Lien Revenue Bonds and Senior Lien Commercial Paper

$848 M

North Texas Tollway Authority Bond Issue

7.5 MW

Holes Battery Energy Storage Project

Tier 1

Texas Restructuring and Insolvency

$321.7 M

Rangers Ballpark Complex Admissions and Parking Taxes Revenue Bonds Texas, Series 2020

$1.2 B

General Obligation Bonds of the City of New York, NY

$1.3 B

South Field Energy Project Financing and Equity Arrangements


Restructuring Deal of the Year
IFLR Sub-Saharan Africa Awards

Tier 1

Texas Finance Services Regulatory