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Bracewell Announces that Mayor Rudolph Giuliani Will Leave Firm By Amicable Agreement; Moving on to Other Challenges

HOUSTON – The Houston-based international law firm Bracewell & Giuliani LLP today announced that by amicable agreement, Rudolph W. Giuliani will be leaving the firm effective January 19, 2016.

Going forward the firm will be referred to as Bracewell, a brand by which the firm is already internationally known.

“After a decade in which Rudy helped us build what is now a very successful and thriving New York office, we thank Rudy and wish him our very best,” said Mark C. Evans, firm-wide managing partner. “Our New York office and our white collar practice will continue to have tremendous leadership through our long-time New York Managing Partner, Daniel S. Connolly, who joined the firm with Rudy in 2005, and has substantial prosecutorial experience.

“One of the main goals I had in joining Bracewell was to help the firm build a strong presence in the New York legal market,” said Mayor Giuliani. “By any measure, we have achieved that objective and I’m proud of the success the New York office has had and will continue to have. Bracewell is a great firm and although I will miss my friends and colleagues at the firm, it’s time for me to move on to other challenges.”

Bracewell is an international law firm with 450 lawyers in Texas, New York, Washington, D.C., Connecticut, Seattle, Dubai, and London. We serve Fortune 500 companies, major financial institutions, leading private investment funds, governmental entities, and individuals concentrated in the energy, technology and financial services sectors worldwide.