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Chambers USA Honors Excellence of Bracewell Lawyers and Practices

HOUSTON – Bracewell LLP’s continued excellence in the energy, finance, healthcare, infrastructure, real estate and technology sectors, as well as on complex transactional, regulatory and litigation matters, was recognized in the Chambers USA 2022. “Top to bottom,” noted one client, “there is no better firm in terms of service. They provide wonderful insight, guidance and leadership.”

For the eighth year in a row, Bracewell earned a Nationwide Band 1 ranking in Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation). The firm was also nationally ranked in the Electricity (Finance), Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation), Electricity (Transactional) and Oil & Gas (Transactional) categories.

In Texas, Bracewell was ranked Band 1 for Banking & Finance for the 15th consecutive year, and Band 1 for Environment for the sixth year in a row.

In addition to 28 practice rankings, 68 Bracewell lawyers received individual rankings, 16 of whom were ranked as Band 1, Senior Statespersons or Eminent Practitioners.

The firm received a total of 104 practice and individual rankings.

NATIONWIDE

Climate Change

  • Jeffrey R. Holmstead

Derivatives*

  • Charles R. Mills

Derivates: Enforcement*

  • Charles R. Mills

Energy: Electricity (Finance)

  • Todd W. Eckland – Band 1
  • Catherine Hood – Band 1
  • J. Anthony Terrell – Band 1

Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)

  • Deanna E. King
  • Catherine P. McCarthy – Band 1

Energy: Electricity (Transactional)

  • Ryan S. Holcomb

Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) - Band 1

  • Michael W. Brooks
  • George D. Fatula
  • Mark K Lewis – Band 1
  • D. Kirk Morgan II

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)

  • Molly E. Butkus
  • Austin T. Lee
  • Jason M. Jean
  • James “JJ” McAnelly III
  • G. Alan Rafte – Band 1

Environment

Government Relations

  • E. Dee Martin
  • Scott H. Segal
  • Christine G. Wyman
  • Joshua C. Zive

Oil & Gas Litigation

  • Stephen B. Crain
  • Andrew W. Zeve

Outsourcing*

  • Jeffrey B. Andrews

Projects*

  • G. Alan Rafte

Projects: Oil & Gas

Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional

  • Laura D. Sheldon
  • Danielle M. Varnell

Projects: PPP

  • Fernando Rodriguez-Marin
  • Nicolai J. Sarad

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Environment

  • Kevin A. Ewing
  • Jeffrey R Holmstead
  • Jason B. Hutt
  • Lisa M Jaeger
  • Ann D. Navaro
  • Scott H Segal

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations*

  • Stephen L. Braga

 

NEW YORK

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

  • Barbara S. Jones

Tax

  • Steven J. Lorch
  • Elizabeth L. McGinley

 

TEXAS

Banking & Finance – Band 1

  • Heather L. Brown
  • Kate H. Day
  • Mark C. Evans – Eminent Practitioner
  • Dewey J. Gonsoulin Jr
  • G. Alan Rafte
  • Stephanie Koo Song

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • William A Wood III – Band 1

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

Construction *

  • Richard F. Whiteley

Corporate/M&A: The Elite

  • Lytch T. Gutmann

Environment – Band 1

  • Sara M. Burgin – Band 1
  • Kevin D. Collins
  • Matt Paulson
  • Whit Swift
  • Timothy A. Wilkins – Band 1

Healthcare

  • Patrick Bredehoft
  • Andrew C. Cookingham
  • Wilson G. Jones – Band 1

Immigration*

  • Victoria M. Garcia

Insurance*

  • Vincent E. Morgan – Band 1

Intellectual Property

  • Constance Gall Rhebergen

Labor & Employment

  • Amy Karff Halevy
  • Rebecca L. Baker

Litigation: Appellate

  • Warren W. Harris – Band 1

Litigation: General Commercial (Houston & Surrounds)

  • Stephen B. Crain
  • Sean Gorman
  • J. Clifford Gunter III – Senior Statesperson

Litigation: Securities*

  • Tony L. Visage

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

  • Matthew G. Nielsen
  • Jeffery B. Vaden

Real Estate

  • K. Brock Bailey
  • Aaron P. Roffwarg

Tax*

  • Gregory M. Bopp – Eminent Practitioner

Technology: Outsourcing

  • Jeffrey B. Andrews – Band 1
  • Lucy Porter



WASHINGTON

Intellectual Property*

  • Douglas F. Stewart

* Bracewell received an individual ranking only.

Chambers & Partners has been publishing guides to the legal profession since 1990. Based on in-depth research, Chambers & Partners identifies the world’s top lawyers in more than 175 countries, providing independent rankings and editorial commentary. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients.