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Legal 500 US 2020 Recognizes Prowess of Bracewell Lawyers and Practices

Legal 500 US 2020


HOUSTONBracewell LLP’s prowess in the energy, infrastructure, finance and technology sectors, as well as regulatory and litigation matters, was recognized in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500 US. Bracewell earned a total of 88 individual and 29 practice rankings.

The firm had two partners recognized as “Leading Lawyers” in their practice areas Mark K. Lewis was recognized as a Leading Lawyer for Energy Regulation: Oil and Gas, and Paul Shechtman was named a leading lawyer for Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Individuals.

Shechtman was also named to Legal 500’s “Hall of Fame” for Corporate Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense, and G. Alan Rafte was named to the Hall for Fame for Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas.

In addition, two lawyers were honored as “Next Generation Partners” in three areas: Michael W. Brooks for Energy Regulation: Conventional Power and Energy Regulation: Oil and Gas, and Andrew W. Zeve for Energy Litigation: Oil and Gas.

The firm’s overall results are summarized below:

Appellate

Warren W. Harris

Yvonne Y. Ho

Capital Markets: Debt – Advice to Issuers

Will Anderson

Catherine Hood

Todd W. Eckland

Charles H. Still Jr.

J. Anthony Terrell Jr.

Commercial Lending: Advice to Borrowers

Heather L. Brown

Dewey J. Gonsoulin Jr.

Stephanie Koo Song

Robin J. Miles

Commercial Lending: Advice to Lenders

Heather L. Brown

Dewey J. Gonsoulin Jr.

Stephanie Koo Song

Robin J. Miles

Corporate Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense

Stephen L. Braga

Barbara S. Jones

Paul Shechtman – Hall of Fame

Jeffery B. Vaden

Corporate Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Individuals

Paul Shechtman – Leading Lawyer

Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Transactional

Matthew B. Grunert

Scott C. Sanders

Energy Litigation: Conventional Power

Bradley J. Benoit

Stephen B. Crain

Deanna E. King

Catherine P. McCarthy

Andrew W. Zeve

Energy Litigation: Oil and Gas

Stephen B. Crain

Sean Gorman

Deanna E. King

Andrew W. Zeve – Next Generation Partner

Energy Regulation: Conventional Power

Michael W. Brooks – Next Generation Partner

Stephen J. Hug

Deanna E. King

Catherine P. McCarthy

Energy Regulatory: Oil and Gas

Michael W. Brooks – Next Generation Partner

George D. Fatula

Mark K. Lewis – Leading Lawyer

D. Kirk Morgan II

David M. Perlman

Energy Transactions: Conventional Power

Ryan S. Holcomb

Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas

W. James McAnelly III

G. Alan Rafte – Leading Lawyer

Energy Transactions: Renewable/Alternative Power

G. Alan Rafte

Environment: Litigation

Christopher L. Dodson

Jeffrey R. Holmstead

Jason B. Hutt

Environment: Regulatory

Sara M. Burgin

Kevin D. Collins

Kevin A. Ewing

Jeffrey R. Holmstead

Jason B. Hutt

Timothy A. Wilkins

Environment: Transactional

Jeffrey R. Holmstead

Jason B. Hutt

Timothy A. Wilkins

General Commercial Disputes

Bradley J. Benoit

Stephen B. Crain

Bryan S. Dumesnil

Sean Gorman

Government Relations

Anna Burhop

Gene E. Godley

Jeffrey R. Holmstead

Edward D. Krenik

E. Dee Martin

Scott H. Segal

Christine G. Wyman

Joshua C. Zive

Immigration

Victoria M. Garcia

Amber K. Dodds

M&A: Large Deals ($1bn+)

William S. Anderson

Troy L. Harder

Charles H. Still Jr.

Project Finance

Hans P. Dyke

G. Alan Rafte

Fernando J. Rodriguez Marin

Robin J. Miles

Thomas M. Tomlinson

Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate

William A. Wood III

Securities Litigation: Defense

W. Stephen Benesh       

Tony L. Visage

Technology: Outsourcing

Jeffrey B. Andrews

Lucy Tyson

Technology Transactions

Tom W. Adkins

Jeffrey B. Andrews        

US Taxes: Non-Contentious

Gregory M. Bopp

R. Todd Greenwalt

Elizabeth L. McGinley

Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in more than 100 jurisdictions based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions received from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers.