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Legal 500 US Recognizes Excellence of Bracewell Lawyers and Practices

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HOUSTON (May 29, 2019) – Legal 500 confirmed Bracewell LLP’s leadership across industry and practice groups by bestowing 110 individual and 30 practice rankings to the firm in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 United States.

Three Bracewell partners were recognized as “Leading Lawyers” in their practice areas: Mark K. Lewis (Energy Regulation: Oil and Gas), G. Alan Rafte (Energy: Transactions: Oil and Gas) and Paul Shechtman (Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense). In addition, three partners were named “Next Generation Lawyers” for four practice areas Jason G. Cohen (Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Corporate), Michael W. Brooks (Energy Regulation: Oil and Gas, and Energy Regulation: Conventional Power) and Andrew W. Zeve (Energy Litigation: Oil and Gas).

Bracewell’s overall results are summarized below.

 

Antitrust Merger Control

    Daniel E. Hemli

 

Appellate

    Warren W. Harris

    Yvonne Y. Ho

 

Capital Markets: Debt – Advice to Issuers

    Will Anderson

    Troy L. Harder

    Charles H. Still Jr.

   

Commercial Lending: Advice to Borrowers

    Heather L. Brown

    Jeris D. Brunette

    Ron I. Erlichman

    Dewey J. Gonsoulin Jr.

    Stephanie Koo Song

    Robin J. Miles

    Fernando J. Rodriguez Marin

    Nicolai J. Sarad

   

Corporate Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense

    Philip J. Bezanson

    Barbara S. Jones

    Thomas F. Kokalas

    Paul Shechtman – Leading Lawyer

    Jeffery B. Vaden

 

Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Transactional

    Bruce R. Jocz

    Scott C. Sanders

 

Energy Litigation: Conventional Power

    Bradley J. Benoit

    Stephen B. Crain

    Christopher L. Dodson

    J. Clifford Gunter

    Bryan S. Dumesnil

    Deanna E. King

    Catherine P. McCarthy

 

Energy Litigation: Oil and Gas

    Bradley J. Benoit

    Stephen B. Crain

    Christopher L. Dodson

    Sean Gorman

    Mark K. Lewis

    D. Kirk Morgan II

    Andrew W. Zeve – Next Generation Lawyer

   

Energy Regulation: Conventional Power

    Michael W. Brooks – Next Generation Lawyer

    Cheryl M. Foley

    Paul W. Fox

    Deanna E. King

    Catherine P. McCarthy

    David M. Perlman

    David R. Poe

  

Energy Regulatory: Oil and Gas

    Michael W. Brooks – Next Generation Lawyer

    Mark K. Lewis – Leading Lawyer

    D. Kirk Morgan II

    David M. Perlman

 

Energy: Renewable/Alternative

    Jessica N. Adkins

    Ron I. Erlichman

 

Energy Transactions: Conventional Power

    Jessica N. Adkins

    Fernando J. Rodriguez Marin

    Nicolai J. Sarad

   

Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas

    W. James McAnelly III

    G. Alan Rafte – Leading Lawyer

   

Environment: Litigation

    Kevin D. Collins

    Christopher L. Dodson

    Kevin A. Ewing

    Jeffrey R. Holmstead

    Jason B. Hutt

    Lisa M. Jaeger   

    Brittany M. Pemberton   

    Timothy A. Wilkins

 

Environment: Regulatory

    Sara M. Burgin

    Kevin D. Collins

    Christopher L. Dodson

    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

    Stephen B. Crain

    Christopher L. Dodson

    Sean Gorman

   

Government Relations

    Jeffrey R. Holmstead

    E. Dee Martin

    Scott H. Segal

   

Immigration

    Victoria M. Garcia

 

Investment Funds: Alternative/Hedge Funds

    Cheri L. Hoff

 

Investment Funds: Private Equity Funds (including Venture Capital)

    Cheri L. Hoff

 

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

    Will Anderson

    Gregory M. Bopp

    W. Cleland Dade

    Troy L. Harder

    Jason M. Jean

    Gary W. Orloff

    G. Alan Rafte

    Charles H. Still Jr.

 

Project Finance: Advice to Lender and Advice to Sponsor

    Jessica N. Adkins

    Jeris D. Brunette

    Hans P. Dyke

    Ron I. Erlichman

    Jason W. Keating

    G. Alan Rafte

    Fernando J. Rodriguez Marin

    Paul M. McBride

    Robin J. Miles

    Nicolai J. Sarad

    Thomas M. Tomlinson

  

Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Corporate

    Jason G. Cohen – Next Generation Lawyer

    Mark E. Dendinger

    Kurt A. Mayr

 

Technology: Outsourcing

    Jeffrey B. Andrews

 

Technology: Transactions

    Thomas W. Adkins

    Jeffrey B. Andrews

 

US Taxes: Non-Contentious

    Michele J. Alexander

    Gregory M. Bopp

    R. Todd Greenwalt

    Elizabeth L. McGinley

    James P. Plummer

    Brian P. Teaff

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.