HOUSTON – Legalease Ltd. recognized 24 Bracewell LLP practices and recommended 44 of the firm’s attorneys in the 2016 rankings released today by Legal 500 USA. The firm also had two attorneys received Legal 500’s top honor, being listed as Leading Lawyers.
The firm was highlighted in the following categories:
Antitrust - Merger control– Daniel E. Hemli
Dispute resolution – Appellate: courts of appeals– Warren W. Harris, Jeffrey L. Oldham
Dispute resolution - General commercial disputes– Stephen B. Crain
Finance - Capital markets: debt offerings – advice to issuers– William S. Anderson, Troy L. Harder, Charles H. Still, Jr.
Finance - Capital markets: equity offerings – advice to issuers– William S. Anderson, Troy L. Harder, Jason M. Jean, Charles H. Still, Jr.
Finance - Commercial lending: advice to borrowers and Finance - Commercial lending: advice to lenders – Heather L. Brown, Kate H. Day, Dewey J. Gonsoulin Jr, Robin J. Miles, Stephanie Koo Song
Finance - Project finance: advice to sponsor– Robin J. Miles, G. Alan Rafte, Thomas M. Tomlinson
Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy) – corporate– Robert G. Burns, William A. Wood, III
Finance - Structured finance– G. Alan Rafte
Industry focus – Energy: litigation– Stephen B. Crain
Industry focus – Energy: regulatory– Michael W. Brooks, Kevin A. Ewing, Mark K. Lewis, Catherine P. McCarthy, D. Kirk Morgan II
Industry focus - Energy transactions: conventional power– Ryan S. Holcomb
Industry focus - Energy transactions: oil and gas– G. Alan Rafte (Leading Lawyer)
Industry focus – Environment: litigation –Sara M. Burgin, Kevin D. Collins, Jeffrey R. Holmstead, Jason B. Hutt, Matthew G. Paulson, Whit L. Swift, Timothy A. Wilkins
Industry focus - Environment – regulatory- Sara M. Burgin, Kevin D. Collins, Jason B. Hutt, Matthew G. Paulson, Whit L. Swift
Industry focus – Environment: transactional– Jason B. Hutt, Timothy A. Wilkins
Investment fund formation and management - Alternative/hedge funds– Cheri L. Hoff, Bruce R. Jocz, David M. Perlman
Labor and employment - Employee benefits and executive compensation– Bruce R. Jocz, Scott C. Sanders
Labor and employment – Immigration– Victoria M. Garcia
M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A - large deals ($1bn+)– William S. Anderson, Gregory M. Bopp, W. Cleland Dade, Jason M. Jean, G. Alan Rafte
Media, technology and telecoms – Technology: outsourcing– Jeffrey B. Andrews
Real estate and construction - Construction (including construction litigation)– W. Stephen Benesh, Aaron P. Roffwarg, Phillip L. Sampson, Jr., Richard F. Whiteley
Tax – U.S. taxes - non-contentious– Gregory M. Bopp, Elizabeth L. McGinley
The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.