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U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Names Bracewell the 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” in Energy Law

HOUSTON The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” report has named Bracewell LLP as the 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” in Energy Law. Only one law firm is awarded “Law Firm of the Year” in each nationally eligible practice area. The firm was also awarded “Law Firm of the Year” in Energy Law in 2014.

Energy Law led the way for Bracewell in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings, where the firm also picked up national Tier 1 honors in Appellate Practice, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Environmental Law, Litigation – Labor & Employment, Natural Resources Law, Oil & Gas Law, Project Finance Law, Public Finance Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Tax Law and Trademark Law.

In addition to being nationally ranked in 24 practice areas, Bracewell received 65 metropolitan rankings for its work in Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Hartford, Houston, New York City, San Antonio, Seattle and Washington, DC. The firm’s metropolitan accolades include 39 Tier 1 regional rankings across the eight cities.

The following is a complete list of Bracewell practices ranked on the 2019 “Best Law Firms” listings:

National Rankings:

Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Employment Law – Management
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law
Project Finance Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Technology Law
Trademark Law

Regional Rankings:

Austin
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Commercial Litigation
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent
Public Finance Law
Tax Law
Water Law

Dallas/Fort Worth
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law

Hartford
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Houston
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Education Law
Employment Law – Management
Energy Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Patent
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law
Patent Law
Project Finance Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Technology Law

New York City
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Energy Law
Trademark Law

San Antonio
Commercial Litigation
Employment Law – Management
Immigration Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment

Seattle
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Tax Law

Washington, DC
Corporate Compliance Law
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Litigation – Environmental
Oil & Gas Law
Public Finance Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law

U.S. News & World Report’s U.S. News and Woodward/White’s Best Lawyers® annually join together to rank more than 14,000 firms across the United States. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading lawyers in their field, as well as additional information provided by law firms. To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metro region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers® in that particular practice area and metro area. To see the complete rankings, please click here.