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Chambers Global Ranks The Firm's Energy And Corporate Practices

March 6, 2009

HOUSTON (March 6, 2009) -- Bracewell & Giuliani LLP's energy practice has received recognition from the 2009 Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers in Energy: Oil & Gas (United States), moving up in the rankings from 2008. The firm's corporate practice was also recognized in Corporate/Commercial (Kazakhstan).

The guide highlighted the firm "for its proficiency in the natural gas and LNG sectors" and emphasized that "a significant draw for clients is the firm’s energy trading capability." Also, according to the guide, the corporate practice "continues to develop its core strength in the capital markets sector."

The guide individually identified three of the firm's partners as "leaders in their field," they are: G. Alan Rafte in Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional, United States), Charles H. Shoneman in Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation, United States) and Gregory J. Vojack in Corporate/Commercial (Kazakhstan).

Each year, Chambers Global performs research that covers all major jurisdictions throughout the world. In each country, the leading international law firms and lawyers are ranked based solely on the research team's findings. For the current global directory, over 5,000 interviews were conducted in more than 175 countries worldwide. More information about Chambers Global can be found online at www.chambersandpartners.com.