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Chambers USA 2014 Recognizes 25 Bracewell Practices and 55 Attorneys

May 23, 2014

Bracewell & Giuliani LLP had 25 practices and 55 of the firm’s attorneys recognized in Chambers USA 2014: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

The firm's Texas Banking & Finance maintained its top position as a Band 1 practice, standing as the only practice in Texas to receive a Band 1 ranking. Bracewell also features six Band 1 attorneys in the 2014 rankings.

The following is a complete list of the firm’s practices and attorneys that were recognize by Chambers USA:


Evan D. Flaschen (Band 4)

Climate Change (Band 2)
Jeffrey R. Holmstead (Band 1)

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (Band 3)

Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) (Band 3)
Paul W. Fox (Band 5)
Deanna E. King (Band 4)
Catherine McCarthy (Band 3)

Energy: Electricity (Transactional) (Band 4)
John G. Klauberg (Band 1)

Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) (Band 2)
Kirstin E. Gibbs (Band 4)
Mark K. Lewis (Band 2)
D. Kirk Morgan II (Band 5)
Charles H. Shoneman (Band 1)

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) (Band 3)
W. James McAnelly III (Band 3)
G. Alan Rafte (Band 1)

Environment (Band 3)

Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance)
Sanford M. Brown (Band 4)

Financial Services Regulation: Broker Dealer (Compliance & Enforcement) (Band 4)

Financial Services Regulation: Broker Dealer (Compliance)
Julian Rainero (Band 3)
David Sieradzki (Recognized Practitioner)

Financial Services Regulation: Financial Institutions M&A (Band 4)
Sanford M. Brown (Band 3)
William T. Luedke IV (Band 3)

Jeffrey B. Andrews (Band 3)

Thomas O. Moore III (Band 4)
G. Alan Rafte (Band 2)

Projects: Oil & Gas (Band 4)

Projects: Power (Band 4)

Projects: PPP (Band 3)
Thomas O. Moore III (Band 3)


Environment (Band 3)
Jeffrey R. Holmstead (Band 2)
Lisa M. Jaeger (Band 5)
Scott H. Segal (Band 4)


Evan D. Flaschen (Band 3)

Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright
Mark N. Mutterperl (Band 3)

Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Marc L. Mukasey (Band 4)

Elizabeth L. McGinley (Band 4)


Banking & Finance (Band 1)
Heather L. Brown (Band 3)
Kate H. Day (Up and Coming)
Mark C. Evans (Senior Statesman)
Dewey J. Gonsoulin Jr. (Band 2)
G. Alan Rafte (Band 3)
Stephanie Koo Song (Band 3)
Trevor H. Wommack (Associate to Watch)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 2)
Marcy E. Kurtz (Band 4)
Samuel M. Stricklin (Band 3)
William A. Wood III (Band 2)

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (Band 3)
Michael S. Telle (Band 3)

Phillip L. Sampson Jr. (Band 3)

Corporate/M&A (Band 3)
Gary W. Orloff (Band 4)
Michael S. Telle (Band 4)

Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity) (Band 3)
Phil F. Ricketts (Band 2)

Environment (Band 2)
John A. Riley (Band 3)
Timothy A. Wilkins (Band 2)

Victoria M. Garcia (Band 3)

Intellectual Property (Band 3)
John H. Barr Jr. (Band 3)
Albert B. Kimball Jr. (Band 3)
Constance Gall Rhebergen (Band 4)
Jeffrey S. Whittle (Band 4)

Labor & Employment (Band 2)
Amy Karff Halevy (Band 2)
Robert E. Sheeder (Band 1)
J. Tullos Wells (Band 4)

Litigation: Appellate
Warren W. Harris (Band 2)

Litigation: Energy & Natural Resources
J. Clifford Gunter III (Senior Statesman)

Litigation: General Commercial (Band 3)
Glenn A. Ballard Jr. (Band 4)
Stephen B. Crain (Band 3)
J. Clifford Gunter III (Senior Statesman)

Real Estate (Band 2)
K. Brock Bailey (Band 3)
Aaron P. Roffwarg (Band 3)

Tax (Band 3)
Gregory M. Bopp (Band 3)

Technology: Corporate & Commercial
Edward A. Cavazos (Band 3)

Technology: Outsourcing (Band 2)
Jeffrey B. Andrews (Band 1)


Intellectual Property
Erin Hennessy (Recognized Practitioner)

Chambers & Partners has been publishing guides to the legal profession since 1990. On the basis of in-depth research, Chambers & Partners identifies the world’s top lawyers in more than 175 countries, providing independent rankings and editorial commentary. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients.