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Four Attorneys Elected to Bracewell Partnership

February 22, 2016

HOUSTON – Bracewell LLP is pleased to announce the election of four attorneys to the partnership. The new partners are Jason G. Cohen, Seth M. Cohen, Michael E. Espinoza and Taylor P. Evans.

“Bracewell’s partnership continues to strengthen, thanks to the election of attorneys who have come to be relied upon by their colleagues for their knowledge and strong focus on client service,” said Bracewell Managing Partner Mark C. Evans.


Jason G. Cohen represents corporate debtors, as well as junior and senior creditors in corporate debt restructurings. His experience includes negotiating out-of-court workouts and litigating in-court Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases with assets ranging from $20 million to more than $1 billion. Cohen has often advised parties on debt and equity financing, as well as asset sales.

Taylor P. Evans’ practice focuses on intellectual property law, including licensing and transactional matters. He assists clients in the filing and prosecuting of patent and trademark applications, and in litigation support. His experience includes work in a variety of areas, such as oilfield equipment, oil and gas drilling techniques, mechanical arts, biotechnology, medical devices, and semiconductor fabrication and packaging.

New York

Seth M. Cohen is a trial attorney with a variety of complex commercial litigation matters in federal and state trial, and appellate courts in the areas of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, RICO actions, government and regulatory investigations, product liability, insurance recovery, and litigation involving clients in the entertainment industry.

Michael E. Espinoza advises on a broad array of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures involving electric generating facilities, regulated electric and gas utilities, retail electric and gas businesses and electric transmission facilities; wholesale and retail power purchase agreements, tolling agreements and energy management agreements; project agreements for traditional and renewable projects; and joint venture, partnership and other investment structures involving the development and ownership of electric generating, storage and transmission assets.