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Legal 500 USA 2016 Recognizes 25 Bracewell Practices and 61 Attorneys as U.S. Leaders

June 15, 2016

HOUSTON – Legalease Ltd. recognized 25 Bracewell LLP practices and recommended 61 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, Sean Gorman

Finance - Capital markets: debt offerings – advice to issuers– William S. Anderson, Troy L. Harder, Emily E. Leitch, Charles H. Still, Jr.

Finance - Capital markets: equity offerings – advice to issuers– William S. Anderson, Troy L. Harder, Jason M. Jean, Emily E. Leitch, Charles H. Still, Jr.

Finance - Commercial lending: advice to borrowers andFinance - 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– Jessica N. Adkins, Robin J. Miles, G. Alan Rafte, Thomas M. Tomlinson, Stuart R. Zisman

Finance - Restructuring (including bankruptcy) – corporate– Evan D. Flaschen (Leading Lawyer), Robert G. Burns, Marcy E. Kurtz, Kurt A. Mayr, William A. Wood, III

Finance - Structured finance– G. Alan Rafte

Industry focus – Energy: litigation– Stephen B. Crain, Christopher L. Dodson, Sean Gorman

Industry focus – Energy: regulatory– Michael W. Brooks, Kevin A. Ewing, Frederick J. Lark, Mark K. Lewis, Catherine P. McCarthy, D. Kirk Morgan II

Industry focus - Energy transactions: conventional power– Ryan S. Holcomb, John G. Klauberg, Charles F. Vandenburgh, Stuart Zisman

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– Richard Alonso, Jason B. Hutt, Heather M. Palmer, Timothy A. Wilkins

Intellectual property - Trademarks - non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)– Erin S. Hennessy

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, Nelli Nikova

M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A - large deals ($1bn+)– Roxanne T. Almaraz, William S. Anderson, Gregory M. Bopp, W. Cleland Dade, Jason M. Jean, John G. Klauberg, Gary W. Orloff, G. Alan Rafte

Media, technology and telecoms – Technology: outsourcing– Jeffrey B. Andrews

Real estate and construction - Construction (including construction litigation)– W. Stephen Benesh, Brian C. Mitchell, Aaron P. Roffwarg, Phillip L. Sampson, Jr., Richard F. Whiteley

Tax – U.S. taxes - non-contentious– Gregory M. Bopp, Robert A. Jacobson, 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.