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Bracewell Practices and Attorneys Rank Among the Best in the U.S. in Chambers Global 2011

Thu, 03/31/2011

HOUSTON   Five practice areas and eight attorneys at Bracewell & Giuliani LLP have been ranked among the best in the United States by Chambers & Partners in the 2011 edition of Chambers Global. The firm was recognized for its energy and projects practices, receiving rankings for Energy: Oil & Gas (regulatory and litigation), Energy: Oil & Gas (transactional), Projects: Oil & Gas, Projects: Power, and Projects: PPP.

In addition, eight Bracewell attorneys were recognized as leaders in their fields. Evan Flaschen, head of the firm's financial restructuring group and a partner in Connecticut, was ranked in the U.S. Bankruptcy category, and was also named a "Regional Expert" in Australia. Chuck Shoneman and Mark Lewis, both partners in the firm's D.C. office, were recognized for Energy: Oil & Gas (regulatory and litigation). Partners Alan Rafte, Tom Moore and Ryan Holcomb, all of Houston, and Nancy Wodka of D.C. were ranked for their work in Projects. Rafte was also ranked for Energy: Oil & Gas (transactional), along with Houston Partner J.J. McAnelly.

A detailed list of the rankings is below:

Evan D. Flaschen (Band 3)

Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) (Band 3)
Charles H. Shoneman (Band 1)
Mark K. Lewis (Band 2)

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) (Band 2)
G. Alan Rafte (Band 1)
W. James McAnelly (Band 3)

G. Alan Rafte (Band 2)
Nancy A. Wodka (Band 4)
Ryan S. Holcomb (Band 4)
Thomas O. Moore III (Band 3)

Projects: Oil & Gas (Band 3)

Projects: Power (Band 4)

Projects: PPP (Band 3)

To determine these rankings, Chambers Global researched legal markets in over 180 countries to identify the leading lawyers and law firms worldwide through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients.