November 03, 2022 | 3 minute read|Dallas|Houston|Austin|New York|San Antonio|Seattle|Washington, DC

HOUSTON – Bracewell LLP earned a total of 113 national and metropolitan rankings in the 2023 U.S. News ‒ Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” report, including a national Tier 1 standing in 14 categories:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law

In addition, Bracewell earned 85 metropolitan rankings in Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, New York City, San Antonio, Seattle and Washington, DC, which included 45 Tier 1 regional rankings across the seven regions.

U.S. News & World Report’s U.S. News and BL Rankings’ Best Lawyers® annually rank firms across the United States. Rankings are based on the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading lawyers in their field and additional information provided by law firms.

The firm’s complete results can be found below.

NATIONAL

  • Appellate Practice – Tier 1
  • Banking and Finance Law – Tier 1
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation – Tier 1
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Tier 1
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Energy Law – Tier 1
  • Environmental Law – Tier 1
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Environmental – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) – Tier 1
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Natural Resources Law – Tier 1
  • Oil & Gas Law – Tier 1
  • Project Finance Law – Tier 1
  • Public Finance Law – Tier 1
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law – Tier 1
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law – Tier 1
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law

REGIONAL

Austin

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation – Tier 1
  • Energy Law – Tier 1
  • Environmental Law – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Construction – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Environmental – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Patent – Tier 1
  • Patent Law
  • Public Finance Law – Tier 1
  • Tax Law – Tier 1
  • Trademark Law
  • Water Law – Tier 1

Dallas/Fort Worth

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Health Care Law – Tier 1
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Oil & Gas Law – Tier 1
  • Public Finance Law – Tier 1
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Regulation

Houston

  • Appellate Practice – Tier 1
  • Banking and Finance Law – Tier 1
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law – Tier 1
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation – Tier 1
  • Corporate Law – Tier 1
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law – Management – Tier 1
  • Energy Law – Tier 1
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law – Tier 1
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Insurance
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) – Tier 1
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants – Tier 1
  • Natural Resources Law – Tier 1
  • Oil & Gas Law – Tier 1
  • Patent Law
  • Project Finance Law – Tier 1
  • Public Finance Law – Tier 1
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law – Tier 1
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law – Tier 1
  • Technology Law – Tier 1

New York City

  • Administrative/Regulatory Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Tier 1
  • Energy Law – Tier 1

San Antonio

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation – Tier 1
  • Commercial Litigation – Tier 1
  • Employment Law – Management – Tier 1
  • Immigration Law
  • Labor Law – Management – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment – Tier 1
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants – Tier 1

Seattle

  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Tax Law – Tier 1

Washington, DC

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Energy Law – Tier 1
  • Environmental Law – Tier 1
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Litigation – Environmental – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Oil & Gas Law – Tier 1
  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law – Tier 1