February 16, 2023 | 2 minute read

HOUSTON – Bracewell LLP’s excellence as a global leader in the energy, finance and infrastructure sectors was recognized in Chambers Global 2023. The firm was ranked Band 1 for USA: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) for the ninth year in a row. Bracewell also secured a new practice ranking in Egypt: Projects & Energy.

In addition to 17 practice rankings, 24 Bracewell lawyers were ranked as leaders in their respective practice areas, eight of whom earned Band 1 rankings:

  • Todd W. Eckland – USA: Energy: Electricity (Finance)
  • Jason Fox – UK: Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
  • Catherine Hood – USA: Energy: Electricity (Finance)
  • Mark K. Lewis – USA: Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • Catherine P. McCarthy – USA: Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • G. Alan Rafte – USA: Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
  • J. Anthony Terrell – USA: Energy: Electricity (Finance)
  • Christopher R. Williams – UAE: Corporate/Commercial & Commercial Contracts

Chambers Global noted that Bracewell “has proven very capable of handling very complex issues, breaking them down and providing hands-on solutions.” The editors also noted that Bracewell is “frequently seen on big-ticket transactions in both the power and the oil and gas space, handling matters for clients ranging from electric utilities and merchant transmission owners to upstream exploration companies and refineries.”

This year’s overall results are summarized below.

Chambers and Partners guides offer in-depth analysis of the legal market within countries and regions across the globe. Its team of more than 200 editors and research analysts conduct research and interviews with lawyers, clients and other independent sources to identify leading law firms and lawyers.

Chambers Global 2023 Rankings

Africa-wide: Projects & Energy (Oil & Gas)

  • Jason Fox

Egypt: Projects & Energy

Global-wide: Multi-Jurisdictional: Projects & Energy (Oil & Gas)

Middle East-wide: Projects & Energy

  • Andrej Kormuth

UK: Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

  • Jason Fox – Band 1

UK: Energy Sector (International & Cross-Border)

UK: Projects

  • Oliver Irwin

United Arab Emirates: Corporate/Commercial & Commercial Contracts

  • Christopher Williams – Band 1

USA: Derivatives*

  • Charles R. Mills

USA: Derivatives Enforcement*

  • Charles R. Mills

USA: Energy Sector (International & Cross-Border)

USA: Energy: Electricity (Finance)

  • Catherine Hood – Band 1
  • Todd W. Eckland – Band 1
  • J. Anthony Terrell – Band 1

USA: Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)

  • Deanna E. King
  • Catherine P. McCarthy – Band 1

USA: Energy: Electricity (Transactional)

  • Ryan S. Holcomb

USA: Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) – Band 1

  • Michael W. Brooks
  • George D. Fatula
  • Mark K. Lewis – Band 1
  • D. Kirk Morgan II

USA: Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)

  • Molly E. Butkus 
  • Austin T. Lee
  • Jason M. Jean
  • James “JJ” McAnelly III
  • G. Alan Rafte – Band 1

USA: Outsourcing*

  • Jeffrey B. Andrews

USA: Projects*

  • G. Alan Rafte

USA: Projects: Oil & Gas

USA: Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional

  • Danielle M. Varnell

USA: Projects: PPP

  • Fernando Rodriguez Marin
  • Nicolai J. Sarad

* Bracewell received an individual ranking only.