February 18, 2022 | 2 minute read

HOUSTON — Bracewell LLP’s prowess as a global leader in the energy, finance and infrastructure sectors was recognized in Chambers Global 2022. For the eighth year in a row, Bracewell was ranked Band 1 for USA: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation). The firm also secured a Band 1 ranking in USA: Energy: Electricity (Finance).

Chambers Global noted that Bracewell “has an encyclopedic understanding of the terms of deals combined with a real-world, pragmatic and commercial approach.” The editors also noted that for “complex, multi-jurisdictional acquisitions, with significant time pressure, the Bracewell team stands out in the market.”

In addition to 16 practice rankings, 26 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

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 2022 Rankings

Africa-wide: Projects & Energy

  • Jason Fox

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

Middle East-wide: Projects & Energy

  • Andrej Kormuth
  • Clint Steyn

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: Energy Sector (International & Cross-Border)

USA: Energy: Electricity (Finance) – Band 1

  • 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.