November 08, 2023 | 2 minute read

HOUSTON Bracewell LLP ranked among the world’s leading corporate and finance law firms in the 2023 edition of IFLR1000, published by Delinian Limited. Bracewell received 91 worldwide practice and individual rankings across several practices, including banking, capital markets, corporate and M&A, financial services regulatory, project development, project finance, real estate, restructuring and insolvency.

In the United States, Bracewell received Tier 1 rankings in Texas Banking, Texas Capital Markets, Texas Real Estate, and Texas Restructuring and Insolvency for the third year in a row. The firm also earned regional rankings in Texas M&A, Texas Project Development, New York Banking and New York Restructuring and Insolvency.

Bracewell’s London office earned rankings in Bank Lending: Borrower Side, Bank Lending: Lender Side, M&A, Project Development: Energy and Project Finance and Project Development: Infrastructure.

In the United Arab Emirates, the firm was recognized in Project Finance and Project Development.

In addition to Bracewell’s 23 national and regional practice rankings, 43 individual lawyers were recognized in this year’s guide:

United States

  • Will Anderson – Capital Markets: Debt; Capital Markets: High Yield; M&A
  • K. Brock Bailey – Real Estate
  • Lance W. Behnke – Project Development
  • Gregory M. Bopp – M&A
  • Heather L. Brown – Banking; Project Finance
  • Jeris Diana Brunette – Banking
  • Jason G. Cohen – Financial Restructuring
  • W. Cleland Dade – M&A
  • Kate H. Day – Banking
  • Mark E. Dendinger – Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Kevin A. Ewing – Project Development
  • George D. Fatula – Project Development; Project Finance
  • Dewey J. Gonsoulin Jr. – Banking
  • Troy L. Harder – Capital Markets: Debt; Capital Markets: Equity
  • Daniel E. Hemli – Project Development
  • Ryan S. Holcomb – M&A
  • Catherine C. Hood – Capital Markets: Debt; Capital Markets: Equity
  • Jason M. Jean – Financial and Corporate
  • Rebecca H. Keep – Banking
  • Mark K. Lewis – Project Development; Project Finance; Financial Services Regulatory
  • W. James McAnelly III – Project Development; Project Finance
  • Robin J. Miles – Banking; Project Finance
  • D. Kirk Morgan II – Financial Services Regulatory
  • G. Alan Rafte – Banking; Project Finance
  • Nicolai J. Sarad – Project Development; Project Finance
  • Laura Sheldon – M&A; Project Development
  • Stephanie Koo Song – Banking
  • Charles H. Still Jr. – Capital Markets: Debt; Capital Markets: Equity
  • Thomas M. Tomlinson – Project Development; Project Finance
  • Danielle Varnell – Project Development: Energy
  • Manuel Vera – Banking; Project Finance
  • Timothy A. Wilkins – Project Development
  • William A. Wood III – Restructuring

United Kingdom

  • Adam Blythe – Project Development; M&A
  • Olivia Caddy – Banking; Project Finance
  • Jason Fox – Banking; Project Finance (Market Leader)
  • Oliver Irwin – Banking; Project Finance
  • Ben James – Project Development; Project Finance
  • Tracy London – Project Development; Project Finance
  • Darren Spalding – M&A
  • Gordon Stewart – Project Finance 

United Arab Emirates

  • Andrej Kormuth – Project Development; Project Finance
  • Tom Swarbrick – Project Development; Project Finance

IFLR1000’s rankings are based on in-depth research in more than 250 global jurisdictions. For more than 30 years, their independent editorial team has interviewed lawyers from leading law firms and surveyed tens of thousands of client referees.