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The Best Lawyers in America Recognize 74 Bracewell Attorneys

HOUSTON – Bracewell LLP had a total of 74 attorneys selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a Woodward/White, Inc. publication.

In addition, Bracewell had four partners who were awarded Lawyer of the Year designation. This recognition goes to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. The following Bracewell partners were recognized as 2017 Lawyers of the Years:

Elizabeth Rippy Bowes: Public Finance Law (Austin)
Leslie Selig Byrd: Employment Law - Management (San Antonio)
Paul Shechtman: Appellate Practice (New York)
R. Todd Greenwalt: Public Finance Law (Houston)

Bracewell attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for 2017 include:

Austin
Alan D Albright: Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent
W. Stephen Benesh: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation,
                                       Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation - Construction
Elizabeth Rippy Bowes: Public Finance Law
Sara M. Burgin: Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental, Water Law
R. Joe Hull: Tax Law
W. Glenn Opel: Energy Law, Public Finance Law
Matt G. Paulson: Environmental Law
Philip F. Ricketts: Administrative/Regulatory Law, Communications Law, Energy Law
Whit L. Swift: Environmental Law
Timothy A. Wilkins: Environmental Law

Dallas
Ben A. Brooks III:
 Public Finance Law
Robert R. Collins III: Public Finance Law
Joseph M. Cox: Commercial Litigation
Janice Z. Davis: Corporate Law
Alfred G. Kyle: Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law
Jonathan C. Leatherberry: Public Finance Law
Christopher H. Rentzel: Litigation - Labor and Employment, Litigation - Real Estate
George G. Rodriguez: Public Finance Law
Robert E. Sheeder: Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management,
                                    Litigation - Labor and Employment

Hartford
Evan D. Flaschen: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and
                                  Reorganization Law, 
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Gregory W. Nye: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and
                                Reorganization Law

Houston
Jay R. Aldis: Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management
Charles L. Almond: Tax Law
Jeffrey B. Andrews: Technology Law
Gregory M. Bopp: Tax Law
John R. Brantley: Corporate Law
Kate H. Day: Banking and Finance Law
Mark C. Evans: Banking and Finance Law, International Trade and Finance Law,
                              Project Finance Law
Jonathan K. Frels: Public Finance Law
L. Kelly Frels: Education Law
Steven H. Gerdes: Public Finance Law, Tax Law
Dewey J. Gonsoulin Jr.: Banking and Finance Law
Sean Gorman: Commercial Litigation
R. Todd Greenwalt: Public Finance Law, Tax Law
J. Clifford Gunter III: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Energy Law,
                                       Natural Resources Law
William D. Gutermuth: Corporate Law
Amy Karff Halevy: Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment
Warren W. Harris: Appellate Practice
Ryan S. Holcomb: Energy Law
Albert B. Kimball Jr.: Litigation - Patent, Patent Law
Michael Kuhn: Commercial Litigation
Marcy E. Kurtz: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and
                              Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
William T. Luedke IV: Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law
W. James McAnelly III: Energy Law
Thomas O. Moore III: Real Estate Law
Jeffrey L. Oldham: Appellate Practice
Gary W. Orloff: Corporate Law
Heather C. Palmer: Environmental Law
G. Alan Rafte: Energy Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil and Gas Law,
                            Project Finance Law
Aaron P. Roffwarg: Real Estate Law
Dale D. Smith: Banking and Finance Law
Charles H. Still Jr.: Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Securities/Capital
                                    Markets Law, Securities Regulation
Barron F. Wallace: Public Finance Law
R. Daniel Witschey Jr.: Corporate Law
William A. Wood III: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and
                                       Reorganization Law

New York
Daniel S. Connolly: 
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Erin S. Hennessy: Trademark Law
Barbara S. Jones: Administrative/Regulatory Law
John G. Klauberg: Energy Law
Robin J. Miles: Banking and Finance Law
Paul Shechtman: Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation,
                                 Criminal Defense: White-Collar

San Antonio
Leslie Selig Byrd: Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management
Richard C. Danysh: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
James H. Kizziar Jr.: Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management,
                                       Litigation - Labor and Employment
J. Tullos Wells: Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management

Seattle
Lance W. Behnke: 
Tax Law
Douglas F. Stewart: Litigation - Intellectual Property

Washington, D.C.
Richard W. Beckler: Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Jeffrey R. Holmstead: Environmental Law
Lisa M. Jaeger: Litigation - Environmental
Mark K. Lewis: Oil and Gas Law
Paul S. Maco: Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law,
                            Public Finance Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law
Nancy Jo Nelson: Project Finance Law
Charles H. Shoneman: Energy Law, Oil and Gas Law