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Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Ninety Bracewell Attorneys; Three Cited as ‘Lawyers of the Year’

HOUSTON — Ninety lawyers from Bracewell & Giuliani LLP were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014.

Additionally, the following Bracewell partners have been named Best Lawyers' 2014 Lawyers of the Year:

Jeffrey B. Andrews: Houston Technology Law
W. Stephen Benesh: Austin Litigation - Banking & Finance
Warren W. Harris: Houston Appellate Practice

The following is a summary of the individual attorneys who are recognized in the 2014 rankings:

Austin
Alan D Albright- Litigation - Patent
W. Stephen Benesh- Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking & Finance, Litigation - Construction
Elizabeth Rippy Bowes- Public Finance Law
Edward A. Cavazos- Technology Law
Michael Chibib- Litigation - Intellectual Property
Conor M. Civins- Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Trademark Law
R. Joe Hull- Tax Law
W. Glenn Opel- Energy Law, Public Finance Law
Philip F. Ricketts- Administrative / Regulatory Law, Communications Law, Energy Law
John A. Riley- Administrative / Regulatory Law, Environmental Law
Timothy A. Wilkins- Environmental Law

Dallas
Ben A. Brooks III- Public Finance Law
Sanford M. (Sandy) Brown- Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law
Bruce A. Cheatham- Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law
Robert R. Collins III- Public Finance Law
Joseph M. Cox- Commercial Litigation
Janice Z. Davis- Corporate Law
Elton Ray Hutchison- Public Finance Law
Alfred G. Kyle- Real Estate Law
Jonathan C. Leatherberry- Public Finance Law
Christopher H. Rentzel- Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation - Real Estate
George G. Rodriguez- Public Finance Law
Robert E. Sheeder- Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation - Labor & Employment
Samuel M. Stricklin- Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

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
Glenn A. Ballard, Jr.- Litigation - Intellectual Property
John L. Bland- Corporate Law
Gregory M. Bopp- Tax Law
John R. Brantley- Corporate Law
Heather M. Corken- Environmental Law
Kate H. Day- Banking and Finance Law
Glen T. Eichelberger- Trusts and Estates
Mark C. Evans- Banking and Finance Law, International Trade and Finance Law, Project Finance Law
Leon Kelly Frels- Education Law
Jonathan K. Frels- Public Finance Law
Steven H. Gerdes- Public Finance Law, Tax Law
Dewey J. Gonsoulin, Jr.- Banking and Finance Law
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 & Employment
Warren W. Harris- Appellate Practice
William J. Hayes- Banking and Finance Law
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
Thomas D. Manford III- Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Edgar J. Marston III- Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law
W. James (J.J.) McAnelly III- Energy Law
Thomas O. Moore III- Real Estate Law
Jeffrey L. Oldham- Appellate Practice
Gary W. Orloff- Corporate Law
G. Alan Rafte- Energy Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil & Gas Law, Project Finance Law
Aaron P. Roffwarg- Real Estate Law
Charles H. Still, Jr.- Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
Michael S. Telle- Corporate Law
Barron F. Wallace- Public Finance Law
R. Daniel Witschey, Jr.- Corporate Law
William A. (Trey) Wood III- Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

New York
Daniel S. Connolly- Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Richard M. Farmer- Energy Law
Jonathan N. Halpern- Criminal Defense: White-Collar
John G. Klauberg- Energy Law
Robin J. Miles- Banking and Finance Law
Marc L. Mukasey- Criminal Defense: White-Collar

San Antonio
Leslie Selig Byrd- Employment Law – Management, Labor Law - Management
Richard C. Danysh- Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
John A. Ferguson, Jr.- Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation - Labor & Employment
Judy K. Jetelina- Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation - Labor & Employment
James H. Kizziar, Jr.- Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Labor Law – Union, Litigation - Labor &
Employment
George P. Parker, Jr.- Employment Law – Management, Labor Law - Management
J. Tullos Wells- Employment Law – Management, Labor Law - Management

Seattle
Lance W. Behnke- Tax Law
David A. Domansky- Energy Law
Erin S. Hennessy- Trademark Law

Washington, D.C.
Richard W. Beckler- Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Litigation - Securities
Kirstin E. Gibbs- Energy Law, Oil & Gas Law
Jeffrey R. Holmstead- Environmental Law
Lisa M. Jaeger- Litigation - Environmental
Mark K. Lewis- Oil & Gas Law
Paul S. Maco- Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Public Finance Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law
Nancy Jo Nelson- Project Finance Law
Michael L. Pate- Government Relations Practice
Charles H. Shoneman- Energy Law, Oil & Gas Law
George H. Williams, Jr.- Energy Law

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