U.S. News “Best Law Firms” Survey Features Haynes and Boone

11/06/2013


DALLAS – Haynes and Boone, LLP has been recognized in the fourth edition of the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey in national and metropolitan rankings for the Austin, Dallas, Houston, New York City, Orange County, Calif. and San Antonio offices.

The firm was recognized in seven National Tier 1 rankings for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Oil & Gas Law, Project Finance Law, Real Estate Law and Technology Law.

National Tier 2 rankings were given for the following: Appellate Practice, Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Franchise Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Securities Regulation, Sports Law, Trademark Law and Venture Capital Law.

National Tier 3 honors were awarded to the Antitrust Law, Construction Law, Environmental Law, Insurance Law, International Trade and Finance Law, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – ERISA, Litigation - First Amendment, Litigation – Patent, Litigation - Real Estate, Litigation – Securities, Natural Resources Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Tax Law and Trusts & Estates Law.

The Best Law Firms survey ranks law firms nationally in 74 major legal practice areas and by metropolitan area and state. Rankings are based on a combination of client feedback, peer reviews and firm information provided in the survey.

The national first-tier rankings will be featured in the November issues of Legal Issue and General Counsel.

In practice areas by metropolitan regions, the firm took first tier honors in 59 practices in Austin, Dallas, Houston, New York and San Antonio. The metropolitan rankings include:

Austin Tier 1
Environmental Law
Franchise Law
Litigation - Environmental
Tax Law
Water Law

Dallas Tier 1
Antitrust Law
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law - Management
Franchise Law
Insurance Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Labor Law - Management
Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - ERISA
Litigation - First Amendment
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
Litigation - Patent
Litigation - Real Estate
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation - Securities
Litigation - Trusts & Estates
Oil & Gas Law
Project Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Technology Law
Trademark Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Houston Tier 1
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Environmental Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Project Finance Law
Real Estate Law

New York Tier 1
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Mediation
Real Estate Law

San Antonio Tier 1
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation - Trusts & Estates

Dallas Tier 2
Corporate Compliance Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Health Care Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Venture Capital Law

Houston Tier 2
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Environmental
Natural Resources Law
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Sports Law
Tax Law
Technology Law

New York City Tier 2
Arbitration
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Litigation - Patent

Orange County Tier 2
Commercial Litigation

San Antonio Tier 2
Energy Law

Dallas Tier 3
Litigation - Banking & Finance

Houston Tier 3
Energy Law
Venture Capital Law

About “Best Law Firms”
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in 19th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.

Media Contacts

Nathan Koppel
Director of Media Relations
+1 512.867.8431
nathan.koppel@haynesboone.com
Linda Campbell
Communications Manager
+1 214.651.5362
linda.campbell@haynesboone.com

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