Haynes and Boone Recognized by U.S. News on 2016 “Best Law Firms” List

11/06/2015

Haynes and Boone, LLP has again been featured in the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” survey in both national and metropolitan rankings for 2016.

In the sixth edition of Best Law Firms, the firm received nine National Tier 1 rankings in the areas of appellate practice, banking and finance law, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights, commercial litigation, environmental law, litigation – bankruptcy, litigation – environmental, project finance law, and real estate law.

National Tier 2 rankings were given for the following: corporate law, employee benefits (ERISA) law, franchise law, litigation – first amendment, litigation – intellectual property, litigation – labor & employment, litigation – regulatory enforcement (SEC, telecom, energy), sports law, tax law, technology law, trademark law, trusts & estates law.

National Tier 3 rankings were awarded for antitrust law, energy law, insurance law, litigation – antitrust, litigation – construction, litigation, ERISA, litigation – mergers & acquisitions, litigation – patent, litigation – securities, natural resources law, oil & gas law, securities / capital markets law, and securities regulation.

The Best Law Firms survey ranks law firms nationally in more than 70 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.

In practice areas by metropolitan regions, the firm repeated a strong showing in first-tier honors for practices in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Orange County and Washington, D.C. The metropolitan rankings include:


Austin Tier 1

Environmental Law

Franchise Law

Litigation – Environmental


Dallas Tier 1

Antitrust Law

Appellate Practice

Banking and Finance Law

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Litigation

Corporate Compliance Law

Corporate Governance Law

Corporate Law

Criminal Defense: White‐Collar

Employee Benefits ﴾ERISA﴿ Law

Franchise Law

Insurance Law

International Trade and Finance Law

Legal Malpractice Law ‐ Defendants

Litigation ‐ Antitrust

Litigation ‐ Bankruptcy

Litigation ‐ ERISA

Litigation ‐ First Amendment

Litigation ‐ Intellectual Property

Litigation ‐ Labor & Employment

Litigation ‐ Patent

Litigation ‐ Regulatory Enforcement ﴾SEC, Telecom, Energy﴿

Litigation ‐ Securities

Litigation ‐ Trusts & Estates

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

Litigation ‐ Bankruptcy

Litigation ‐ Labor & Employment

Project Finance Law

Real Estate Law

New York City

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation ‐ Bankruptcy

Mediation

Real Estate Law


Orange County Tier 1

Real Estate Law

San Antonio

Commercial Litigation

Litigation ‐ Labor & Employment

Litigation ‐ Trusts & Estates

Real Estate Law


Washington DC

Litigation ‐ Environmental


Austin Tier 2

Water Law


Dallas Tier 2

Health Care Law

Litigation ‐ Banking & Finance

Litigation ‐ Mergers & Acquisitions

Litigation ‐ Real Estate

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Oil & Gas Law


Houston Tier 2

Arbitration

Corporate Law

Employee Benefits ﴾ERISA﴿ Law

Employment Law ‐ Management

Energy Law

Environmental Law

Litigation ‐ Construction

Litigation ‐ Environmental

Litigation ‐ Intellectual Property

Natural Resources Law

Product Liability Litigation ‐ Defendants

Sports Law

Tax Law

Trusts & Estates Law


New York City Tier 2

Commercial Litigation

Criminal Defense: White‐Collar


Orange County Tier 2

Commercial Litigation

Litigation ‐ Labor & Employment


San Antonio Tier 2

Appellate Practice

Energy Law


Washington DC Tier 2

Energy Law

Environmental Law


Houston Tier 3

Technology Law


New York City Tier 3

Arbitration

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