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Haynes Boone’s Environmental Practice Ranks Among Best in Texas in Chambers USA 2021

June 25, 2021
Haynes and Boone, LLP has one of the Top Seven environmental practices in Texas, according to the Chambers USA 2021 directory (Chambers and Partners), which also ranked six lawyers from the firm among the state’s best.

Chambers USA ranked Haynes and Boone Band 2 in Texas, saying the firm’s “highly regarded” Environmental Practice “regularly advises on regulatory concerns and major transactions. Serves a client base drawn from a range of industries including energy, financial services, manufacturing, retail and chemicals. Particular expertise in site cleanup issues in relation to the Texas Superfund law.”

Additionally, in the Chambers USA 2021 Awards held in May, Chambers selected Haynes and Boone as one of five finalists for Environment Law Firm of the Year.

A market source, quoted by Chambers, had this to say about Haynes and Boone’s Environmental Practice: "They are efficient, responsive and willing to adapt to the current market environment, working with the client to get solutions."

The following Haynes and Boone lawyers were ranked by Chambers as leaders in Texas in environmental law: Ann Al-Bahish; Jeff Civins; John Eldridge; Mary Mendoza; Michael Mazzone; and Suzanne Murray.

Commenters shared admiration from clients and market sources about Haynes and Boone’s ranked environmental lawyers:

Al-Bahish: “Very smart and detail-oriented; she is a strong advocate for her clients and is very prepared on detailed points at trial." "An effective trial lawyer who understands the science behind toxic tort."

Civins: "He is wonderful; a dedicated and committed leader in environmental law." "He's really highly regarded, and he knows everything."

Eldridge: "He is outstanding." "He knows regulatory environment law backwards and forwards.”

Mazzone: "He's very creative and thinks outside of the box."

Mendoza: “A terrific lawyer.”

Murray: “She is very knowledgeable and a truly great adviser.”

Haynes and Boone’s Environmental Practice counsel clients on regulatory requirements relating to ongoing operations, as well as those associated with the construction of new facilities and modifications of existing facilities. The team represents clients ranging from mid-sized regional businesses to large global Fortune 50 businesses, and even state and federal agencies on high profile projects. The group’s reputation before regulatory agencies in particular as well as the environmental community in general is based on the quality of its lawyers’ work, their professional contributions to the practice of environmental law, and the caliber of the clients they represent.

Haynes and Boone is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in energy, technology, financial services and private equity. With 600 lawyers, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer. It was recognized for excellence in the BTI Consulting Group’s 2021 “A-Team” report, which identifies the law firms that in-house counsel commend for providing superior client service.
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