Press Release

Haynes and Boone Retains Strong Showing in Chambers USA 2016 Rankings by Chambers & Partners, May 2016

May 31, 2016

Haynes and Boone, LLP has again been honored in the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016 directory. The widely-respected legal publication singled out 19 firm practice groups and 52 individual lawyers for recognition.

In addition, Dallas Partner Nina Cortell was named a Star Individual, a ranking given to lawyers with exceptional recommendations in their field who set the standard by which others are judged.

Three firm lawyers received a banding for the first time: Kit Addleman, Purvi Patel Albers and Sean McKenna. Meanwhile, two are making their debut as recognized practitioners: Jeff Dorrill (Tax, Texas) and Scott Wallace (Corporate/M&A, Texas). Additionally, the firm earned a new ranking in Healthcare (Texas).

“As a firm, we could not be happier with our consistently strong presence in the Chambers directories,” said firm Managing Partner Tim Powers. “We pride ourselves in stellar client service and high-quality work, and these results are confirmation that we are respected for such by our clients and peers.”

Independent and objective, Chambers USA is carefully researched and widely considered to be the most reputable law firm directory in the world. Its rankings are based on thousands of interviews with leading practitioners and clients from coast to coast. Ranking criteria include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by legal clients.

The Haynes and Boone practice groups recognized by Chambers are:

Antitrust (Texas)

Banking & Finance (Texas)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Nationwide and Texas)

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (Texas)

Corporate/M&A (Texas)

Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity) (Texas)

Environment (Texas)

Franchising (Nationwide)

Healthcare (Texas)

Insurance (Texas)

Intellectual Property (Texas)

Labor & Employment (Texas)

Latin American Investment (Texas)

Litigation: General Commercial (Texas)

Real Estate (New York and Texas)

Tax (Texas)

Technology: Outsourcing (Texas)

Below are the individually recognized Haynes and Boone attorneys and the Chambers practice area(s):

Katherine (Kit) Addleman, Securities: Regulation: Enforcement (Nationwide); Litigation: Securities (Texas)

Purvi Patel Albers, Intellectual Property: Trademark & Copyright (Texas)

Robert Albergotti, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Nationwide and Texas)

Jeffrey Becker, Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright (Texas)

Charles Beckham Jr., Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Nationwide and Texas)

Aaron Beim, Real Estate: Finance (New York)

Michael Boone, Corporate/M&A (Texas)

James D. Braddock, Environment (Texas)

Stacy Brainin, Healthcare (Texas)

George W. Bramblett, Litigation: General Commercial (Texas)

Ronald W. Breaux, Antitrust (Texas)

Jeff Civins, Environment (Texas)

Deborah S. Coldwell, Franchising (Nationwide)

Randall E. Colson, Technology: Outsourcing (Texas)

Nina Cortell, Litigation: Appellate (Texas)

John R. Eldridge, Environment (Texas)

Russell Emerson, Intellectual Property (Texas)

John D. Fognani, Natural Resources & Environment (Colorado)

George Y. Gonzalez, Latin American Investment (Texas)

Tom Harris, Corporate/M&A (Texas)

Neal Kaminsky, Banking & Finance (Texas)

Steven Koch, Real Estate: Finance (New York)

Robert A. Lauer, Franchising (Nationwide)

Lynne Liberato, Litigation: Appellate (Texas)

Diana Liebmann, Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity) (Texas)

Ernest Martin, Insurance (Texas)

Richard Martin, Real Estate (Texas)

Stuart Mass, Real Estate (New York)

Michael Mazzone, Environment (Texas)

David McCombs, Intellectual Property (Texas)

Sean McKenna, Healthcare (Texas)

Barry McNeil, Antitrust (Texas)

Mary S. Mendoza, Environment (Texas)

Scott G. Night, Banking & Finance (Texas)

Larry B. Pascal, Latin American Investment (Texas)

Ian Peck, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Texas)

Stephen Pezanosky, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Texas)

Robin Phelan, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Nationwide and Texas)

Phillip Philbin, Intellectual Property (Texas)

Timothy Powers, Banking & Finance (Texas)

Werner Powers, Insurance (Texas)

Karen S. Precella, Litigation: Appellate (Texas)

Ann Saegert, Real Estate (Texas)

Janice V. Sharry, Corporate/M&A (Texas)

Micah Skidmore, Insurance (Texas)

Patrick J. Sullivan, Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity) (Texas)

Mary-Christine (M.C.) Sungaila, Litigation: Appellate (California)

Tom Tippetts, Corporate/M&A (Texas)

Robert Wilson, Real Estate (Texas)

Kenya S Woodruff, Healthcare (Texas)