Haynes and Boone ranked among the Top 10 firms in the country in Chambers USA 2021 in the Nationwide Financial Services Regulation Banking (Compliance) section. Chambers said Haynes and Boone is “known for its impressive capabilities on international bank regulatory matters” and that “lawyers at the firm are particularly skilled at advising on all aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act, including Volcker Rule compliance.”
The firm also ranked among the Top 5 in Texas in Banking and Finance. Chambers praised the team for being “well versed in handling matters such as complex project financings, syndicated loan transactions and equity lending,” adding, they “regularly represent large banks and private equity firms in sophisticated financing matters.”
Chambers shared feedback from clients, who said:
• “They're practical and seek to find good solutions, not just check boxes."
• “They are best-in-class…they were excellent in their drafting skills, precedent database, market knowledge and overall execution."
• “The firm is very responsive and takes a collaborative approach in representing us. They are good at understanding and efficiently implementing our objectives."
Additionally, the Chambers USA 2021 directory recognized finance lawyers from Haynes and Boone’s Dallas, Houston, New York, and Charlotte offices. Craig S. Unterberg and Giorgio Bovenzi are ranked nationwide in Financial Services Regulation – Banking (Compliance). Matthew Frankle ranked nationwide as a leader nationwide in Derivatives.
In the banking and finance category, Justin Riess ranked as a leader in the North Carolina market and the following Haynes and Boone lawyers ranked as leaders in Texas: Paul Amiel, Neal M. Kaminsky, James Markus, Scott G. Night, and Timothy E. Powers.
“The Chambers 2021 rankings underscore the incredible depth and breadth of Haynes and Boone’s Finance Practice, which is one of the cornerstones of the firm,” said Kaminsky, chair of the Finance Practice Group.
The group comprises more than 65 lawyers who represent domestic and foreign borrowers, domestic, international, asset-based and commercial and investment banks, non-bank credit companies, vendors, financial sponsors, private equity and hedge funds, investment funds, and venture capital funds.
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.