Press Release

Legal 500 Ranks 10 Haynes Boone Practices in 2024 Legal Directory

June 14, 2024

Haynes and Boone, LLP earned high marks in The Legal 500 U.S. 2024 directory, including a hall of fame inductee, dozens of ranked or recommended lawyers and 10 noted practice groups.

The directory, now in its 37th year, analyzes the capabilities of law firms and lawyers in various markets, based on surveys of more than 300,000 buyers of legal services. The Legal 500 is an independent guide; firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit.

Among the firm’s most notable accolades this year is Partner David McCombs achieving Hall of Fame status for Patents: Prosecution (Including Re-Examination and Post-Grant Proceedings), which Legal 500 defines as lawyers who are “at the very top of the profession." Brian Sung (Finance) was also named a Next Generation Partner, while David Ammons (Energy) and Daniel Geyser (Appellate/Supreme Court) were deemed Leading Partners and Michael Stoner and Emily Buchanan earned Leading Associate status.

The following Haynes Boone practices and lawyers were ranked among the top 20 of their categories:

Energy Litigation: Electric Power

Energy Litigation: Oil and Gas

Insurance: Advice to Policyholders

Patents: Prosecution (Including Re-Examination and Post-Grant Proceedings)

Structured Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products

Trademarks: Non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)

The following Haynes Boone practices and lawyers were also ranked this year:

Appellate: Courts of Appeals/Appellate: Supreme Courts (States and Federal)

  • Leading Partner: Daniel Geyser

Financial Services Regulation

  • Recommended Attorneys: Todd Cubbage, LeAnn Chen, Giorgio Bovenzi and Craig Unterberg
  • Client Testimonials:
    •  “The team has an outstanding grip on the market and has a deep understanding of banking regulatory matters.”
    • “Giorgio Bovenzi is a very smart individual, and an excellent lawyer who can swiftly grasp and resolve any issue. He is stellar in client service and has a particularly remarkable ability to see the big picture on a matter.”

Healthcare: Life Sciences

U.S. Taxes: Non-Contentious