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Haynes Boone’s White-Collar Crime, Government Investigations Litigation Practice Receives Band 1 Ranking in Chambers USA 2021 Directory

June 10, 2021
Haynes and Boone, LLP has one of the top-ranked white-collar crime and government investigations litigation practices in Texas, according to the Chambers USA 2021 rankings (Chambers and Partners).

Chambers USA ranked Haynes and Boone Band 1, the top tier, in Texas in the “Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Gov't Investigations” category.

Chambers shared feedback about Haynes and Boone’s litigation practice from market sources, who described it as a “wide-ranging litigation practice … (that) offers strength in white-collar defense, with a particular emphasis on representing clients in the healthcare industry.”

Clients say: "Haynes and Boone is in the perfect sweet spot, providing the very best work product and integrating with clients' needs."

The following Haynes and Boone lawyers are ranked in Chambers USA 2021 as leading white-collar crime/government investigations lawyers in Texas:

• Partner Katherine (Kit) Addleman: Ranked in Securities: Regulation: Enforcement (USA - Nationwide); and Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Texas)
• Partner Stacy Brainin: Ranked in Healthcare (Texas); and Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Texas)
• Partner Ronald Breaux: Ranked in Antitrust (Texas); and Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Texas)

Chambers shared praise from clients and sources about all of Haynes and Boone’s ranked insurance lawyers:

Addleman: "Very knowledgeable and effective in dealing with the SEC." “She is rare in her securities specialty and one of the top enforcement lawyers in that area." "She is a powerhouse lawyer."

Brainin: "She has a very sophisticated practice and is well respected among the courts and the community." "Stacy is diligent, collegial and an inspiring counsel. She dedicates herself as strongly as any lawyer to obtaining favorable outcomes for her clients."

Breaux: "He is highly thought-of and very capable." "He does a lot of work in different areas. He's smart and has good people skills."

Former U.S. Attorney in Houston, Ryan Patrick, recently joined Haynes and Boone’s white collar and government investigations practices – a sign of the firm’s continued growth in these areas. The white-¬collar group represents companies and individuals in government investigations and criminal and civil litigation by state and federal agencies including the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission, with particular expertise in securities enforcement, FCPA, healthcare, False Claims Act, antitrust and other alleged business frauds or crimes.
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