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Rankings

At Andrews Kurth Kenyon, we want clients to have high expectations of us. When we achieve national recognition as a firm, it means we've done our best for our clients. For years, our client work has made industry news. And in recent years, we've had much to be proud of.

Deal count and volume fluctuate based on criteria used by each individual ranking entity.

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Date Publication Ranking Industry Practice
November 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Venture Capital Law Firms in the South by deal count (4 deals), Q3 2017

August 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Venture Capital Law Firms in the World by deal count (10 deals), First Half 2017

August 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active M&A Law Firms in the U.S. by deal count (16 deals), First Half 2017

August 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as the Most Active Venture Capital Law Firm in the South by deal count (7 deals), First Half 2017

August 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Venture Capital Law Firms in the Great Lakes by deal count (2 deals), First Half 2017

August 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Venture Capital Law Firms in the Pharma & Biotech sector by deal count (2 deals), First Half 2017

August 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Early Stage Venture Capital Law Firms by deal count (5 deals), First Half 2017

August 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Late Stage Venture Capital Law Firms by deal count (4 deals), First Half 2017

August 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Exit Stage Venture Capital Law Firms by deal count (4 deals), First Half 2017

June 2017 Intellectual Asset Management Magazine

Recognized as a recommended Patent Prosecution, Transactional and Litigation practice in New York, Patent 1000, 2017

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Technology Transactions

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Copyright)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Litigation: Full Coverage)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Prosecution: Including Re-Examination & Post-Grant Proceedings)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Portfolio Management & Licensing)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Trademark Litigation) 

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Trademarks: Non-Contentious) 

May 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Highly Recommended Copyright Practice in New York, IP Stars

May 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Highly Recommended Patent (Contentious) Practice in New York, IP Stars

May 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Highly Recommended Patent Prosecution Practice in New York, IP Stars

May 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Highly Recommended Trademark (Contentious) Practice in New York, IP Stars

May 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Highly Recommended Trademark Prosecution Practice in New York, IP Stars

May 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Copyright Practice in Washington, DC, IP Stars

May 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Patent (Contentious) Practice in Washington, DC, IP Stars

May 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Patent Prosecution Practice in Washington, DC, IP Stars

May 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Trademark (Contentious) Practice in Washington, DC, IP Stars

May 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Trademark Prosecution Practice in Washington, DC, IP Stars

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as a Band 1 Technology (Corporate & Commercial) practice in Texas

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading Intellectual Property (Patents) practices in New York

May 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Venture Capital Law Firms in the South by deal count (3 deals), Q1 2017

May 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Exit Stage Venture Capital Law Firms by deal count (3 deals), Q1 2017

April 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Copyright Practice in the United States, IP Stars

March 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Patent (Contentious) Practice in the United States, IP Stars

March 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Patent Prosecution Practice in the United States, IP Stars

March 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended PTAB Litigation (USPTO) Practice in the United States, IP Stars

February 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Trademark (Contentious) Practice in the United States, IP Stars

February 2017 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Trademark Prosecution Practice in the United States, IP Stars

February 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as the Most Active Venture Capital Law Firm in the South by deal count (29 deals), Full Year 2016

February 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Venture Capital Law Firms in the Software sector by deal count (18 deals), Full Year 2016

February 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Early Stage Venture Capital Law Firms by deal count (17 deals), Full Year 2016

February 2017 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Late Stage Venture Capital Law Firms by deal count (9 deals), Full Year 2016

January 2017 World Trademark Review

Recognized as a Leading Enforcement & Litigation Trademark practice in New York, 2017 WTR 1000

January 2017 World Trademark Review

Recognized as a Leading Prosecution & Strategy Trademark practice in New York, 2017 WTR 1000

January 2017 World Trademark Review

Recognized as a Leading Enforcement & Litigation Trademark practice in Washington, DC, 2017 WTR 1000

January 2017 World Trademark Review

Recognized as a Leading Prosecution & Strategy Trademark practice in Washington, DC, 2017 WTR 1000

November 2016 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Information Technology Law practice in Houston

October 2016 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Private Equity Law Firms by deal count (7 deals), Q3 2016

October 2016 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Early Stage Venture Capital Law Firms by deal count (3 deals), Q3 2016

June 2016 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Technology Transactions

June 2016 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Copyright) (Kenyon)

June 2016 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Trademark Litigation) (Kenyon)

June 2016 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Trademarks: Non-Contentious) (Kenyon)

June 2016 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Litigation: Full Coverage) (Kenyon)

June 2016 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Portfolio Management & Licensing) (Kenyon)

June 2016 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Prosecution: Including Re-Examination & Post-Grant Proceedings) (Kenyon)

May 2016 Intellectual Asset Management Magazine

Recognized as a recommended Patent Prosecution, Transactional and Litigation practice in New York, Patent 1000, 2016 (Kenyon)

May 2016 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as a Band 1 Technology (Corporate & Commercial) practice in Texas

May 2016 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Copyright Practice in the United States, IP Stars

May 2016 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Patent (Contentious) Practice in the United States, IP Stars

May 2016 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Patent Prosecution Practice in the United States, IP Stars

May 2016 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended PTAB Litigation (USPTO) Practice in the United States, IP Stars

May 2016 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Highly Recommended Copyright Practice in New York, IP Stars

May 2016 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Highly Recommended Patent (Contentious) Practice in New York, IP Stars

May 2016 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Highly Recommended Patent Prosecution Practice in New York, IP Stars

May 2016 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Highly Recommended Trademark (Contentious) Practice in New York, IP Stars

May 2016 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Highly Recommended Trademark Prosecution Practice in New York, IP Stars

May 2016 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Copyright Practice in Washington, DC, IP Stars

May 2016 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Recommended Patent (Contentious) Practice in Washington, DC, IP Stars

May 2016 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Highly Recommended Patent Prosecution Practice in Washington, DC, IP Stars

May 2016 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Highly Recommended Trademark (Contentious) Practice in Washington, DC, IP Stars

May 2016 Managing Intellectual Property

Recognized as a Highly Recommended Trademark Prosecution Practice in Washington, DC, IP Stars

November 2015 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Information Technology Law practice in Houston

June 2015 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Technology Transactions

June 2015 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Copyright) (Kenyon)

June 2015 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Trademark Litigation) (Kenyon)

June 2015 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Trademarks: Non-Contentious) (Kenyon)

June 2015 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Litigation: Full Coverage) (Kenyon)

June 2015 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Licensing & Transactional) (Kenyon)

June 2015 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Prosecution: Utility & Design Patents) (Kenyon)

May 2015 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as a Band 1 Technology (Corporate & Commercial) practice in Texas

May 2015 Intellectual Asset Management Magazine

Recognized as a recommended Patent practice in New York, Patent 1000, 2015 (Kenyon)

January 2015 World Trademark Review

Recognized as a Leading Trademark practice (Kenyon)

November 2014 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Information Technology Law practice in Houston

June 2014 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Media, Technology and Telecoms Transactions

June 2014 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Media, Technology and Telecoms Outsourcing

June 2014 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Copyright) (Kenyon)

June 2014 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Trademark Litigation) (Kenyon)

June 2014 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Trademarks: Non-Contentious) (Kenyon)

June 2014 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Litigation: Full Coverage) (Kenyon)

June 2014 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Licensing & Transactional) (Kenyon)

June 2014 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Prosecution: Utility & Design Patents) (Kenyon)

May 2014 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as a Band 1 Technology (Corporate & Commercial) practice in Texas

May 2014 Intellectual Asset Management Magazine

Recognized as a recommended Patent practice in New York, Patent 1000, 2014 (Kenyon)

January 2014 World Trademark Review

Recognized as a Leading Trademark practice (Kenyon)

November 2013 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Information Technology Law practice in Houston

June 2013 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Trademark Litigation) (Kenyon)

June 2013 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Media, Technology and Telecoms Transactions

June 2013 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Media, Technology and Telecoms Outsourcing

June 2013 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Copyright) (Kenyon)

June 2013 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Trademarks: Non-Contentious) (Kenyon)

June 2013 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Litigation: Full Coverage) (Kenyon)

June 2013 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Licensing & Transactional) (Kenyon)

June 2013 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Prosecution: Utility & Design Patents) (Kenyon)

May 2013 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as a Band 1 Technology (Corporate & Commercial) practice in Texas

May 2013 Intellectual Asset Management Magazine

Recognized as a recommended Patent practice in New York, Patent 1000, 2013 (Kenyon)

January 2013 World Trademark Review

Recognized as a Leading Trademark practice (Kenyon)

October 2012 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Information Technology Law practice in Houston

June 2012 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as a Band 1 Technology (Corporate & Commercial) practice in Texas

June 2012 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Media, Technology and Telecoms Transactions

June 2012 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Copyright) (Kenyon)

June 2012 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Trademark Litigation) (Kenyon)

June 2012 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Trademarks: Non-Contentious) (Kenyon)

June 2012 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Litigation: Full Coverage) (Kenyon)

June 2012 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Licensing & Transactional) (Kenyon)

June 2012 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Prosecution: Utility & Design Patents) (Kenyon)

May 2012 Intellectual Asset Management Magazine

Recognized as a recommended Patent practice in New York, Patent 1000, 2012 (Kenyon)

January 2012 World Trademark Review

Recognized as a Leading Trademark practice (Kenyon)

November 2011 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Information Technology Law practice in Houston

June 2011 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as a Band 1 Technology (Corporate & Commercial) practice in Texas

June 2011 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Media, Technology and Telecoms

June 2011 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Copyright) (Kenyon)

June 2011 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Trademark Litigation) (Kenyon)

June 2011 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Trademarks: Non-Contentious) (Kenyon)

June 2011 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Litigation: Full Coverage) (Kenyon)

June 2011 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Licensing & Transactional) (Kenyon)

June 2011 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Intellectual Property (Patent Prosecution: Utility & Design Patents) (Kenyon)

January 2011 World Trademark Review

Recognized as a Leading Trademark practice (Kenyon)

June 2010 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Media, Technology and Telecoms

June 2010 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as a Band 1 Technology (Corporate & Commercial) practice in Texas

June 2008 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as a Band 1 Technology (Corporate & Commercial) practice in Texas

June 2007 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as a Band 1 Technology (Corporate & Commercial) practice in Texas

June 2006 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading Technology (Corporate & Commercial) practices in Texas

June 2005 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading Technology (Corporate & Commercial) practices in Texas