Top Rated

Rankings

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.

Date Publication Ranking Industry Practice
April 2018 IJGlobal

#1 North America Top Legal Advisers, by volume ($4.2 billion), Q1 2018

April 2018 IJGlobal

#7 Oil & Gas Top Legal Advisers, by volume ($4.2 billion), Q1 2018

April 2018 IJGlobal

#10 Global Top Legal Advisers, by volume ($4.2 billion), Q1 2018

April 2018 Managing Intellectual Property

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

April 2018 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#6 in U.S. High Yield Debt, Manager Advisor, by volume ($2.24 billion), Q1 2018

April 2018 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#6 in U.S. High Yield Debt, Manager Advisor, by deal count (4 issues), Q1 2018

April 2018 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#13 in U.S. Equity Offerings (IPOs), Manager Advisor, by deal count (1 issue), Q1 2018

April 2018 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#16 in U.S. Equity Offerings (IPOs), Manager Advisor, by volume ($96 million), Q1 2018

April 2018 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#19 in U.S. Corporate Bonds, Manager Advisors, by deal count (4 issues), Q1 2018

April 2018 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#20 in U.S. Corporate Bonds, Manager Advisors, by volume ($2.24 billion), Q1 2018

April 2018 Thomson Reuters Mergers & Acquisitions Review

#13 Legal Advisor, Completed M&A with any Benelux Involvement, by value ($597 million), Q1 2018

April 2018 Preqin Global Infrastructure Report

Recognized as a Leading Infrastructure Transactions Law Firm by deal count (18 deals), 2015-2018

March 2018 Managing Intellectual Property

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

March 2018 Managing Intellectual Property

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

March 2018 Managing Intellectual Property

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

February 2018 mergermarket M&A League Table of Legal Advisers

#6 Legal Advisor for M&A transactions in Texas by volume (234 deals), 2010-2017

February 2018 Chambers and Partners Global

Recognized as one of the leading Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) practices in the United States

February 2018 Chambers and Partners Global

Recognized as one of the leading Oil & Gas (Transactional) practices in the United States

February 2018 Chambers and Partners Global

Recognized as one of the leading Oil & Gas (Projects) practices in the United States

February 2018 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Venture Capital Law Firms in the World by deal count (38 deals), Full Year 2017

February 2018 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Venture Capital Law Firms in the U.S. by deal count (37 deals), Full Year 2017

February 2018 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Venture Capital Law Firms in the Software sector by deal count (18 deals), Full Year 2017

February 2018 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Early Stage Venture Capital Law Firms by deal count (14 deals), Full Year 2017

February 2018 PitchBook

Recognized as one of the Most Active Late Stage Venture Capital Law Firms by deal count (17 deals), Full Year 2017

February 2018 Managing Intellectual Property

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

February 2018 Managing Intellectual Property

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

January 2018 World Trademark Review

Recognized as a Leading Prosecution & Strategy Trademark practice in New York, 2018 WTR 1000

January 2018 World Trademark Review

Recognized as a Leading Enforcement & Litigation Trademark practice in New York, 2018 WTR 1000

January 2018 World Trademark Review

Recognized as a Leading Enforcement & Litigation Trademark practice in Washington, DC, 2018 WTR 1000

January 2018 World Trademark Review

Recognized as a Leading Prosecution & Strategy Trademark practice in Washington, DC, 2018 WTR 1000

January 2018 mergermarket M&A League Table of Legal Advisers

#7 Legal Advisor for M&A transactions in Texas by volume (33 deals), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#9 Underwriter's Counsel ($6.6281 billion; 128 issues), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#9 Underwriter's Counsel, Long and Short Term ($6.6281 billion; 128 issues), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#9 Bond Counsel, Long and Short Term ($11.4219 billion; 104 issues), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#10 Disclosure Counsel ($3.9422 billion; 37 issues), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#11 Disclosure Counsel, Long and Short Term ($3.942 billion; 37 issues), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#15 Bond Counsel ($5.609 billion; 99 issues), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#15 Bond Counsel, Negotiated Offerings ($4.655 billion; 68 issues), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Bond Buyer

#9 Top Underwriter's Counsel (Equal Credit to Each) by volume ($6.6281 billion), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Bond Buyer

#9 Top Underwriter's Counsel (Full Credit to Each) by volume ($6.6281 billion), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Bond Buyer

#10 Top Disclosure Counsel (Equal Credit to Each) by volume ($3.9422 billion), Full Year 2017

January 2018 SNL Financial

#7 Energy M&A Adviser, by deal value ($23.1517 billion), Full Year 2017

January 2018 SNL Financial

#11 Energy M&A Adviser, by deal count (9), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Thomson Reuters Mergers & Acquisitions Review

#2 Legal Advisor, U.S. Announced M&A, by Target Industry (Energy & Power), by value ($55.8557 billion), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#13 in U.S. High Yield Debt, Manager Advisor, by volume ($2.5 billion), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#15 in U.S. Equity Offerings (IPOs), Manager Advisor, by volume ($865 million), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#19 in U.S. High Yield Debt, Issuer Advisor, by volume ($3.045 billion), Full Year 2017

January 2018 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#20 in U.S. Equity Offerings, Manager Advisor, by volume ($1.996 billion), Full Year 2017

December 2017 mergermarket M&A League Table of Legal Advisers

#12 Acquirers' Counsel for Cross-Border M&A in Texas, by deal count (9), 2014-2017

December 2017 BTI Consulting Group

Recognized as a Leader in Client Service in The BTI Client Service A-Team 2018: The Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Banking & Finance Law practice in the United States

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency & Reorganization Law practice in the United States

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Energy Law practice in the United States

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Oil & Gas Law practice in the United States

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Project Finance Law practice in the United States

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Public Finance Law practice in the United States

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Appellate practice in Austin

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Antitrust Law practice in Dallas

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Antitrust Litigation practice in Dallas

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Insurance Law practice in Dallas

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Commercial Litigation practice in Dallas and Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Banking & Finance Law practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency & Reorganization Law practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Corporate Law practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Eminent Domain & Condemnation Law practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Energy Law practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Information Technology Law practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Trusts & Estates Litigation practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Mediation Law practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Mergers & Acquisitions Law practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Oil & Gas Law practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Project Finance Law practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Public Finance Law practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Real Estate Law practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Securities/Capital Markets Law practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Tax Law practice in Houston

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Intellectual Property Litigation practice in New York City

November 2017 U.S. News and World Report/Best Lawyers

Recognized as a Tier 1 Patent Law practice in New York City

November 2017 PitchBook

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

November 2017 BTI Consulting Group

Recognized as a Most Recommended Law Firm in the Energy Industry

November 2017 BTI Consulting Group

Recognized as a Most Recommended Law Firm in the Financial Services Industry

November 2017 BTI Consulting Group

Recognized as a Most Recommended Law Firm in the Food Industry

November 2017 BTI Consulting Group

Recognized as a Most Recommended Law Firm in the Wholesale Trade Industry

October 2017 mergermarket M&A League Table of Legal Advisers

#7 Legal Advisor for M&A transactions in Texas by volume (25 deals), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#5 Bond Counsel, Long and Short Term ($10.1235 billion; 73 issues), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#9 Underwriter's Counsel ($4.0809 billion; 85 issues), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#9 Underwriter's Counsel, Long and Short Term ($4.0809 billion; 85 issues), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#11 Bond Counsel, Negotiated Offerings ($3.504 billion; 46 issues), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#12 Bond Counsel ($4.311 billion; 69 issues), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#12 Disclosure Counsel ($2.607 billion; 25 issues), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Bond Buyer

#9 Top Underwriter's Counsel (Equal Credit to Each) by volume ($4.0809 billion), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Bond Buyer

#9 Top Underwriter's Counsel (Full Credit to Each) by volume ($4.0809 billion), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 IJGlobal

#3 Oil & Gas Top Legal Advisers, by volume ($14 billion), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 IJGlobal

#7 North America Top Legal Advisers, by volume ($14 billion), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 IJGlobal

#17 Global Top Legal Advisers, by volume ($14 billion), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for International Arbitration in the United Kingdom

October 2017 SNL Financial

#8 Energy M&A Adviser, by deal value ($22 billion), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 SNL Financial

#8 Energy M&A Adviser, by deal count (7), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#10 in U.S. Equity Offerings (IPOs), Manager Advisor, by volume ($865 million), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#14 in U.S. Equity Offerings (IPOs), Manager Advisor, by deal count (2 issues), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#17 in U.S. Equity Offerings, Manager Advisor, by volume ($1.996 billion), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#18 in EMEA Investment Grade Debt, Issuer Advisor, by deal count (3 issues), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#20 in EMEA Investment Grade Debt, Issuer Advisor, by volume ($1.307 billion), Q1-Q3 2017

October 2017 Benchmark Litigation

Recognized as a Highly Recommended Litigation Practice in Texas

October 2017 PrivateRaise.com® The PIPEs Report League Tables

#17 in PIPE Investor Counsel by number of deals advised, Q1-Q3 2017

September 2017 BTI Consulting Group

Recognized as a Leading Securities & Finance Litigation practice

September 2017 Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide

Recognized as one of the leading Private Wealth Law practices in Texas

September 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the leading International Banking & Finance practices in Latin America

September 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the leading International Projects & Energy practices in Latin America

August 2017 Latinvex

Recognized as one of Latin America's Overall Top Law Firms, 2017

August 2017 Latinvex

Recognized as one of Latin America's Top Law Firms in Banking & Finance, 2017

August 2017 Latinvex

Recognized as one of Latin America's Top Law Firms in Energy, 2017

August 2017 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#11 Bond Counsel (50 issues), First Half 2017

August 2017 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#11 Disclosure Counsel (18 issues), First Half 2017

August 2017 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#12 Bond Counsel, Negotiated Offerings (29 issues), First Half 2017

August 2017 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#13 Underwriter's Counsel (50 issues), First Half 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

July 2017 mergermarket M&A League Table of Legal Advisers

#5 Legal Advisor for M&A transactions in Texas by volume (14 deals), First Half 2017

July 2017 PlacementTracker PIPE Market League Tables

#14 PIPE Investor Legal Counsel by number of deals (1), First Half 2017

July 2017 Bond Buyer

#10 Top Bond Counsel (Full Credit to Each) by volume ($3.929 billion), First Half 2017

July 2017 IJGlobal

#4 Oil & Gas Top Legal Advisers, by deal count, First Half 2017

July 2017 IJGlobal

#14 Oil & Gas Top Legal Advisers, by volume ($3.675 billion), First Half 2017

July 2017 IJGlobal

#19 North America Top Legal Advisers, by volume ($3.675 billion), First Half 2017

July 2017 SNL Financial

#3 Energy M&A Adviser, by deal value ($19 billion), First Half 2017

July 2017 SNL Financial

#9 Energy M&A Adviser, by deal count (4), First Half 2017

July 2017 Thomson Reuters Mergers & Acquisitions Review

#1 Legal Advisor, U.S. Announced M&A, by Target Industry (Energy & Power), by value ($29.477 billion), First Half 2017

July 2017 Thomson Reuters Mergers & Acquisitions Review

#17 Legal Advisor, U.S. M&A, Target Announced, by value ($30.3 billion), First Half 2017

July 2017 Bloomberg M&A Legal Advisory League Tables

#6 in Taiwan Announced Deals (1 deal), First Half 2017

July 2017 Bloomberg M&A Legal Advisory League Tables

#16 in Taiwan Announced Deals (by volume), First Half 2017

July 2017 Bloomberg M&A Legal Advisory League Tables

#18 in U.S. Announced Deals- Principals ($31.895 billion), First Half 2017

July 2017 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#9 in U.S. Equity Offerings (IPOs), Manager Advisor, by volume ($865 million), First Half 2017

July 2017 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#10 in U.S. Equity Offerings (IPOs), Manager Advisor, by deal count (2 issues), First Half 2017

July 2017 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#14 in U.S. High Yield Debt, Issuer Advisor, by deal count (4 issues), First Half 2017

July 2017 Bloomberg Legal Advisor League Tables for Capital Markets

#18 in U.S. High Yield Debt, Issuer Advisor, by volume ($1.645 billion), First Half 2017

July 2017 BTI Consulting Group

Recognized as a Core Law Firm in the Energy Industry

July 2017 BTI Consulting Group

Recognized as a Core Law Firm in the Food Industry

July 2017 BTI Consulting Group

Recognized as a Core Law Firm in the Wholesale Trade Industry

June 2017 Intellectual Asset Management Magazine

Recognized as a recommended Patent Prosecution and Transactional practice in the Washington, DC Metro Area, Patent 1000, 2017

June 2017 Intellectual Asset Management Magazine

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

June 2017 Intellectual Asset Management Magazine

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

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms in the US in 22 practice areas

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Energy: Conventional Power (Transactions)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Energy Litigation: Oil & Gas 

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Energy (Renewables and Alternative Energy)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactions)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Energy: Conventional Power (Regulatory)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Project Finance (Advice to Sponsors)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Capital Markets Debt Offerings (Advice to Issuers)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Capital Markets Equity Offerings (Advice to Issuers)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Capital Markets Equity Offerings (Advice to Managers)

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 US Taxes (Non-Contentious)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Toxic Tort (Defense)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Securities Litigation (Defense)

May 2017 Legal 500

Recognized as one of the most recommended law firms for Real Estate

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 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading law firms in the US in 4 practice areas

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading law firms in Texas in 11 practice areas

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) practices in the United States

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading Oil & Gas (Transactional) practices in the United States

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading Oil & Gas (Projects) practices in the United States

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) practices in the United States

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 a Band 1 Real Estate practice in Texas

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading Antitrust practices in Texas

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading Corporate/M&A practices in Texas

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading Tax practices in Texas

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading Capital Markets (Debt & Equity) practices in Texas

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading Bankruptcy/Restructuring practices in Texas

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading Banking & Finance practices in Texas

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as one of the leading Environmental practices in Texas

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as a Noted General Commercial Litigation practice in Texas

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

Recognized as a Noted White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations Litigation practice in Texas

May 2017 Chambers and Partners USA

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

May 2017 Houston Business Journal

#1 Largest Houston-Area Tax Law Firm

May 2017 Houston Business Journal

#5 Largest Houston-Area Law Firm

May 2017 Houston Business Journal

#5 Largest Houston-Area Bankruptcy Law Firm

May 2017 The Texas Lawbook

#4 Securities Offering in Texas, by deal count (58), Full Year 2016

May 2017 The Texas Lawbook

Listed in the Top 10 Largest Legal practices in Texas, 2016

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

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 Intellectual Property Practice in Texas, 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

April 2017 Bond Buyer

#9 Top Bond Counsel (Competitive) by volume ($665.5 million), Q1 2017

April 2017 Bond Buyer

#10 Top Disclosure Counsel (Equal Credit to Each) by volume ($1.037 billion), Q1 2017

April 2017 PrivateRaise.com® The PIPEs Report League Tables

#16 in PIPE Placement Agent Legal Counsel by number of deals advised, Q1 2017

April 2017 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#9 Bond Counsel, Competitive Offerings ($665.5 million; 15 issues), Q1 2017

April 2017 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#10 Disclosure Counsel ($1.0371 billion; 8 issues), Q1 2017

April 2017 Thomson Reuters U.S. Municipals Review

#10 Disclosure Counsel, Long and Short Term ($1.0371 billion; 8 issues), Q1 2017

April 2017 SNL Financial

#2 Energy M&A Adviser, by deal value ($17.4 billion), Q1 2017

April 2017 SNL Financial

#5 Energy M&A Adviser, by deal count (3), Q1 2017

April 2017 mergermarket M&A League Table of Legal Advisers

#15 Legal Advisor for M&A transactions in the South by value ($17.95 billion), Q1 2017

April 2017 IJGlobal

#3 Oil & Gas Top Legal Advisers, by deal count (3 deals), Q1 2017