Porter Hedges LLP

1000 Main Street 36th Floor
Houston, Texas 77002, United States

  • 713.226.6000
  • 713.228.1331

Practice/Organization Description

Porter Hedges is a full-service Houston-based law firm founded in 1981. We are one of the ten largest Houston-based firms and among the largest in Texas. Our team includes business and trial lawyers experienced in a wide range of legal services across a broad spectrum of industries. We are known for handling sophisticated transactions and complex litigation on behalf of a diverse group of clients in established and growing industries. We represent public and private companies and are recognized for both the depth of our experience and the ability to meet our clients’ business objectives. Our team has particular experience in energy transactions, corporate M&A, commercial litigation, banking and finance, bankruptcy, and construction law.

Porter Hedges' practices and lawyers are consistently ranked among industry leaders. As a firm, Porter Hedges was selected by The National Law Journal as one of only 20 firms from across the U.S. for inclusion in its "Midsize Hot List" in 2010 and 2012. This list recognizes firms with between 50 and 150 attorneys who rank among the best at spotting emerging trends, providing cost efficient service, and establishing long-lasting client relationships.

Areas of our practice

Porter Hedges practices in the key areas needed by most businesses and individuals, including:


Arbitration & Mediation

Banking & Finance

Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors' Rights



Employee Benefits, ERISA & Executive



Energy Transactions


Intellectual Property


Project Finance

Real Estate

Renewable Energy


Trusts, Probate & Estate Planning

Nationwide and worldwide service through TerraLex

Porter Hedges is a member of TerraLex, an international network made up of 15,000 attorneys in more than 155 leading independent law firms in 100 countries serving the business interests of clients whose requirements transcend their borders. TerraLex provides our firm with access to the global expertise and deep local connections needed to provide clients with seamless service no matter where their needs arise and the ability to provide our clients access to the best legal resources anywhere in the world. Further information about TerraLex can be obtained at the organization's website at www.terralex.org.

Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Health
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Texas
Number of Attorneys

100+ Attorneys

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