Bracewell LLP

Practice/Organization Description

Bracewell is a leading law and government relations firm serving the oil and gas, power, financial services, technology and public finance industries throughout the world.

Our industry focus enables us to maintain cutting-edge experience and in-depth knowledge of the commercial, legal and regulatory challenges faced by our clients so that we can provide the most effective legal solutions to facilitate transactions and resolve disputes.

The firm has developed highly regarded concentrations in specific industries and disciplines. These include:


Bracewell delivers sophisticated legal, regulatory and transactional guidance to clients engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electric energy as well as clients engaged in the exploration, production and delivery of traditional and alternative fuels, throughout the U.S., Latin America, Canada, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Environmental Strategies

Bracewell’s environmental strategies group helps senior corporate leaders address major environmental and energy issues such as climate change and air quality, through legislative advocacy, regulatory counseling, corporate governance and litigation.

Banks and Financial Institutions

Bracewell represents leading community, national and foreign financial institutions in commercial credit transactions, entity structuring, mergers and acquisitions, S-corporation conversions, IPOs, regulatory compliance and broker-dealer matters.

Financial Restructuring

Bracewell’s experienced attorneys represent domestic and multinational debtors, creditors, committees, purchasers and Chapter 11 trustees in formal bankruptcy proceedings, out-of-court workouts, loan restructurings and purchases of distressed assets.

Private Investment Funds

Bracewell provides timely, balanced advice to private investment funds and their portfolio companies on fund formation, regulatory compliance, trading and regulated transactions, investments, acquisitions, special situations and risk management.

White Collar Criminal Defense

Bracewell’s team of experienced former prosecutors helps clients conduct internal inquiries, prevent potentially illegal conduct, address compliance and governance issues, respond to regulatory inquiries, and defend against law-enforcement actions.


Bracewell & Giuliani helps clients develop, protect and deploy innovative technologies in telecommunications, electronics, Internet and e-commerce, software, interactive entertainment, energy, biotechnology, nanotechnology, and other industries around the world.

Honors and Awards

Bracewell has been recognized by local and national organizations for making diversity and inclusion an integral part of our work environment. We believe the various awards and elected positions our attorneys have been recognized with is testament to our dedication to inclusion as a firm as well as our attorneys' commitment to promote inclusion both within Bracewell and within the community.


711 Louisiana Street
Suite 2300
Houston, Texas 77002-2770, United States

Contact: Michelle McCormick, Communications Director

  • (713) 221-1165
  • 1.800.404.3970

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Elections & Politics
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Maritime Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Connecticut
  • D.C.
  • New York
  • Texas
  • Washington
Other Countries
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys

400+ Attorneys

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