Bracewell LLP

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711 Louisiana Street
Suite 2300
Houston, Texas 77002-2770, United States
Contact: Paul Grabowski, Chief Marketing Officer
Phone: (713) 221-1165
Fax: 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
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  • Environmental Law
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  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
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  • 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

Nationwide Healthcare Prosecutions Targeting an Array of Practices . . . Is "Just The Beginning"

On July 13, 2017, the Department of Justice ("DOJ"), in conjunction with the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS"), continued its annual tradition of coordinating the filing of charges and sweeping arrests in…more
 /  Criminal Law, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

CFPB Rules Permitting Consumer Class Actions Against Financial Institutions Set to Take Effect Absent Action by Congress

In 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it was seeking public comment on proposed rules that would limit the effect of mandatory arbitration clauses for consumer finance transactions and allow…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

Latest I-9 Form Published Yesterday

USCIS released yesterday the latest Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Employers may continue using the old Form I-9 with a revision date of 11/14/16 N through Sept. 17 (the revision date is indicated in the bottom…more
 /  Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law

SEC Expands Confidential Submission Process to All IPOs

The Staff of the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that it will permit all companies to submit draft registration statements relating to initial public offerings (IPOs) for…more
 /  Business Organizations, Securities Law

Anti-Corruption Enforcement in Mexico: Your Integrity Policy Matters

On July 19, 2017, Mexico’s General Law of Administrative Accountability will go into effect. It is the final part of a historic package of far-reaching anti-corruption laws, dubbed the National Anti-Corruption System, that were…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, International Law & Trade

Supreme Court to Slants: “Rock On!” Trademark Ban on Offensive Trademarks Held Unconstitutional

On June 19, 2017, the Supreme Court unanimously held that Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act (15 U.S.C. §1052(a)), the provision of federal trademark law barring registration of disparaging trademarks, violates the First Amendment’s…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property

United States Supreme Court Limits Definition of Debt Collector Under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

On June 12, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion resolving a circuit court split as to whether a company that collects debts that it purchased for its own account would fall within the statutory definition of…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Finance & Banking

The Final Countdown: New Issue Price Regulations Effective June 7th

The June 7th effective date for the final Treasury Regulations relating to the establishment of “issue price” of tax-exempt obligations (the “New Regulations”) is drawing near. In fact, for obligations that are scheduled to…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Taxation

Data Breach Lawsuit Survives Motion to Dismiss

In an April 13, 2017 decision in Walters v. Kimpton Hotel, a California federal judge rejected the bid of hotel chain Kimpton Hotel and Restaurant Group, LLC to dismiss a proposed class action arising from a data breach last…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts, Constitutional Law, Privacy

SEC Will Not Enforce Part of the Conflict Minerals Disclosure Rule

On Friday, April 7, 2017, the acting Chief of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) Michael Piwowar released a statement that the Commission will not recommend enforcement of certain parts of its Conflict…more
 /  Business Organizations, Constitutional Law, Energy & Utilities, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

USCIS Announces New Measures to Detect H-1B Visa Fraud and Abuse

On April 3, 2017, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced heightened measures to deter and detect H-1B visa fraud and abuse. In its site visits to H-1B petitioners and the worksites of H-1B…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law

IRS to Begin New Procedure for Initiating Tax-Exempt Bond Audits

In late 2016, the IRS Tax-Exempt and Government Entities Division (“TE/GE”) released a memorandum to its examiners outlining a new procedure for initiating audits of tax-exempt bonds. The Commissioner of TE/GE recently noted…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Taxation

Supreme Court Clarifies Copyright Protection for Artistic Features in Clothing

On March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court held that a two- or three-dimensional work of art on a useful article, such as clothing, is protectable under copyright law if: (1) the work of art can be perceived as separate from the…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property

Tech Rally – Industry Giants Back Google's Play to Protect Data

On March 10, 2017, Google Inc. filed its objection to a Pennsylvania magistrate judge's order to comply with search warrants and turn over personal user data partially stored on foreign servers abroad. A number of technology…more
 /  Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Public Finance Update – SLGS Window Closing

On March 8, 2017, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the suspension of sales of United States Treasury Obligations – State and Local Government Series (i.e., SLGS), effective 12:00 noon Eastern Time, March 15, 2017…more
 /  Finance & Banking, Securities Law
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