Bracewell & Giuliani LLP - Firm Profile
Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
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Year Established: 1945
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Bracewell & Giuliani LLP is among the world's most prominent law firms. With 470 lawyers in Texas, New York, Washington, D.C., Connecticut, Dubai, and London, the firm is well positioned to serve clients concentrated in the energy and financial services sectors worldwide. In 2005, former New York City mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani joined Bracewell as a senior partner. His international reputation for leadership and problem solving is a unique asset for firm clients, which include Fortune 500 companies, major financial institutions, leading private investment funds, governmental entities and individuals.
Bracewell provides guidance on business law, finance, litigation, and government relations and regulatory policy. The firm has developed highly regarded concentrations in specific industries and disciplines. Some of these include:
Energy: Bracewell delivers sophisticated legal, regulatory and transactional guidance to clients engaged in the exploration, production and delivery of traditional and alternative fuels, throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe and the Caspian region.
Environmental Strategy: Bracewell 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 and Bankruptcy: Bracewell represents 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 and Special Investigations: 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.
Other Areas: As a general practice firm, Bracewell has considerable bench strength in the requisite practice areas including government relations, strategic communications, tax, labor and employment law, intellectual property, real estate, government contracting and school and public law.
Statement of Practice Summary:
General Civil Practice, Trial and Appellate Practice in State and Federal Courts, Administrative Law, Antitrust, Bank Lending, Bankruptcy Reorganization and Creditors' Rights, Communications, Construction, Corporate and Securities, Early Stage Companies, Employee Benefits, Energy, Environmental, Financial Services, Financial Restructuring, Health Care, Hospitality, Indian Law, Industrial Disaster, Insurance Bad Faith, Insurance Defense, Intellectual Property and Technology, International, Labor and Employment, Land Use and Zoning, Legislative and Governmental Relations, Lender Liability Litigation, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Oil and Gas, Foundations and Not-for-Profit Organizations, Personal Injury, Power, Products Liability, Project Finance, Public Law, Public Projects, Public Utilities, Real Estate, Special Investigations, Taxation, Telecommunications, Trademark and Copyright, Wealth Management and White Collar Crime.
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