USA Texas Corporate/M&A: The Elite
Rankings overview for Departments
- Bracewell LLP 2 Years Ranked
- Haynes and Boone, LLP 2 Years Ranked
- Holland & Knight LLP 2 Years Ranked
- Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP 2 Years Ranked
- Jackson Walker LLP 2 Years Ranked
- Jones Day 2 Years Ranked
- Locke Lord LLP 2 Years Ranked
- Norton Rose Fulbright 2 Years Ranked
- Shearman & Sterling LLP 2 Years Ranked
- Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP 2 Years Ranked
All Departments profiles
1Kirkland & Ellis LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 1 | 2 Years RankedTalented corporate team with a firm presence in the Texas M&A market. Handles an array of highly complex transactions, including M&A, tender and exchange offers and joint ventures, with particular expertise in debt restructuring for distressed energy companies. Active in a number of industries, including chemicals and retail, with a notable focus on energy. Acts for a range of clients including public and private companies. 1Latham & Watkins LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 1 | 2 Years RankedEstablished firm representing international and domestic energy companies in an array of corporate matters such as M&A, on which the firm is able to provide a full suite of complementary advice. Talented team with extensive experience handling complex cross-jurisdictional transactions. Has the capacity to handle multibillion-dollar matters. 1Vinson & Elkins LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 1 | 2 Years RankedDominant force in the Texas market with capabilities in energy and infrastructure, among other areas. Has extraordinary bench strength, with expertise across the whole corporate and M&A spectrum, including corporate governance issues and private equity investments. Also active in the real estate, utilities and technology fields, regularly acting on behalf of major public and private companies and sponsor clients.
2Baker Botts L.L.P.Corporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 2 | 2 Years RankedRespected practice with a deep bench of corporate lawyers offering a broad range of services, including financing, M&A and securities offerings. Team regularly represents leading energy institutions, often assisting companies with large transactions. Continues to build on its sterling private equity capabilities, regularly completing sophisticated M&A on behalf of funds and portfolio companies. 2Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 2 | 2 Years RankedHighly respected group handling highly sophisticated and complex matters in public M&A and private equity-led deals. Offers the breadth of talent of a full-service firm and expertise across a range of industries including energy, real estate and healthcare. Recently extended its statewide presence with the opening of a Houston office, bolstering the team's ability to service energy industry clients.
3Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years RankedLong-established practice in Texas representing private equity funds, high net worth individuals and significant investors across a range of transactional matters. Experienced representing large entities in the energy market, often assisting with complex mergers, divestitures and acquisitions. Also offers expertise representing clients operating in the healthcare, retail and telecommunications industries. 3Sidley Austin LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years RankedRespected operators in the Texas M&A market. Represents a broad range of clients, including public and private companies, boards of directors and private equity firms. Equipped to handle deals for clients in the energy, technology and financial services sectors, among others. Well supported by strong national and international capabilities. 3Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years RankedFlourishing force in the state recommended for its national platform and ability to handle large-scale corporate transactions. Diverse practice particularly adept at representing clients in the energy, technology and financial services spaces. Also regularly sought after by private equity funds and their portfolio companies.
4Bracewell LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years RankedStrong energy-focused M&A practice with experience representing buyers, sellers and financial institutions. Well versed in the full suite of corporate transactions, including joint ventures, M&A and dispositions. 4Haynes and Boone, LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years RankedDeep bench with a client base including major corporations and private equity groups, with particular expertise assisting with midmarket transactions. Experienced in all manner of corporate transactions, including LBOs and hostile takeovers. Well versed in representing clients in the energy, chemicals and food and beverage sectors, among other fields. 4Holland & Knight LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years RankedTalented team active on mid-cap M&A with a particular focus on the representation of energy and natural resources companies. Also frequently sought by private equity funds, investors and banks. Possesses extensive experience in fund formation matters and also advises companies on corporate governance issues. 4Hunton Andrews Kurth LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years RankedHighly skilled corporate and M&A practice with expertise in energy and technology. Talented team handling large transactions for leading energy clients, with additional expertise in investment funds. Also sought after by financial advisers, MLPs, boards of directors and special committees. 4Jackson Walker LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years RankedDiverse practice with expertise in a range of industries, including telecommunications, energy, healthcare and technology. Regularly works with investment funds in midmarket transactions, with additional experience handling cross-border deals. Client base comprises public and private companies, and various funds. 4Jones DayCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years RankedStrong corporate practice with a global presence, making it a top choice to handle international transactions. Experienced across the whole corporate spectrum, including joint ventures, restructurings and private equity matters. Equipped to assist clients operating in a wide variety of sectors, including the technology and energy arenas. 4Locke Lord LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years RankedDeep M&A expertise as well as experience handling complex advisory matters. Offers comprehensive client service to large energy, healthcare and media clients, with the ability to handle complex international transactions. Particular strength advising clients with regard to corporate governance, corporate trust and operational issues. 4Norton Rose FulbrightCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years RankedAdvises both private and public clients across the full spectrum of corporate issues, including M&A, regulatory compliance and corporate governance. Strong domestic and international presence, advising big names in energy, manufacturing and other industries. Also equipped to advise family-owned businesses on sales and purchases. 4Shearman & Sterling LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years RankedSolid M&A team with experienced corporate partners in cities across the state. Advises corporate and private equity clients on a wide range of high-value transactions. 4Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years RankedSought out by clients for a range of corporate transactions. Particularly adept at handling complex M&A within the oil and gas space. Has notable experience acting on behalf of private equity funds, as well as both private and public companies.
5Mayer Brown LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 5 | 2 Years RankedGlobal energy practice advising lenders, buyers and sellers on significant commercial and transactional matters. Experience representing clients from all aspects of the energy sector, including oil exploration companies, renewable energy companies and energy-related MLPs. Equipped to handle deals in Latin America, including those in the Mexican energy market. 5Porter Hedges LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 5 | 2 Years RankedHouston-based firm assisting clients operating in an array of industries with matters around the country, with a particular focus on the energy sector. Has extensive experience handling mid-market transactions, with significant knowledge of corporate restructuring and corporate governance issues. Well versed in the representation of private equity funds, independent board committees and public and privately held companies. 5Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & AffiliatesCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 5 | 2 Years RankedExperienced team handling a range of high-value complex transactions. Frequently handles cross-border energy deals. Expertise covers matters such as M&A and joint ventures. 5Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 5 | 2 Years RankedActs for an array of corporate clientele including private equity firms, public companies and financial institutions. Well versed in corporate transactions such as M&A, takeovers, buyouts and joint ventures. Strong presence across the energy, media and manufacturing sectors.
- Foley & Lardner LLPCorporate/M&A: The Elite2022 | Band 5