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Litigation: Securities | USA

Texas

Securities Litigation includes: insider trading; shareholder disputes; contested M&A bids; reorganisations and restructurings; corporate governance disputes; director, officer, issuer and investment dealer disclosure and; liability matters and other non-compliance matters. Corporate governance disputes arise where it is alleged that management has breached the rights and responsibilities agreed with shareholders.

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Band 1
  1. Baker Botts L.L.P.
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    Baker Botts L.L.P.
    Litigation: Securities
    2023 | Band 1 | 6 Years Ranked
    Baker Botts LLP provides an excellent standard of representation in a wide range of commercial disputes, with a particularly robust reputation in energy and securities litigation. The firm is able to draw on a strong geographic footprint in litigating cases across the country, offering expertise in antitrust and environmental disputes. The team is also highly acclaimed for its capacity to take on an array of disputes at appellate level. It is also well equipped to handle merger objection cases brought by shareholders.
  2. Norton Rose Fulbright
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    Norton Rose Fulbright
    Litigation: Securities
    2023 | Band 1 | 6 Years Ranked
    Norton Rose Fulbright possesses wide-ranging expertise in litigation, spanning securities, general commercial, product liability and energy disputes. It has a highly regarded bench of litigators well versed both in securing favorable settlements and in taking cases to trial. The firm's geographic reach allows the team to provide comprehensive representation for clients in multiple industries throughout the USA and internationally. It boasts an impressive client roster, featuring companies in the energy, finance and healthcare sectors, among others.
  3. Vinson & Elkins LLP
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    Vinson & Elkins LLP
    Litigation: Securities
    2023 | Band 1 | 3 Years Ranked
    Vinson & Elkins LLP is a well-resourced national firm with a great depth of experience in handling litigation across the full gamut of commercial areas. Especially well known for its expertise in energy disputes, the firm has additional prowess in antitrust, environmental and construction matters. It frequently acts for major oil and natural gas production companies, as well as catering to clients in the construction, mining, financial services and technology sectors. The firm also boasts highly regarded securities and appellate specialists, in addition to a fast-growing white-collar criminal defense practice which handles significant investigations.
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Band 2
  1. A&O Shearman
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    A&O Shearman
    Litigation: Securities
    2023 | Band 2 | 2 Years Ranked
    A&O Shearman is recognized for its growing presence in Texas, with offices in Dallas, Austin and Houston. The firm garners particular praise for its strengthened offering in the securities litigation space, housing preeminent, experienced attorneys skilled in handling shareholder disputes and securities class actions as well as SEC investigations.
  2. Akin
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    Akin
    Litigation: Securities
    2023 | Band 2 | 2 Years Ranked
    Akin fields a respected disputes team with notable proficiency in securities litigation. It acts on behalf of public companies in various industries as well as officers and directors. The attorneys are widely respected for their skillful handling of shareholder derivative lawsuits and securities class actions.
  3. Gibbs & Bruns LLP
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    Gibbs & Bruns LLP
    Litigation: Securities
    2023 | Band 2 | 1 Years Ranked
    Gibbs & Bruns LLP provides superbly accomplished representation on both sides of the docket in a range of headline commercial disputes. The firm has particular expertise in the securities and energy arenas, with additional capability in relation to environmental litigation. It possesses an impressive client list including industry giants, as well as small and midsized companies across numerous sectors. The group is particularly noted for its representation of clients in the banking and finance, energy and technology sectors.
  4. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
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    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
    Litigation: Securities
    2023 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP has a respected Houston-based litigation offering complemented by the firm's wider national and international bench. The firm offers particular prowess in securities litigation, including high-stakes class actions. It also frequently handles securities lawsuits arising out of M&A transactions.
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Band 3
  1. Bracewell LLP
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    Bracewell LLP
    Litigation: Securities
    2023 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Bracewell LLP has a deep bench with a reputation for taking creative approaches to disputes both before and in trial on behalf of major corporate clients. The firm is especially accomplished at handling appeals and suits arising out of the energy sector. It has further capabilities in banking, securities, IP and environmental matters. The team has enjoyed a number of recent successes in high-level appeals courts, and also fields expertise in white-collar litigation.
  2. Sidley Austin LLP
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    Sidley Austin LLP
    Litigation: Securities
    2023 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Sidley Austin LLP possesses considerable expertise in the full spectrum of commercial disputes, including experience handling securities, employment and energy-related matters. The firm is capable of counseling clients on investigations and arbitrations as well as acting in trials and appeals.
  3. Fletcher Held PLLC
    Litigation: Securities
    2023 | Band 3