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Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with 19 offices, spanning Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Virginia, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in energy, technology, financial services and private equity. With nearly 700 lawyers, Haynes Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer. It was recognized in the BTI Consulting Group’s 2022 “A-Team” report, which identifies the law firms that in-house counsel commend for providing superior client service. The firm is also recognized as a leader in DEI initiatives. It achieved Mansfield Rule 5.0 certification in 2022 after completing a rigorous 12-month collaboration with Diversity Lab.

Lawyers Worldwide: 650


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Charlene  Liu

Charlene Liu

Brittany  Parks

Brittany Parks

Lin  Yang

Lin Yang



Bruce M. McNamara

Bruce M. McNamara

Senior Counsel


Daniel  Kennedy*

Daniel Kennedy*

Patent Agent


Roger Royse Q&A: ESG, PE and IPO Prospects for Agtech in 2023

Roger Royse Q&A: ESG, PE and IPO Prospects for Agtech in 2023 December 28, 2022 Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Roger Royse was featured in an AgFunderNews Q&A about environmental, social & governance (ESG), private equity, and initial public offering prospects for agtech in 2023. Below is an excerpt: AFN: Tell us a few really noteworthy investment trends you saw in 2022. RR: One was the dominance of ESG [environmental, social & governance] in agtech...

ESG Decision-Making —What are the alternatives?

ESG—environmental, social, and [corporate] governance—is the focus of socially responsible investing, reflecting the notion that corporations should serve the interests of not only their shareholders, but of all their stakeholders. This paper suggests NEPA’s EIS process provides a possible go-by for corporate decision-makers to use in ensuring that their ESG policies consider the big picture--the cons as well as the pros of their ESG policies. The NEPA process begins when an agency proposes to take action...

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Haynes Boone Represents Chesapeake Energy in Closing of $700M Sale of Oil and Gas Assets to SilverBow Resources

Haynes and Boone, LLP advised Chesapeake Energy in connection with the closing of the divesture of its remaining Eagle Ford oil and gas assets to SilverBow Resources, Inc. for $700 million. Followingtwo separate $1.4 billionsalesearlier this year, the total proceeds of Chesapeake’s Eagle Ford exit now exceed $3.5 billion.Thesale was announcedby Chesapeake on Aug. 14 and closed on Nov. 30...

Haynes Boone Represents NordicNinja in €200m Fund Closing

Haynes and Boone, LLP has represented NordicNinja VC, the largest Japanese VC in Europe, in the closing of its €200 million Luxembourg fund, NordicNinja Fund II SCSp.This is NordicNinja VC’s second fund following its successful €101m Fund I invested in companies such as Bolt, Einride, Veriff, Voi, Starship, ClimateView, Kognic, Mavenoid, Pactum, Varjo, DappRadar and Ready Player Me. A number of these investments to date have achieved unicorn status, with a handful showing strong potential to achieve the same...

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