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Haynes and Boone, LLP | May 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP has been featured in the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 (Chambers & Partners) directory. The widely-respected legal publication recognized 50 individual lawyers across 20 practice areas. Three firm partners received a banding for the first time: Paul Amiel, Laura O’Donnell and Laura L. Prather ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | May 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP proudly announces that Michael DePompei has joined its Dallas office as a partner in the firm’s Tax Practice Group. DePompei focuses on tax issues in the partnership, real estate, and tax-exempt areas. “One spectacular aspect about Mike is that he has particular skill at solving very complex taxation issues,” said Jeff Dorrill, a partner in the Business Planning and Tax Practice Group. “Mike is focused on solving problems, and not merely raising issues ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | May 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP proudly announces that Michael DePompei has joined its Dallas office as a partner in the firm’s Tax Practice Group. DePompei focuses on tax issues in the partnership, real estate, and tax-exempt areas. “One spectacular aspect about Mike is that he has particular skill at solving very complex taxation issues,” said Jeff Dorrill, a partner in the Business Planning and Tax Practice Group. “Mike is focused on solving problems, and not merely raising issues ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | May 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP announced today that Adam Siegartel has joined its New York office as a partner in the firm’s renowned Intellectual Property Practice. Adam is a first-chair litigator and experienced IP counselor who will lead the firm’s brand management group in New York. Adam previously managed the trademark prosecution and brand management group at Proskauer in New York and has an incredibly diverse IP practice ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | May 2017
Texas, USA

Vault, publisher of influential rankings, ratings, and reviews on thousands of top employers and internship programs, has released its annual survey of the largest U.S. law firms and has again ranked Haynes and Boone, LLP in the Top 100 for overall prestige and the Top 20 in the country for diversity. In the Best Law Firms to Work For section, Haynes and Boone ranked in the Top 25 in three key categories: No. 16 in Firm Culture No. 18 in Career Outlook No ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | May 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP had yet another strong year in the recently released Chambers Global legal directory, with nine lawyers across eight practices recommended as leading providers of legal services in the international marketplace. Haynes and Boone was praised by researchers and clients on a number of fronts from the United States to Mexico and Latin America ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | April 2017
Texas, USA

Washington, D.C.’s 2017 Super Lawyers directory includes five Haynes and Boone, LLP partners across four practice areas in its annual award listing. Firm Partner Julie Domike is recognized in the Environmental category and Partner Tom Lang is listed for Antitrust Litigation. Partner John Bateman and Senior Counsel Phil Hampton are featured in Intellectual Property Litigation, while Partner Jeffrey Wolfson is highlighted in Intellectual Property ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | April 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP proudly announces that, effective May 1, five associates will be promoted to counsel: Pierre Grosdidier, Chris Kang, Jade Laye, Ryan Paulsen and Jorge Torres. “This is a tremendous achievement that reflects the exemplary work and service these lawyers have provided to the firm’s clients over an extended period of time,” said Managing Partner Tim Powers ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | April 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP Counsel Ed Lebow helped client The Siam Industrial Wire Co., a Thai maker of steel wire products, win a favorable ruling this month in an antidumping case in the U.S. Court of International Trade. U.S. steel wire producers Davis Wire Corp. and Insteel Wire Products Company filed the case, accusing Siam of selling its products in the U.S. for less than fair value. The U.S ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | April 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP and the investment bank, Gordian Group, represented Trans Energy, Inc. on a unique transaction that was awarded the 2016 “Out-of-Court Restructuring Deal of the Year” award by The M&A Advisor. Trans Energy was a publicly-traded, pure-play Marcellus Shale producer engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas in West Virginia and Pennsylvania ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | April 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP recently won a major victory on behalf of well-known cellphone manufacturer, HTC Corporation, when a New York appellate court upheld the dismissal of all claims asserted against HTC in a multi-million dollar breach of contract suit brought by WiAV Solutions, Inc., who licensed certain patent rights in wireless handset technology to HTC in 2009 ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | April 2017
Texas, USA

A Dallas appellate court has rejected a defamation suit by Jose Reyes, a high-profile former Dallas Symphony Orchestra volunteer who sued D Magazine over its coverage of the symphony’s decision in 2013 to terminate its affiliation with Reyes. D Magazine was represented by Dallas Partner Jason Bloom, head of Haynes and Boone, LLP’s Copyright Practice Group, Fort Worth Partner Tom Williams, and Dallas Associate Ryan Paulsen ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | April 2017
Texas, USA

In recognition of its accomplishments and forward thinking related to diversity and inclusion, Haynes and Boone, LLP is a proud recipient of the 2017 Diversity Leadership Award from PracticePro. The award was presented at PracticePro’s Fourth Annual San Francisco Career Conference and Diversity Reception, which was attended by law students, attorneys, and corporate executives from across the country ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | April 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP congratulates Partners Purvi Patel Albers, Jeff Becker and David McCombs for their inclusion in the World Intellectual Property Review 2017 Leaders Directory (Newton Media Ltd.). World IP Review names leaders in the patent and trademark bars through a four month nomination process in which it seeks the views of 12,000 IP professionals ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | April 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP helped client Endeavor Energy Resources strike a $300 million agreement with a Houston company to develop properties located within the Midland Basin in Texas. Endeavor, a Midland, Texas-based operator with expertise in the development of Wolfcamp horizontal wells, will partner with Development Capital Resources (DCR), a Houston-based oil and gas company formed by Ares Management, L.P ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | April 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP’s spring 2017 survey of oil and gas borrowers and lenders demonstrates a modestly improved outlook for the oil and gas market. In its “Borrowing Base Redeterminations Survey: Spring 2017,” the firm polled a broad cross-section of the industry, including executives at oil and gas producers, oilfield services companies, banks and private equity firms, to glean their forward-looking views about the financial state of the market ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | March 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP helped client Lynk Labs, Inc., a leading LED technology manufacturer, settle a patent infringement and breach of contract suit against Acuity Brands, Inc. In 2015, Lynk sued Juno Lighting, a subsidiary of Schneider Electric that Acuity acquired, in federal court for infringing patents related to LED lighting. Following nearly two years of litigation, Haynes and Boone helped its client successfully resolve the matter ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | March 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP Managing Partner Tim Powers appears on the cover of the April issue of InterContinental Finance & Law, a monthly UK publication that covers transactional activity across the globe. In a detailed Q&A with the publication, Powers discussed the Haynes and Boone CDG merger, including the strategic needs that led to the combination and the fact that the merger was finalized shortly after the Brexit vote ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | March 2017
Texas, USA

A large interdepartmental Haynes and Boone, LLP team achieved an extraordinary result in a unique transactional matter that started with a prison riot in a private prison in Willacy County, Texas, in February of 2015. The firm represented a U.S. bank as indenture trustee for a group of investors who owned bonds issued by Willacy County. Following the riot, the Federal Bureau of Prisons cancelled the prison’s contract and forced the closure of the prison ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | March 2017
Texas, USA

A Haynes and Boone, LLP legal team led by Partner Laura Prather has won a dismissal of a suit against the creators of a reality television show. The case arose from a television series titled 8 Minutes, which was filmed primarily in Houston and followed a pastor and a support team as they attempted to help victims of human trafficking find a way out of the sex trade ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | March 2017
Texas, USA

A new survey of corporate counsel ranks Haynes and Boone, LLP among the nation’s most recognized law firms in a number of key categories, including as a “tech-savvy” firm that is regularly “short-listed” by corporate counsel when deciding which firms to hire for new assignments. The report by BTI Consulting Group, Inc ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | March 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP represented Chevron Corporation in its winning bid to explore a deep water block in the Gulf of Mexico in association with a consortium consisting of Mexico’s state oil company, Pemex, and Japan’s Inpex Corporation. This marks the first time that Pemex participated in a bidding process with private international oil companies for a block in Mexico ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | March 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers once again maintained a strong showing in the recently released Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars directory, with 41 lawyers selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition. In addition, Partner Sakina Rasheed Foster has been named one of the directory’s Up-and-Coming 50 Women in Texas, and Associates Erin England, Arrissa Meyer and Mason Mote make their debut on the list ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | March 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP has bolstered its Silicon Valley bench, adding prominent intellectual property lawyer Philip Woo as a partner. Woo was previously a partner at Sidley Austin LLP. Woo, a widely recognized IP litigator, prosecutor, and strategist, is entrusted by innovation-driven, high-tech clients — from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations — to serve as lead technical counsel on litigation and transactional matters ...

Haynes and Boone, LLP | February 2017
Texas, USA

Haynes and Boone, LLP advised client Benefit Street Partners L.L.C. in a joint venture with California Resources Corporation (CRC) to invest in CRC’s oil and gas properties in California. The joint venture calls for Benefit Street Partners to invest up to $250 million for development opportunities in both conventional and unconventional assets of CRC in California ...

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