Chambers USA Expands Recognition Of Haynes and Boone

Monday, April 5, 2010 - 01:00

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2010 has singled out 45 Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers for recognition in its annual law firm rankings. The firm has also been honored for having 15 leading practice areas at the state and national levels.

Preliminary 2010 results announced Wednesday are an increase of 10 attorneys over 2009 (about a 40 percent jump), and include a new national "Highly Regarded" ranking for the firm's Corporate/M&A practice and a first-time Texas ranking for the Haynes and Boone Tax Practice. Final Chambers USA 2010 results to be released in June will show where the practices and individuals rank compared to peer law firms.

With the addition of Corporate/M&A to the national rankings, Chambers now recognizes three Haynes and Boone practices in leading categories. Bankruptcy/Restructuring and Franchise both maintained their national spots in the 2010 results.

In Texas, the addition of Tax this year brings the number of ranked firm practices to 12. They are: Antitrust, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Environment, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, Real Estate, Tax and Technology: Outsourcing.

Haynes and Boone, LLP has added Kenneth G. Parker to its Orange County office as a litigation partner in the firm's expanding intellectual property practice.

Mr. Parker is a seasoned litigator with more than 15 years experience representing clients inside California and beyond.His practice focuses on patent, trademark, copyright, trade secrets and complex business litigation. Mr. Parker is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer-review level for ethical standards and professional ability.