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Litigation

Bracewell & Giuliani meets the dispute-resolution needs of large national and multinational corporations, mid-sized companies, small businesses and individuals.  We represent clients at every phase of the trial process, from pre-litigation negotiation through jury trial, bench trial, and appeal.  We also pursue mediation, arbitration and other alternative-dispute resolution techniques, when these options enable us to meet our clients’ business objectives.

Our attorneys provide:

  • Real courtroom experience
  • Comprehensive representation for defendants and plaintiffs in virtually all forms of commercial disputes, in state and federal courts nationwide
  • Experience in complex matters and specialized forums involving international arbitration, appeals and class actions
  • In-depth knowledge of industry-specific issues in the construction, energy, finance, and real estate sectors, among others.

A number of the firm’s partners are Fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers or members of the American Board of Trial Advocates.  Many of our attorneys are certified in specialized areas of trial law and hold leadership positions in state and local bar associations.  In addition, a number of our partners have served as general counsel or chief litigation counsel for Fortune 500 companies. 

Bracewell is one of the top-rated law firms for our use of and investment in technology.  Our docket-management systems facilitate data entry and scheduling, and reduce overall costs to our clients.  Our commitment to the wise use of client resources is likewise demonstrated through our lean staffing and careful assignment of tasks to partners, associates and paralegals.  We assess depositions and hearings in advance, avoiding unnecessary or redundant appearances at such proceedings.