Haynes and Boone, LLP.
Haynes and Boone, LLP.

Haynes and Boone, LLP.

3 Star Rating     4 reviews

Main Office:

2323 Victory Avenue, Suite 700 | Dallas | TX | 75219

Phone: 214-651-5000 | Fax: 214-651-5940

Follow This Firm Write an Anonymous Review

Year of establishment 1970 Number of partners 237
Number of offices 15 Partner to associate ratio 1.00
Biggest office Dallas Percentage of women attorneys 32.80
Number of attorneys 537 Percentage of minority attorneys 21.80
Number of associates 227 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 1.70
Haynes and Boone, LLP.
   4 reviews

Haynes and Boone, LLP. Reviews

- Reviewed on November 30, 2019

Pros: the office in texas is the least worst

Cons: majority of partners, counsels and associates are not helpful

Partners to Avoid and Why: Joseph R. Mencher

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

Job type: Full time

- Reviewed on November 30, 2019

Advice to law firm management: reform

Pros: it's a large firm

Cons: people are generally ashhole. especially some of the prosecution and lit partners. I have been there for more than 2 years but still after all that time, some of the partners I work with are so racist and dismissive.

Partners to Avoid and Why: ask me

Favorite Things About this Firm: nothing

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

Job type: Full time


Haynes and Boone, LLP is one of the American Lawyer top 100 law firms, with more than 550 lawyers in 14 offices and 30 major legal practices. We are among the largest firms based in the United States. Our growth has been driven by our client service strengths, especially our problem-solving acumen and our ability to collaborate with clients. It is our mission to be a preeminent law firm that serves clients globally on sophisticated legal matters while maintaining a special culture founded on teamwork, a healthy work environment, and a strong work ethic. While every law firm believes culture is an important component of success, our culture is truly unique. Our culture is defined by our collaborative work environment and by putting the interests of our clients first. It focuses on teamwork, an environment of mutual respect, and a long-term view that supports investing in the future and the success of Haynes and Boone as an outstanding professional service institution.

Legal Jobs in Dallas and Near Locations

Haynes and Boone, LLP. Awards and Recognitions

Chambers Global 2014 recognized Haynes and Boone in the United States, Mexico and Latin America. Chambers recognized the firm's international franchise and distribution practice, the firm's U.S.-based bankruptcy/restructuring practice, and its Mexican bankruptcy and finance practices. The firm's corporate/M&A practice was recognized in the U.S., Latin America and Mexico. Overall, 13 attorneys were recognized.

Chambers Latin America 2014 honored Haynes and Boone lawyers and practices for the fifth consecutive year for its high-end corporate and financial work throughout Latin America and Mexico.

Best Lawyers in America listed Haynes and Boone attorneys and 56 practice areas in its 2015 ranking of the nation's top legal talent. Seven attorneys were honored as "2015 Lawyers of the Year": Jeffrey Becker, Michael Boone, Ronald Breaux, Nina Cortell, Henry Flores, David McCombs, and Barry McNeil.

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2014 singled out 49 Haynes and Boone lawyers as leaders in their field and 17 Haynes and Boone practices. The firm's Bankruptcy and Restructuring and Franchise and Distribution practices were recognized in the national rankings.

In 2014, Vault's annual survey of the 100 largest U.S. law firms ranked Haynes and Boone in the top 25 nationally in seven of eight possible rankings, and the firm was Boone ranked no. 8 in Texas in the regional rankings. Haynes and Boone was the only Texas law firm ranked for Best Summer Associate Program.

For the second year in a row, the International Who's Who Legal: Real Estate 2014 authors determined that Haynes and Boone, LLP Real Estate practitioner Ann Saegert is the year's most highly regarded lawyer in its global legal ranking.

In 2014, the Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 2014 legal directory recognized five Haynes and Boone partners: Jeff Wolfson, Randall C. Brown, David L. McCombs, Phillip Philbin and Mark Tidwell. The new guide, which identifies the top patent practitioners in key jurisdictions around the globe based on feedback from market sources compiled during analyst interviews, also designated Haynes and Boone as a "recommended firm" for its Patent Practice Group.

BTI ranked Haynes and Boone in the Celebrity category in its 2014 Client Relationship Scorecard, noting that "The Celebrities outperform nearly 80 percent of the market serving large corporate clients."

Haynes and Boone, LLP attorneys were recognized by Texas Super Lawyers in its 2014 annual list, with seven firm attorneys featured in the Tops of Texas Honors. Nina Cortell was honored in the Top 10 list, and was again featured in the Top 100 list, along with Partners George Bramblett, Jr. and Lynne Liberato. Other listings include: Top 50 Women: Nina Cortell, Anne M. Johnson, Lynne Liberato and Karen Precella; Top 100 DFW: George Bramblett, Nina Cortell and Karen Precella; Top 100 Houston: Lynne Liberato and Kent Rutter; and Top 50 Central/West Texas: Lamont A. Jefferson.

Four Haynes and Boone, LLP partners received the 2013 International Law Office (ILO) and Lexology Client Choice award, an annual award recognizing lawyers around the world who stand apart for the excellent client service provided: David Bell (Intellectual Property: Designs and Trade Secrets), Matthew Deffebach (Employment and Labor), Patrick Hughes (Insolvency & Restructuring) and Matthew Schindel (Commercial Property).

Seven Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers from the Orange County and Silicon Valley offices were included in the 2014 Northern and Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars award listings.

Texas Super Lawyers designated 32 Haynes and Boone lawyers as Rising Stars in 2014, up-and-coming attorneys in their field under the age of 40 or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

Two attorneys were named Super Lawyers in Washington, D.C. in 2014 and two were named Rising Stars.

The local legal community recognized 18 Dallas-based Haynes and Boone lawyers practicing in 13 specialty areas of law in D Magazine's 2014 Best Lawyers in Dallas listing.

Fort Worth, Texas magazine recognized 15 Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers as "2013 Top Attorneys."

Six Haynes and Boone partners were honored in the Business Journals' 2013 "Who's Who in Energy" Directory, which recognized the nation's top energy leaders: Jeff Civins, Buddy Clark, Don Jackson, Diana Liebmann, Mary Mendoza, and Bill Nelson.

In its 2013 edition, The Legal 500 recommended Haynes and Boone for its M&A: Middle-Market and Real Estate practices, along with 15 lawyers from those practices.

Twenty-five attorneys in the New York office of Haynes and Boone, LLP were named outstanding attorneys by Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2013.

Haynes and Boone ranked in overall first place in Above the Law's 2013 "ATL Insider Survey," receiving a 9.5 out of 10, and placing first in Compensation, Hours, Firm Morale, Training and Culture & Colleagues.

World Services Group, an alliance that provides its clients access to cost-effective, efficient and highly skilled foreign counsel, named Haynes and Boone Partner Larry Pascal, co-chair of the International Practice group, its Member of the Year for 2012.

Haynes and Boone was named the 2012 Top Corporate Law Firm in the Dallas-Fort Worth area by Corporate Board Member. Haynes and Boone has earned top marks in DFW ten of the last 11 years.

The Fort Worth office of Haynes and Boone was named one of the Best Places to work in Fort Worth, Texas Magazine, 2012.

The Dallas office of Haynes and Boone was named one of Dallas-Fort Worth's Best Places to Work by the Dallas Business Journal, 2009-2012.

Ten women partners from Haynes and Boone (the most of any law firm) were ranked among the 31 attorneys recognized in D Magazine's Best Women Lawyers in Dallas for 2010.

Haynes and Boone was named by clients and peers as a Go-To Law Firm for the country's top corporations by Corporate Counsel in 2010. The firm was cited for its representations in intellectual property, litigation and labor and employment matters.

The Houston office of Haynes and Boone was named one of that city's Best Places to Work by the Houston Business Journal in 2010.

Haynes and Boone was the first Texas law firm to be awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design® (LEED) Gold certification for commercial interior design by the U.S. Green Building Council. The firm, achieving the recognition for its Dallas-based One Victory Park office in 2010, is also one of only a handful of law firms nationally to achieve the Gold interior designation.

Haynes and Boone received the 2014 M&A Atlas Award Cross Border Deal of the Year - $1-5 Billion for its role in Mylan's acquisition of Agila Specialties from Strides Arcolab.

Corporate INTL Magazine named Haynes and Boone the 2014 China-US Cross Border M&A Law Firm of the Year for California, honoring Shanghai Administrative Partner Liza Mark and Silicon Valley Partner Yan Zhang.

In the 2014 edition of the World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000, the Haynes and Boone, LLP Trademark Practice Group was awarded both a national silver ranking, making it tied for fifth nationally, and a Texas gold ranking, the highest possible. Purvi Patel, Jeff Becker, David Bell, Richard Rochford, Ken Parker and Phil Hampton were also ranked individually.

Latin Lawyer awarded Haynes and Boone, SC its 2013 Restructuring Deal of the Year for serving as counsel to the consenting creditors in the groundbreaking bankruptcy case of Mexico's largest glassmaker, Vitro.

Latin Finance recognized the acquisition by Afore XXI Banorte of Afore Bancomer as its 2013 Domestic M&A Deal of the Year. The $1.6 billion purchase from Spain's Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria was the largest ever in Mexico's pension sector and helped position Afore XXI Banorte as a leader in the industry.

In 2013 and 2014, seven Haynes and Boone partners from three offices have been named IP Stars, and the Intellectual Property Practice Group has been voted to the top Texas tier in the inaugural IP Stars ranking by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine. Also in 2013, Partner Purvi Patel was featured in Managing Intellectual Property's inaugural IP Stars


Our diversity and women initiatives encourage our lawyers to draw upon their unique experiences and backgrounds to develop their careers. Here are a couple of key facts about our lawyers: 1) our lawyers come from 45 states and 26 foreign countries, and 2) they speak 26 different languages, including Spanish, Russian, French, Portuguese, and Chinese.

We strongly believe that cultural and ethnic differences enhance innovation and the delivery of quality legal services to a diverse marketplace. Our beliefs are reflected in our attorney workforce (20 percent of our lawyers are of color and 30 percent are women), ranking us first among Texas-based law firms and well into the top third of the 250 largest firms in the U.S.

Summer associate program

In 2010, Haynes And Boone, LLP had a class of 42 summer associates. 40 of those summer associates were considered for offers. 30 offers were made. The firm did not report how much it pays summer associates.

size of 2010 summer class 42

males 23

females 19

2Ls considered for offers 40

Offers made 30


Haynes and Boone LLP is an international corporate law firm with more than 525 lawyers throughout its 12 offices in Texas, California, New York, Washington, DC,...

More Law Firms in Dallas

At Atrium, we are building technology that lets lawyers provide exceptional legal service better and faster. We are doing that as a team of engineers, designers and lawyers working on legal products for high growth technology companies....

Write an Anonymous Review

Take, for example, the pharmaceutical industry. Not only does misleading or incomplete marketing of name brand name drugs like Avandia lead to health complications or even death, it also places a burden on states by ratcheting up Medicare and Medicaid expenses for drug-related complications. Baron & Budd took on the challenge of holding Avandia manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline accountable by representing thousands of individual Avandia users in a confidential settlement and by representing the State...

Write an Anonymous Review

For 125 years, Jackson Walker has played a vital role in the growth and development of Texas business. Since our founding in 1887, our attorneys have represented some of the most influential companies in the state in key industries that shaped the course of Texas history, including railroads, the media, and oil and gas exploration. Today, we remain firmly rooted in Texas, serving clients across the globe. Our commitment to those clients remains the same: to provide practical, effective solutions...

Write an Anonymous Review

Legal Recruiters in Dallas

BCG Attorney Search

Since the year 2000, the founder of BCG Attorney Search, Harrison Barnes, and his expert legal recruiters have placed thousands of attorneys and are at the top of their field in servicing attorneys. These businesses include the largest and most popular legal job site in the world, LawCrossing; the l...

Rank 1

Wegman Partners, LLC

Everything we do is driven by our objective to secure the success of our clients. It is a lasting statement of what we are about and how we go about our business. We provide a full range of legal recruiting services in a team-based environment, working hard for our clients to deliver the very ...

Rank 35

Amicus Search Group LLC

Amicus Search Group was founded by Alysa Schildcrout and Lee Allbritton, two veteran attorney recruiters. The Amicus Search team consists of qualified, experienced attorney recruiters with years of experience in placing attorneys in the most desirable law firm and in-house jobs....

Rank 76