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Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with 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 about 650 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.

Every law firm believes culture is an important component of success. Haynes Boone’s culture is truly unique and provides our firm with strength and stability. Our culture is defined by our collaborative work environment and by putting our clients’ interests first.

Although we often emphasize the “internal” aspects of our culture, the linchpin is outstanding client service and recognizing that our internal operations must support our clients’ best interests. To further our goals, we focus on recruiting self-motivated lawyers with a strong work ethic, and we encourage communication and accountability. We continually focus on developing cutting-edge practices to create a working environment that provides the most interesting and challenging work experiences.

We carry with us the progressive, entrepreneurial spirit that has always animated our firm. We’ve always worked differently than other firms. We are committed to remaining forward-thinking and preparing for the dynamically changing world of business law.

We serve businesses around the world, including 30 percent of 2022 Fortune 100 companies on substantial basis, in a wide variety of industries, including energy, technology, aviation, transportation and healthcare.

Chambers Global 2023 recognized Haynes Boone in seven international practice categories in the United States, United Kingdom, and Mexico. Chambers UK 2023 ranked three firm practices and seven lawyers among the best in London. Chambers USA 2022 recognized 63 of our lawyers and 26 practices at the state and national levels.

 

Serving Clients Globally and Personally

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with 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 about 650 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.

Every law firm believes culture is an important component of success. Haynes Boone’s culture is truly unique and provides our firm with strength and stability. Our culture is defined by our collaborative work environment and by putting our clients’ interests first.

Although we often emphasize the “internal” aspects of our culture, the linchpin is outstanding client service and recognizing that our internal operations must support our clients’ best interests. To further our goals, we focus on recruiting self-motivated lawyers with a strong work ethic, and we encourage communication and accountability. We continually focus on developing cutting-edge practices to create a working environment that provides the most interesting and challenging work experiences.

We carry with us the progressive, entrepreneurial spirit that has always animated our firm. We’ve always worked differently than other firms. We are committed to remaining forward-thinking and preparing for the dynamically changing world of business law.

We serve businesses around the world, including 30 percent of 2022 Fortune 100 companies on substantial basis, in a wide variety of industries, including energy, technology, aviation, transportation and healthcare.

Chambers Global 2023 recognized Haynes Boone in seven international practice categories in the United States, United Kingdom, and Mexico. Chambers UK 2023 ranked three firm practices and seven lawyers among the best in London. Chambers USA 2022 recognized 63 of our lawyers and 26 practices at the state and national levels.

 

Vision of Success

Excellence in diversity and inclusion is a Haynes Boone core value. We recruit the best and the brightest and seek to attract, retain, and promote individuals who reflect the global marketplace, our clients, and the communities we serve. We strive to create an environment in which each individual at every level has the opportunity to succeed professionally, regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, parental status, race, religion, sexual orientation, and/or socio-economic experiences. We recognize that our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion enhances our other core values of commitment to client service and a teamwork culture.

 

Global Reach

We have long served clients’ global business activities by building cross-border practice  capabilities, strategically adding international legal experience and establishing working relationships with leading law firms throughout the world. We have assisted clients doing business in more than 100 countries with lawyers who are fluent in nearly 30 languages.

Haynes Boone has been focused and deliberate in its global geographic expansion. Our Mexico City office, established in 1994 and one of the most active in Mexico among U.S. law firms, has been serving clients in both Mexico and the U.S. for more than 25 years. In June 2013, we opened our Shanghai office to better serve our Asia-based clients. In 2016, Haynes Boone entered the London market through a merger with a London law firm to provide enhanced English law capabilities in international business transactions and dispute resolution for our clients on a worldwide basis.

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our 11 Actions for Meaningful Change

Creating a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace takes a strong commitment to making real, meaningful change. The following 11 steps outline our top-down, bottom-up approach to establishing a culture of inclusion, where each person is empowered, has a voice in decision-making, feels a sense of belonging and has opportunities for advancement.

These are our 11 Actions for Meaningful Change:

  1. Assign value to DEI
  2. Create a succession planning process with a Mansfield Rule-like requirement
  3. Demonstrate commitment of firm leadership
  4. Examine current attorney recruitment processes
  5. Examine promotions and appointments processes
  6. Foster a positive and inclusive environment for all
  7. Institute ongoing mandatory education and training
  8. Integrate DEI into all marketing materials
  9. Evaluate optimal work allocation systems for associates
  10. Enhance integration for black attorneys
  11. Encourage real-time feedback to all associates

 

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Impact Report 2020-2021

On a daily basis, in ways big and small, we take steps as a firm to be a market leader in diversity, equity and inclusion and to make a positive impact on society. Thankfully, these steps add up, yielding significant, measurable progress as captured by our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Impact Report, 2020-2021.

See our full diversity report.