Headquartered in Dallas, it’s no surprise the culture at Haynes and Boone is as supportive and social as its Southern roots. With friendly colleagues and invested partners, associates get top-notch legal experience at a firm where they feel welcome. From its roots in Dallas-area corporate securities law, Haynes and Boone has expanded to 18 offices across the U.S. and abroad. Although much of its bread and butter remains with the Texas corporate scene, Haynes and Boone has used its presence in Shanghai and Mexic...
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Haynes and Boone hires diverse, well-rounded candidates who will contribute positively to the firm’s culture. Associates take pride in the firm’s collaborative, friendly environment where fellow attorneys and staff genuinely care about one another. Partners consistently demonstrate investment in their associates—they are open to questions and generous with ongoing feedback. The firm hosts regular town hall meetings to discuss firmwide matters, but compensation is an area where associates wish there was more transparency. Some associates think the firm could divide up work more evenly, but they otherwise find the 2,000-hour billable requirement to be reasonable. They’re also satisfied with compensation, as salary and bonuses are market. Associates have the opportunity to handle sub...
From its roots in Dallas-area corporate securities law, Haynes and Boone has expanded to 18 offices across the U.S. and abroad. Although much of its bread and butter remains with the Texas corporate scene, Haynes and Boone has used its presence in Shanghai and Mexico City to profit from Latin American and Chinese energy deals and international trade.
Like Teacher, Like Student
With $1,600 and a handful of small clients, Richard Haynes opened a solo law office in Dallas in 1964 while moonlighting as a securities law seminar teacher at Southern Methodist University School of Law. Michael Boone joined Haynes’ office when he graduated in 1967, after impressing Haynes as a student in his classroom; the firm became Haynes and Boone three years later. Over the n...
After 44 years of success, our commitment to excellence remains our utmost priority. We are built on a foundation of strength that enables us to continually be a top-tier law firm of international scope and global capabilities.
The scope of business is becoming increasingly focused on international corporate transactions, financing and partnerships. Haynes and Boone maintains operating principals founded on teamwork, a healthy working environment and a strong work ethic, which allow us to seamlessly serve clients across time zones, borders and boundaries.