Bracewell elects Daniel Connolly and Bryan Dumesnil to company board


Daniel S. Connolly – Connolly, who is the managing partner of Bracewell’s New York office, will serve a third term on the executive committee. A trial and appeals lawyer with experience that includes senior positions in the Office of the Manhattan district attorney and the New York Mayor‘s Office, Connolly represents clients from various industries such as banking and pharmaceuticals in a wide range of white-collar defense and regulatory compliance investigations, as well as class actions and complex commercial litigation. He was named the 2021 Northeast Pioneer by American lawyer and a New York Trailblazer 2020 by New York Law Journal. Connolly graduated with honors from Hamilton College and cum laude graduated from American University Law School.

Bryan S. Dumesnil – Dumesnil is a litigation partner at Bracewell’s Houston office and chairman of the firm’s financial institutions litigation practice. He also sits on the partners’ evaluation committee. Dumesnil represents commercial clients in various civil litigation, including contractual litigation, commercial tort, energy related litigation, and securities and derivative litigation. He also represents financial institutions and clients in the financial services industry in complex litigation, such as consumer class actions, priority litigation, syndication and participation agreements, investment fraud claims and Ponzi schemes and the liability claims of traditional lenders. In 2021, Dumesnil was ranked among the leading lawyers by America’s best avocados. He is a magna cum laude graduated from Texas A&M University and Baylor Law School.

About Bracewell LLP

Bracewell is a leading law and government relations firm serving primarily the energy, infrastructure, finance and technology industries around the world. Our industry focus translates into comprehensive and cutting-edge knowledge of the business, legal and government challenges our clients face and enables us to provide innovative solutions to facilitate transactions and resolve disputes.

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