With strong North American roots originating in Chicago in 1853, Winston & Strawn serves businesses—from Fortune 500 corporations and financial institutions to small and midsize companies—from across America. In the 1970s, our law firm began expanding beyond Chicago and today has offices in Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C.
Our established presence across North America allows our law firm to efficiently and effectively meet our clients’ legal needs. With the most recent openings in Dallas and Silicon Valley to serve clients in intellectual property, commercial litigation, and corporate and financial matters, to expanding our presence in New York to better assist clients with their financial services needs, we have the experience to advance our clients’ business objectives in the United States and abroad.
With more than 800 attorneys across the United States, we work together to resolve challenging deals and complex cases. We are proud of our people, the interesting matters we handle, and the impressive clients we serve.
HoustonWinston & Strawn LLP
1111 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77002-5242
Phone: +1 713-651-2600
Fax: +1 713-651-2700
Winston & Strawn opened its Houston office in March 2011 with a prominent team of litigation attorneys well known for their extensive experience handling complex intellectual property and commercial litigation matters. The office has diversified to include a corporate practice group, expanded complex commercial litigation capabilities, significant bankruptcy litigation and restructuring experience, and an energy practice focusing on oil and gas transactions and projects. Houston’s robust business climate, large concentration of Fortune 500 companies, and growing economy position this office to be a prime location from which we can serve our clients in wide range of industries.
This office’s proficiency in intellectual property covers all aspects of patent, trademark, and trade secret litigation, as well as Section 337 claims before the International Trade Commission. With nearly all of our IP attorneys possessing technical degrees, we represent the world’s leading innovators in matters spanning a wide range of technologies and industries, such as energy (including oil and gas), electronics, computers, telecommunications, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and agribusiness.
Commercial litigation experience includes bankruptcy, restructuring, breach of contract, business torts, securities, antitrust, product liability, consumer fraud, class action litigation, and other disputes covering many industry sectors. The group also has significant appellate and international arbitration capabilities. The corporate practice group includes expertise in the mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, and securities.
Our growing energy practice focuses on energy and resource projects and transactions, as well as a wide variety of commercial and operational matters. Our attorneys have experience representing exploration and production companies, oilfield services and equipment firms, pipeline and other midstream companies, as well as refiners and petrochemical companies.
The Houston office has a strong commitment to community and offers multiple opportunities for both attorneys and staff to contribute time, services, and donations to a variety of organizations. Attorneys support the firm’s strong commitment to pro bono with significant hours devoted to cases involving immigration and asylum matters, human rights abuses, and social justice. In October 2016, the office was named a finalist in Houston Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” awards.
The entry to the building garage is on Dallas. The street level entry to the building is on Louisiana, closer to Lamar.