Fulbright & Jaworski
|No. of attorneys||Approximately 750; 3,800 total in Norton Rose Fulbright|
|Major practice areas||Disputes, transactions, intellectual property, regulatory|
|Company type||Limited liability partnership|
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. (now Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP), was founded in Houston in 1919 by R.C. Fulbright. On June 3, 2013, the firm became part of the global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, a Swiss verein.
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP has a long history of representing clients in the energy, financial and healthcare industries. As trustees of the M.D. Anderson Foundation, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP partners were instrumental in the establishment of the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical system in the world. During its first 50 years, the firm’s transportation work included representing the Port of Houston and industries along the Houston Ship Channel.
The late Leon Jaworski, a partner in the firm, headed the investigations into Nazi war crimes during World War II, resulting in the Nuremberg trials. He also served as Assistant to the Attorney General of the United States in the 1963 civil rights case involving James Meredith’s admission to the University of Mississippi, then as Watergate Special Prosecutor, 1973-74.