Ms Catherine Hood > Bracewell LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Bracewell LLP
31 W. 52nd Street
Suite 1900
New York, NY 10019
United States


Cathy has extensive experience advising public utilities and competitive energy issuers on securities offerings. She represents issuers, underwriters and institutional investors in the full range of debt, equity and hybrid securities offerings by such issuers, including offerings of first mortgage and collateral trust bonds, green bonds, unsecured notes, tax-exempt debt, debt for projects, high-yield debt, and common and preferred equity. She also represents energy and utility companies in commercial lending transactions.


Cornell Law School, J.D., 1987, cum laude; Harvard University, A.B., 1984, magna cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Capital markets: debt offerings

Bracewell LLP is primarily known for representing energy businesses and financial institutions in capital markets offerings. It has a niche in advising community banking organisations and is a growing force in representing underwriters. The firm is noted for capital markets offerings by electric and gas utilities, along with MLPs. Houston partners William Anderson and Charles Still are experienced names in energy sector capital markets transactions, with New York partners Todd Eckland and Catherine Hood providing additional senior-level experience in investment grade and high-yield debt deals in a variety of sectors; both are also close to key underwriters. Troy Harder is another key partner in Houston.