Houston’s Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler Earns National Ranking in Chambers USA

Law firm recognized among oil & gas elite for regulatory, litigation work

Press Release

HOUSTON – The Houston-based oil and natural gas pipeline law firm Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler PLLC has earned selection among the top firms nationally for its oil and gas regulatory and litigation work in the prestigious legal guide Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Described as “a premier oil pipeline practice,” the firm is home to five lawyers who received individual national rankings in the 2016 Chambers USA guide. They are name partners and firm co-founders Charles F. Caldwell, Michelle T. Boudreaux and Dean H. Lefler, along with special counsel Henry S. May and partner Albert S. Tabor Jr., both listed as “Senior Statesmen.”

Mr. Caldwell, who advises pipeline companies on complex regulatory issues, is listed in Band 1, the highest ranking. The Chambers USA guide calls him “one of the best and most experienced lawyers dealing with liquid pipeline regulation in the country.”

Chambers USA calls Ms. Boudreaux “highly regarded for her litigation expertise,” and says Mr. Lefler is “much sought after to advise on regulation” of rates and tariffs. Mr. May is “an enormously experienced, well-known and respected pipeline lawyer,” and Mr. Tabor is a “seasoned” pipeline lawyer with “great industry connections,” the publication says

Chambers USA ranks leading law firms and practitioners in 190 countries and in select regions around the world. Rankings are based on client feedback and independent research conducted by Chambers and Partners, the London-based publisher of Chambers USA. To see the full discussion of the firm and its lawyers, visit:

Houston-based Caldwell Boudreaux Lefler PLLC is an oil and natural gas pipeline law firm that combines a deep bench of highly experienced energy attorneys with the nimbleness of a small firm. The firm’s attorneys have spent years helping companies in the pipeline industry successfully navigate the maze of state and federal energy regulations. They bring an unrivaled breadth of experience to each regulatory issue, transaction, and development project, providing clients with up-to-date understandings of critical regulatory developments. Learn more at

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