Founded in 1964, Haynes and Boone is a law firm that provides services in the areas of appellate, intellectual property, tax, investment funds, bankruptcy and business restructuring, employee benefits and executive compensation, and franchise and distribution. It serves the aviation, energy, finance, environmental, health care, real estate, and securities and capital markets. The firm offers legal services in the fields of corporate governance, government contracts, venture capital, antitrust and competition, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, and workouts and recapitalizations. Haynes and Boone also provides estate planning and financial crisis advisory and litigation services. It maintains a staff of more than 500 lawyers in over 10 offices worldwide.