Texas Lawyer’s editorial department is pleased to announce the winners of our 2015 Legal Departments of the Year awards. We have selected corporate legal departments from Texas-based companies that stand out in seven specific categories of achievement: General, GC of the Year, Outside-Counsel Management, Solo, Diversity and Quality of Life, Pro Bono and Community Leadership, and Rising Star. The winners will be honored at an awards reception on Dec. 2 at the Four Seasons in Houston.

General Winner: Energy Future Holdings Corp.
Energy Future Holdings Legal Team: ‘See it. Own it. Solve it.’
Restructuring more than $40 billion in debt in bankruptcy proceedings would be a major undertaking for any company’s legal department.