The lawyers at Andrews Kurth might carry 10-gallon briefcases in lieu of cowboy hats. A leading Texas-based law firm, Andrews Kurth operates a total of ten offices, including seven in the US and three international outposts. Overall, the firm has more than 400 lawyers. Andrews Kurth is prominent in corporate securities and energy work and has established itself in the international arena. Additional practice areas include bankruptcy, environmental law, labor issues, litigation, and real estate. Andrews Kurth, which was founded by Frank Andrews in 1902, merged with Texas-based Mayor, Day, Caldwell & Keeton in 2001.