Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP has been recognized among the top law firms in Texas, earning high rankings in Chambers USA's prestigious annual survey of the U.S. legal industry.
Gardere ranked among the nation's top business law firms for Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) matters, and among the top business firms in Texas in nine practice areas highlighted in the Chambers USA Guide: America's Leading Business Lawyers 2010 survey. The Firm has been recognized for its work on behalf of clients in Antitrust, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Construction, Corporate/M&A, Environment, Insurance, Labor & Employment, Real Estate and Tax matters.
Additionally, 24 of the Firm's lawyers, representing 14 practice areas, were recognized among the best attorneys in Texas in their respective fields, including:
Antitrust, Curtis L. Frisbie Jr., Dallas; Randy D. Gordon, Dallas
Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Stephen McCartin, Dallas; John P. Melko, Houston; Holland N. O'Neil, Dallas; Richard M. Roberson, Dallas; Deirdre B. Ruckman, Dallas
Construction, D. Steven Henry, Dallas
Corporate/M&A, Larry Schoenbrun, Dallas
Environment, Richard O. Faulk, Houston; Frances E. Phillips, Dallas
Immigration, Irina Plumlee, Dallas
Insurance, James Cooper, Houston; John R. Pearson, Houston
Insurance: Regulation, Kimberly A. Yelkin, Austin
Intellectual Property, Steven E. Ross, Dallas
Labor & Employment, Ronald Gaswirth, Dallas; Neil Martin, Houston
Real Estate, Kevin L. Kelley, Dallas; Clifford J. Risman, Dallas
Tax, Allen B. Craig III, Houston
Tax: Litigation, Val J. Albright, Dallas; Cym H. Lowell, Dallas
Technology: Corporate & Commercial, Peter S. Vogel, Dallas
In addition to the Texas rankings, three partners received national recognition for their practices. Marshall J. Doke Jr., a partner in the Dallas office, was recognized for his work in Government Contracts, Clifford J. Rismanwas recognized for his work in Leisure & Hospitality, and N.L. "Larry" Stevens III, a partner in the Houston office, was singled out for his transactional work in Energy: Oil & Gas.
Complete rankings appear in Chambers USA Guide: America's Leading Business Lawyers 2010 and can be found online at http://www.chambersandpartners.com.
Published annually by London-based Chambers & Partners, the Chambers USA guide recognizes the top business law firms and leading individual attorneys in the United States. The firms and attorneys are selected for the merit-based listing based upon interviews with thousands of clients, attorneys and third-party experts across the U.S.