Gardere Attorneys Earn High Marks in Chambers USA 2012

07 June 2012 News

Eleven practice areas and 25 attorneys at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP are recognized in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business published by London-based Chambers and Partners. Of particular note are Gardere's high marks in Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) and Leisure & Hospitality, two thriving industries in Texas and throughout the Southwest. Gardere received nationwide recognition in these areas.

The following attorneys have been designated leaders in their field in the 2012 edition:

  • Val J. Albright, Dallas, Tax: Litigation
  • Eric A. Blumrosen, Houston, Corporate/M&A
  • James Cooper, Houston, Insurance
  • Allen B. Craig, III, Houston, Tax
  • Marshall J. Doke, Jr., Dallas, Government: Government Contracts [Nationwide]
  • Richard O. Faulk, Houston, Environment
  • Curtis L. Frisbie, Jr., Dallas, Antitrust
  • Ronald M. Gaswirth, Dallas, Labor & Employment
  • Randy D. Gordon, Dallas, Antitrust
  • Gregory A. Harwell, Dallas, Construction
  • D. Steven Henry, Dallas, Construction
  • Kevin L. Kelley, Dallas, Real Estate
  • John P. Melko, Houston, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Cynthia Nelson, Dallas, Leisure & Hospitality [Nationwide]
  • Holland N. O'Neil, Dallas, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Alan J. Perkins, Dallas, Corporate/M&A
  • Frances E. Phillips, Dallas, Environment
  • Clifford J. Risman, Dallas, Leisure & Hospitality [Nationwide], Real Estate
  • Richard M. Roberson, Dallas, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Deirdre B. Ruckman, Dallas, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Larry Schoenbrun, Dallas, Corporate/M&A
  • N.L. Stevens III, Houston, Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) [Nationwide]
  • Samantha Trahan, Houston, Insurance
  • Peter S. Vogel, Dallas, Technology: Corporate & Commercial
  • Kimberly A. Yelkin, Austin, Insurance: Regulation

The following Firm practices were recognized: Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) [Nationwide]; Leisure & Hospitality [Nationwide]; Antitrust; Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Construction; Corporate/M&A; Environment; Insurance; Labor & Employment; Real Estate; and Tax.

Chambers and Partners has been publishing annual merit-based surveys of the legal profession for more than 20 years and its guides are among the most well-respected in the world. Researchers conduct in-depth interviews with thousands of industry-leading clients and lawyers within key legal markets to measure the strengths and reputations of firms across the nation. 

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