Five attorneys from Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP and two of the Firm's practice areas have earned national recognition in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. An additional 23 attorneys and eight Firm practice areas are highlighted in the exclusive listing as being among the best in Texas.
Gardere is recognized among the country's top law firms for Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) matters, with Partner Douglas K. Eyberg, leader of Gardere's Energy Practice Group, and Partner N.L. "Larry" Stevens III earning national recognition as leaders in the energy field.
Gardere also earned high marks nationally based on the Firm's work in Leisure & Hospitality law, with Gardere's Hospitality Industry Team Chair Clifford J. Risman and Partner Cynthia Nelson being singled out for national recognition.
Mr. Risman also received high marks based on his work in Texas Real Estate matters. Partner Marshall J. Doke Jr. earned national honors for his work in Government Contracts.
The following attorneys, in addition to Mr. Risman, are designated leaders in their respective fields in Texas:
Val J. Albright - Tax: Litigation
Mark W. Bayer - Antitrust
Eric A. Blumrosen - Corporate/M&A
James Cooper - Insurance
Allen B. Craig III - Tax
Scott D. Deatherage - Environment
Richard O. Faulk - Environment
Curtis L. Frisbie Jr. - Antitrust
Ronald M. Gaswirth - Labor & Employment
Randy D. Gordon - Antitrust
Gregory A. Harwell - Construction
D. Steven Henry - Construction
Kevin L. Kelley - Real Estate
John P. Melko - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Holland N. O'Neil - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Alan J. Perkins - Corporate/M&A
Frances E. Phillips - Environment
Richard M. Roberson - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Deirdre B. Ruckman - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Larry Schoenbrun - Corporate/M&A
Peter S. Vogel - Technology: Corporate & Commercial
Catherine Webking - Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity)
Kimberly A. Yelkin - Insurance: Regulation
Chambers USA recognized the Firm's Texas practice groups covering Antitrust, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Construction, Corporate/M&A, Environment, Insurance, Real Estate and Tax law.
With more than 20 years of experience and 140 full-time researchers, Chambers and Partners is respected worldwide for its thorough guides to the legal profession. Chambers bases its rankings on thousands of phone interviews with attorneys and clients that identify those lawyers and law firms that demonstrate the top technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients.