Chambers USA Rankings Feature 25 Gardere Attorneys and 11 Practice Areas

23 May 2014 News

Once again, Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is recognized among the best law firms in the nation by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, earning national recognition for its work in the areas of Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) and Leisure & Hospitality. In addition, Gardere Partners Marshall J. Doke Jr., Douglas K. Eyberg, Cynthia Nelson, Clifford J. Risman and N.L. "Larry" Stevens III earned individual national recognition by the publication.

"We are privileged to again be recognized by Chambers USA, one of the most prestigious guides to the nation’s best law firms," says Gardere Chair Holland N. O'Neil. "This recognition is a direct reflection of the hard work our attorneys put forth on behalf of our clients day in and day out. We are extremely honored that our clients recognize our efforts by providing such positive feedback to help us achieve this honor."

The Firm received recognition by Chambers USA for its work in Texas in the fields of Antitrust, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Environment, Insurance, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, Real Estate and Tax.

The following attorneys earned individual recognition for their outstanding work in Texas:

Val J. Albright - Tax: Litigation
Mark W. Bayer - Antitrust
James Cooper - Insurance
Allen B. Craig III - Tax
Scott D. Deatherage - Environment
Craig B. Florence - Litigation: General Commercial
Curtis L. Frisbie Jr. - Antitrust
Ronald M. Gaswirth - Labor & Employment
Randy D. Gordon - Antitrust
Kevin L. Kelley - Real Estate
Stephen A. McCartin - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
John P. Melko - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Holland N. O'Neil - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Alan J. Perkins - Corporate/M&A
Frances E. Phillips - Environment
Clifford J. Risman - Real Estate
Deirdre B. Ruckman - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Peter S. Vogel - Technology: Corporate & Commercial
Catherine Webking - Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity)
Kimberly A. Yelkin - Insurance: Regulation

Also earning Chambers USA recognition was Partner Richard M. Roberson. Mr. Roberson, who was recognized for his work in the area of Bankruptcy/Restructuring, recently passed away after battling illness.

Gardere is consistently recognized as a leading law firm in the Latin American market by Chambers: Latin America, with the 2014 guide highlighting the Firm for its work in Competition/Antitrust, Insurance, Real Estate and Tax. In addition, earlier this year, Dallas Partners Holland N. O'Neil, Frances E. Phillips and Deirdre B. Ruckman were named to the short list of nominees for Chambers USA Women in Law Awards 2014.

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 demonstrated the top technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients.