Chambers USA Rankings Feature 25 Gardere Attorneys and 11 Practice Areas

Top Quote Gardere Wynne Sewell earns Chambers USA national recognition for its Energy Transaction and Leisure & Hospitality work. End Quote
  • Dallas, TX (1888PressRelease) May 24, 2014 - 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.

    Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an Am Law 200 firm founded in 1909 and one of the Southwest's largest full-service law firms, has offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and Mexico City. Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in the areas of corporate, energy, environmental, financial services, government affairs, hospitality, intellectual property, international, labor and employment, litigation, private equity, real estate and tax.

    For more information, contact Dorothy L. Seals at 214.999.4019 or dseals ( @ ) gardere dot com.

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