Chambers USA has once again recognized Porter Hedges both nationally and in Texas among the leading firms and lawyers in several practice areas in its 2014 law firm rankings. Seven practice areas and thirteen lawyers were ranked as follows:
Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) (Band 4)
- C. Randall King (Band 4)
- Robert Thomas (Band 4)
Porter Hedges is the only regional firm ranked on the national oil and gas transactional list
Banking & Finance (Band 5)
"Professional, high-level service at a reasonable price. "
Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 3)
"They're our go-to firm for bankruptcy issues."
Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (Band 4)
"I call, they answer and they give sound advice. I trust the team completely."
Construction (Band 1)
- John Hawkins (Band 3)
- Allison Snyder (Band 2)
- David Peden (Band 1)
"They are calm, professional and extremely supportive."
"Most impressive is their attorneys' subject matter knowledge and responsiveness to their clients' needs."
"They can easily explain any issue to new professionals in the firm as well as to the seasoned veterans."
Corporate/M&A (Band 5)
Environment (Band 4)
"Based on my experience, I am of the opinion that Porter Hedges maintains very high standards for its attorneys."
Litigation (Recognized Practice)
- Jeff Elkin (Recognized Practitioner)
Editorial comments on each practice based on Chambers’ extensive market research are linked above. To review the full firm results, click here. To review all of the Texas rankings by practice area, click here.
The Chambers USA Guide is a comprehensive legal guide ranking firms and lawyers nationally and state-by-state. The Chambers rankings are based on feedback from in-house clients and legal peers. The rankings cover all major practice areas at the national level, as well as within each state. Chambers followed a comprehensive national strategy, surveying more than 10,000 interviews over a six-month period.