Chambers USA has once again recognized Porter Hedges’ Construction Practice among the leading practices in Texas (Band 1) in its 2014 law firm rankings. This client driven survey has named Porter Hedges in the top band for construction firms in Texas for ten consecutive years, more than any other firm in the state.
Clients note the construction team is known for the following:
"Most impressive is their attorneys' subject matter knowledge and responsiveness to their clients' needs."
"They are calm, professional and extremely supportive."
"They can easily explain any issue to new professionals in the firm as well as to the seasoned veterans."
Individual acknowledgment as “Leaders in Their Field” for the construction practice in Texas was received by David Peden (Band 1), who is singled out for his “ability to provide practical solutions to problems;” Allison Snyder (Band 2) who is recognized as a well-known and respected arbitrator in the construction industry; and John Hawkins (Band 3) who "brings to bear his background as an architect and his experience as a litigator in professional lawsuits." (See here.)
Overall, Porter Hedges has seven practice areas and twelve lawyers ranked in the Chambers USA guide. The Energy: Oil & Gas Transactional practice received national recognition among the leading practices in the country. The Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy / Restructuring, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity, Corporate / M&A, and Environmental Practices were also recognized among leading practices in Texas.
Chambers USA is a comprehensive legal guide ranking firms and lawyers nationally and state-by-state. The Chambers rankings are based on feedback from in-house counsel 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, conducting more than 10,000 interviews over a six-month period.
To review Porter Hedges’ complete results and read the editorial commentary by Chambers researchers, please click here.