Chambers USA 2015 Guide Recognizes Porter Hedges Among the Country’s Leading Law Firms


Chambers USA has once again ranked Porter Hedges both nationally, in Texas, and in Oklahoma among the leading firms and lawyers in several practice areas in its 2015 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)

  • Nick H Sorensen (Band 2)

“They do a good job, fitting a niche in the marketplace. High quality work."

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 3)

  • John Higgins (Band 1)
  • Joshua Wolfshohl (Up and Coming)

"You find a lot of very professional lawyers who aren't aggressive, but I found that these guys had the perfect balance."

"The team does a great job, soup to nuts!"

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (Band 4)

  • Robert Reedy (Band 3)

Construction (Band 1)

  • John Hawkins (Band 2)
  • Allison Snyder (Band 2)
  • David Peden (Band 1)

"Regularly reported all significant developments in a timely fashion, and always responded to various requests and inquiries as soon as reasonably possible."

"I don't think I could find a better or more competent firm."

Corporate/M&A (Band 5)

Environment (Band 4)

  • Ragna Henrichs (Band 4)

"From a subject matter expertise standpoint their professionals are very solid. In customer service they are thorough and prompt."

"The attorneys give me a uniformly positive experience. They are very good at picking up the phone to draw my attention to smaller matters, but give me plenty of notice and look out for me, which I really appreciate."

Litigation (Recognized Practice)



  • Ray Lees (Band 2)

Editorial comments on each practice based on Chambers’ extensive market research are linked above. 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.