Chambers USA 2017 Guide Recognizes Porter Hedges Among Country's Leading Law Firms


Chambers USA has once again ranked Porter Hedges - nationally, in Texas, and in Oklahoma - among the leading firms in its 2017 law firm rankings. Eight practice areas and sixteen lawyers were ranked as follows:

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) (Band 4)

  • C. Randall King (Band 4)
  • Robert Thomas (Band 4)
  • Jeremy Mouton (Recognized Practitioner)

 “The team as a whole is extraordinary to work with, I get the small firm relationship with the resources of a large firm.”

Banking & Finance (Band 5)

  • Nick Sorensen (Band 2)
  • Joyce Soliman (Recognized Practitioner)

“They have a good open line of communication and they’re very helpful if anything comes up with an old deal, or with a new deal.”

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 3)

  • John Higgins (Band 1)
  • Joshua Wolfshohl (Band 4)
  • Eric English (Up and Coming)

“Strong capability in the energy and healthcare sectors. Excels at contentious and noncontentious reorganizations, as well as matters arising in the oil and gas industries.”

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (Band 4)

  • Robert Reedy (Band 3)

“Established firm that regularly represents issuers from the energy sector and underwriters across the spectrum of capital markets transactions.”

Construction (Band 1)

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

Porter Hedges’ Construction Practice is ranked for the 13th consecutive year, the most of any construction practice in Texas.

“Outstanding team noted for its handling of all aspects of construction projects in such areas as the commercial, energy and industrial fields. Strong litigation practice with additional experience in ADR proceedings.”

Construction: Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • David Peden (Band 1)
  • Allison Snyder (Band 1)

Corporate/M&A (Band 5)
“It is a very good firm to work with – professional service for fair prices.”


  • Ragna Henrichs (Band 4)

Litigation: Energy & Natural Resources

  • Gene Nettles (Band 3)

Litigation: General Commercial (Recognized Practitioner)

Real Estate (Recognized Practitioner)



  • Ray Lees (Band 2)

“He has years of experience in the deal-making trenches, a keen sense of the terms that drive value and the ability to provide sound advice on the navigation of difficult negotiations.”

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 ranking 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.