Chambers USA 2019 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 2019 law firm rankings. Six practice areas and thirteen lawyers were ranked as follows:


Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) (Band 3)

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

“Offers a robust oil and gas transactional team with experience in upstream and midstream deals.”

“Particularly knowledgeable in the sale and disposition of US shale assets as well as on joint venture structuring and deal financing.”

Banking & Finance (Band 5)

  • Nick Sorensen (Band 2)

“Full-service commercial firm with a robust finance practice and core client base which includes both lenders and borrowers.”

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 2)

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

“a strong team and highly sophisticated practice.”

“Strong capability in the energy and healthcare sectors.”

Construction (Band 1)

  • John Hawkins (Band 3)
  • David Peden (Band 1)
  • Allison Snyder (Band 2)
  • Amy Wolfshohl (Up and Coming)

Porter Hedges’ Construction Practice is ranked for the 15th consecutive year, the most of any construction practice in Texas.

"They are easy to work with, I've always had a good experience with the firm," remarks a client. "They have a solid understanding of the construction market in Texas.”

Construction: Alternative Dispute Resolution

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

Corporate/M&A (Band 5)

“Houston-based firm that assists clients operating in an array of industries with matters around the country, with a particular focus on the energy sector.”

“Well versed in the representation of private equity funds, independent board committees and public and privately held companies.”


  • Ragna Henrichs (Band 4)

“good regulatory practice and business-oriented approach.”

Real Estate (Recognized Practitioner)


Energy & Natural Resources

  • Ray Lees (Band 2)

“excellent lawyer who does excellent work.”

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