Chambers USA 2020 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 2020 law firm rankings. The firm had ten lawyers ranked in five practice areas..


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

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

“It has a strong oil and gas sector team that does quality work.”

“They are a great provider of legal services. They're leanly staffed and cost-effective while maintaining high-end work product.”

“very impressed with them. They provide good legal advice at really good rates.”

Jeremy Mouton “knows how these deals work, making it a little easier to get it done."

Banking & Finance (Band 5)

  • Nick Sorensen (Band 2)

“really, really impressed with the team - it is really knowledgeable.”

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 2)

  • John Higgins (Band 1)
  • Joshua Wolfshohl (Band 3)

 In 2019, Chambers USA Names Porter Hedges “Bankruptcy Firm of the Year” in Texas.

“The team is thoughtful and detail-oriented and can handle virtually any situation that arises in a restructuring or bankruptcy.”

"excellent lawyers in this market."

“unsurpassed knowledge of local procedures and the idiosyncrasies of the judges in Houston.”

John Higgins has “incredible knowledge of the law” and is “always responsive and presents alternatives for solving complex problems.”

Joshua Wolfshohl “combines a considerable amount of bankruptcy expertise with a practical and pragmatic approach to problem solving."   

Construction (Band 1)

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

Porter Hedges’ Construction Practice is ranked for the 16th consecutive year, the most of any construction practice in Texas.

Allison Snyder is a "very impressive attorney who is both knowledgeable and brilliant," as well as "a fundamental part of the construction legal sector in Texas."

Amy Wolfshohl is recommended as a "well thought of and highly capable attorney."

Construction: Alternative Dispute Resolution

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

Corporate/M&A (Band 5)

“The team is just so responsive and informative.”

“deep bench of resources.”


Energy & Natural Resources

  • Ray Lees (Band 2)

Ray is “held in high esteem for his longstanding oil and gas practice. He is well versed in wide-ranging transactions arising from the industry, including joint ventures and acquisitions.”

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.