The Best Lawyers in America 2022 Recognizes Porter Hedges

Recognition
08.19.2021

Twenty six lawyers from Porter Hedges were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2022. In addition, six lawyers were selected as “Ones to Watch” for 2022.

Robert Reedy was also named "Lawyer of the Year" for Securities / Capital Markets Law. 

The individual attorneys who were recognized include the following:

Best Lawyers

Houston
Laura Alaniz – Employment Law – Management
John O. Brentin – Trusts and Estates
George S. Craft – Real Estate Law
Ephraim del Pozo – Banking and Finance Law
Eric M. English – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Lauren B. Harris – Appellate
John R. Hawkins – Construction Law
Ragna Henrichs – Environmental Law
John F. Higgins – Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy
Miranda Y. Jones – Litigation - Patent
C. Randall King – Energy Law and Oil & Gas Law
Eugene M. Nettles – Commercial Litigation and Oil & Gas Law
Nick D. Nicholas – Securities / Capital Markets Law
David D. Peden – Construction Law
Robert G. Reedy – Corporate Law and "Lawyer of the Year" for Securities / Capital Markets Law
Allison J. Snyder – Arbitration, Construction Law, and Mediation
Nick H. Sorensen – Banking & Finance Law and Corporate Law
William R. Stukenberg – Litigation – Labor & Employment 
Robert H. Thomas – Energy Law and Oil & Gas Law
Joseph G. Thompson, III – Commercial Litigation and Oil & Gas Law
W. David Tidholm – Real Estate Law
Ray T. Torgerson – Commercial Litigation
Amy K. Wolfshohl – Construction Law
Joshua W. Wolfshohl – Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy 
Beverly A. Young – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Oklahoma City
C. Ray Lees – Merger and Acquisitions Law


Ones to Watch

Houston
Kelly R. Ferrell – Commercial Litigation
Alison P. Henderson – Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Intellectual Property
M. Shane Johnson – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Allison Wilbanks Pearce – Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Charles L. Sharman – Commercial Litigation
Megan Young-John – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy

First published in 1981, this 28th edition of Best Lawyers in America uses an advanced process of nominations, peer voting and careful evaluation of results to provide a list of the top legal talent.  After receiving more than 10,000,000 peer evaluations, the professional excellence of 66,713 lawyers in 147 practice areas across the United States are recognized for 2022. There are 16,596 law firms across the country represented on this list.

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America includes being in private practice and a tenure of five to nine years. For the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, we recognize 14,501 lawyers in 79 practice areas. Lawyers are listed in 2,866 firms across 187 metropolitan areas.

For more information on Best Lawyers or “Ones to Watch” visit www.bestlawyers.com.