The national first-tier rankings will be featured in U.S. News & World Report’s Money issue, on newsstands Nov. 15, 2011; the national and metropolitan first-tier rankings are featured in the Best Law Firms standalone publication;
In the national rankings, Gardere’s Litigation - Tax practice scored first-tier honors. In the metropolitan rankings, the Government Relations Practice in Austin earned first-tier honors as did a number of practices in Dallas and Houston including Admiralty & Maritime Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Litigation, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Environmental Law, Information Technology Law, Tax Law, Trust & Estates Law and various litigation specialties.
The rankings showcase 9,633 different law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 75 major legal practice areas and in metropolitan or state rankings in one or more of 119 major legal practice areas. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.
“We are extremely pleased to have achieved such high recognition in such a wide range of areas,” says Steve Good, Gardere’s Managing Partner. “We truly believe this honor is evidence of our commitment to integrity and excellence, and the lasting impression that’s made with our clients and fellow attorneys.”
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm founded in 1909 and one of the Southwest's largest full-service law firms, has offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and Mexico City. Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in areas of corporate, litigation, energy, tax, real estate, financial services, government affairs, hospitality, intellectual property, labor and employment and environmental.For more information, contact Kristin Butler at 214.999.4843 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.