Best Lawyers in America 2017 Recognizes Jackson Walker Attorneys

August 17, 2016 | Attorney News



Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become widely regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Over 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and more than 13 million votes have been received to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.

For the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

JW congratulates its lawyers included on The Best Lawyers in America list:

Austin

  • Michael Adams  (Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent, Patent Law, Trademark Law)
  • Jim Alsup (Real Estate Law)
  • Amanda Bush(Litigation – First Amendment)
  • Chuck Campbell [10 Years] (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law)
  • Wade Cooper [10 Years] (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights Law / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy)
  • Raman Dewan (Patent Law)
  • Leonard Dougal [10 Years] (Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Water Law)
  • Matt Dow (Commercial Litigation)
  • Sam Hildebrand [10 Years] (Litigation – Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates)
  • Brandon Janes (Corporate Law)
  • Steven Martens [10 Years] (Real Estate Law)
  • Dudley McCalla [10 Years] (Administrative/Regulatory Law; Insurance Law)
  • Christopher Mugica (Commercial Litigation)
  • Mike Nasi [10 Years] (Environmental Law)
  • Robert Neblett [10 Years] (Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law; Litigation – Construction)
  • David B. Parrish (Corporate Law)
  • James Pledger * [10 Years] (Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law)
  • Thomas Rogers [10 Years] (Bet–the–Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law; Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement)
  • Edward Small [10 Years] (Energy Law; Government Relations Practice; Litigation – Environmental)
  • Tim Taylor [10 Years] (Real Estate Law)
  • Jerry Webberman(Real Estate Law)

Dallas

  • Bryan Birkeland [10 Years] (Real Estate Law)
  • Robert Cohan [10 Years] (Antitrust Law; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Antitrust)
  • Patrick Cowlishaw [10 Years] (Litigation – Environmental)
  • William Dahlstrom * [10 Years] (Land Use & Zoning Law; Litigation – Land Use & Zoning; Real Estate Law)
  • Brian Dethrow (Tax Law)
  • Byron Egan [25 Years] (Corporate Compliance Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
  • Gary Fowler * [10 Years] (Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management)
  • James Griffin [15 Years] (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law)
  • Colter Harris (Real Estate Law)
  • Michael Held [10 Years] (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy)
  • John Holden [10 Years] (Energy Law; Oil and Gas Law)
  • William Hornberger [15 Years] (Tax Law)
  • John Jansonius [20 Years] (Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management)
  • Steve Jenkins [10 Years] (Real Estate Law)
  • Mark Josephs [10 Years] (Bet–the–Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants; Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions; Litigation – Securities; Litigation – Trusts and Estates)
  • Michael Kaufman (Trusts and Estates)
  • Suzan Kedron (Real Estate Law)
  • Ronald Kerridge [10 Years] (Litigation & Controversy – Tax;
  • Tax Law)
  • Michael Knapek (Litigation – Insurance)
  • Robert Latham [10 Years] (Commercial Litigation; First Amendment Law; Litigation – First Amendment; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent; Sports Law)
  • Kathleen LaValle [10 Years] (Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement)
  • Frank McEachern [10 Years] (Energy Law)
  • Scott McElhaney [10 Years] (Commercial Litigation; Litigation – ERISA; Litigation – Labor & Employment)
  • Susan Mead [10 Years] (Land Use & Zoning Law; Litigation – Land Use & Zoning; Real Estate Law)
  • Retta Miller (Commercial Litigation)
  • David Moran (Aviation; Commercial Litigation)
  • Michael Moran (Construction Law)
  • Robert Ruckman [10 Years] (Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Transportation Law)
  • James Ryan [10 Years] (Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
  • Gordon Shapiro [10 Years] (Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Banking & Finance; Litigation – Environmental; Litigation – Securities)
  • Jeffrey Sone (Corporate Law)
  • Kenneth Stohner (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
  • Peter Wahl (Environmental Law)
  • Paul Watler [20 Years] (Bet–the–Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; First Amendment Law; Litigation – First Amendment; Media Law)

Fort Worth

  • Albon Head * [10 Years] (Bet–the–Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law; Litigation – Construction; Railroad Law)
  • Gary Ingram [10 Years] (Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Labor & Employment)
  • Jay Rutherford (Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management)
  • Paul Vrana [10 Years] (Derivatives and Futures Law; Energy Law; Natural Resources Law)

Houston

  • Thad Armstrong (Real Estate Law)
  • Chip Babcock [25 years] (Bet–the–Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; First Amendment Law; Litigation – First Amendment; Litigation – Intellectual Property)
  • Barron Bogatto [10 Years] (Healthcare Law)
  • Glen Boudreaux (Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Banking & Finance)
  • David Dunlap [10 Years] (Natural Resources Law; Oil & Gas Law)
  • Richard Griffin [10 Years] (Commercial Litigation)
  • Nancy Hamilton [10 Years] (Litigation – First Amendment)
  • Jeffrey Harder [10 Years] (Corporate Governance Law; Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law; Venture Capital Law)
  • Daniel Hayes (Healthcare Law)
  • Michael Kuhn [10 Years] (Real Estate Law)
  • Scott McLaughlin [10 Years] (Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Labor & Employment)
  • Alfie Meyerson * [15 Years] (Real Estate Law)
  • Kurt Nondorf [10 Years] (Real Estate Law)
  • Michael Pearson [10 Years] (Natural Resources Law; Oil & Gas Law)
  • Vytas Petrulis (Real Estate Law)
  • James Prappas (Immigration Law)
  • John Ransom [10 Years] (Tax Law)
  • David Robins (Real Estate Law)
  • Bruce Ruzinsky [10 Years] (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights Law / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy)
  • Lionel Schooler (Arbitration; Labor Law – Management)

San Angelo

  • Donald Griffis [10 Years] (Arbitration; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Labor & Employment; Mediation)

San Antonio

  • Edgar Morrison * [10 Years] (Healthcare Law)
  • Scott Rose (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights Law / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy)
  • Patrick Tobin [10 Years] (Corporate Law)
  • Stephanie Chandler (Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships))

* 2017 Lawyer of the Year

Jackson Walker has more than 125 years of experience in providing legal counsel to clients throughout Texas, the United States and internationally. The Firm provides a strong regional base of more than 400 attorneys in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Angelo, San Antonio, and Texarkana.


In This Story

Jim Alsup
Partner, Austin
Thad H. Armstrong
Partner, Houston
Charles L. Babcock
Partner, Houston
Bryan C. Birkeland
Partner, Dallas
Barron P. Bogatto
Partner, Houston
Amanda L. Bush
Of Counsel, Austin
Chuck Campbell
Partner, Austin
Stephanie L. Chandler
Partner, San Antonio
Robert M. Cohan
Retired Partner, Dallas
C. Wade Cooper
Partner, Austin
Patrick R. Cowlishaw
Partner, Dallas
William S. Dahlstrom
Partner, Dallas
Brian Dethrow
Partner, Dallas
Raman N. Dewan
Partner, Austin
Leonard H. Dougal
Partner, Austin
James Matthew Dow
Partner, Austin
David G. Dunlap
Partner, Houston
Byron F. Egan
Partner, Dallas
Richard E. Griffin
Partner, Houston
Nancy W. Hamilton
Partner, Houston
Colter Harris
Partner, Dallas
Albon O. Head, Jr.
Partner, Fort Worth
Michael S. Held
Partner, Dallas
Sam K. Hildebrand
Partner, Austin
John B. Holden, Jr.
Partner, Dallas
William H. Hornberger
Partner, Dallas
Gary L. Ingram
Partner, Fort Worth
Brandon C. Janes
Partner, Austin
John V. Jansonius
Partner, Dallas
Steven R. Jenkins
Partner, Dallas
Mark T. Josephs
Partner, Dallas
Michael L. Kaufman
Partner, Dallas
L. Suzan Kedron
Partner, Dallas
Ronald D. Kerridge
Partner, Dallas
Michael K. Kuhn
Partner, Houston
Robert P. Latham
Partner, Dallas
Steven R. Martens
Partner, Austin
Frank P. McEachern
Partner, Dallas
Scott M. McElhaney
Partner, Dallas
Alfred M. Meyerson
Partner, Austin
Retta A. Miller
Partner, Dallas
David T. Moran
Partner, Dallas
Michael W. Moran
Partner, Dallas
Edgar C. Morrison, Jr.
Partner, San Antonio
Christopher R. Mugica
Partner, Austin
Michael J. Nasi
Partner, Austin
Robert B. Neblett
Partner, Austin
Kurt D. Nondorf
Partner, Houston
Michael P. Pearson
Partner, Houston
Vytas A. Petrulis
Partner, Houston
James L. Pledger
Partner, Austin
David M. Robins
Partner, Houston
J. Scott Rose
Partner, San Antonio
Robert F. Ruckman
Partner, Dallas
Jay K. Rutherford
Partner, Fort Worth
Bruce J. Ruzinsky
Partner, Houston
James S. Ryan, III
Partner, Dallas
Lionel M. Schooler
Partner, Houston
Gordon M. Shapiro
Partner, Dallas
Edward C. Small
Retired Partner, Austin
Jeffrey M. Sone
Partner, Dallas
Kenneth Stohner, Jr.
Partner, Dallas
Timothy C. Taylor
Partner, Austin
Patrick B. Tobin
Partner, San Antonio
Peter K. Wahl
Partner, Dallas
Paul C. Watler
Partner, Dallas
Gerald Scott Webberman
Partner, Austin

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