Jackson Walker Named in 'Best Law Firms' Rankings 2015


The firm was ranked nationally in 28 different practice areas, and ranked by metropolitan city in various practice areas.

For the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list, clients were asked to provide feedback on firm practice groups, addressing expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer another client to the firm. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

The 2016 rankings are as follows:

National Rankings

Tier 1

Commercial Litigation
Litigation – First Amendment
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law
Railroad Law
Real Estate Law

Tier 2

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Immigration Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Environmental

Tier 3

Construction Law
Derivatives and Futures Law
Energy Law
Health Care Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Securities
Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
Sports Law
Tax Law
Transportation Law
Venture Capital Law

Metropolitan Rankings

Austin

Tier 1

Administrative / Regulatory Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Environmental Law
Government Relations Practice
Insurance Law
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Patent Law
Real Estate Law

Tier 2

Banking and Finance Law
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Energy Law
Litigation – Construction
Trademark Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Water Law

Tier 3

Financial Services Regulation Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent

Dallas/Fort Worth

Tier 1

Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Energy Law
First Amendment Law
Labor Law – Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – First Amendment
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Litigation – Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Railroad Law
Real Estate Law
Tax Law

Tier 2

Antitrust Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Derivatives and Futures Law
Environmental Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – ERISA
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent
Natural Resources Law
Sports Law
Transportation Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 3

Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Tax
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
Oil & Gas Law

Houston

Tier 1

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Health Care Law
Immigration Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – First Amendment
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law
Real Estate Law

Tier 2

Arbitration
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Tier 3

Corporate Governance Law
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Tax Law
Venture Capital Law

Lubbock (includes San Angelo)

Tier 1

Commercial Litigation
Mediation

Tier 2

Arbitration

San Antonio

Tier 1

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Tier 2

Corporate Law
Health Care Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy


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