The Best Lawyers in America
Fifty-eight Winstead attorneys were selected through a peer review survey of top attorneys in the country. Out of more than 1,400 law firms with attorneys listed in 2011 Best Lawyers, Winstead received top tier rankings in the following areas: alternative dispute resolution, banking and finance law, construction law, international arbitration, land use and zoning law, real estate law, securitization and structured finance law, and trust and estates law.
U.S. News and Best Lawyers: “Best Law Firms” Rankings
Winstead is ranked among the best law firms as determined by the overall rating of the Best Lawyers within each firm. Winstead was ranked in the top tier for various practice areas in Dallas, Austin and Houston.
Texas Monthly: Texas Super Lawyers
Forty-eight of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in "Texas Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics magazine. The annual "Texas Super Lawyers" list honors Texas’ top lawyers based on surveys of more than 57,000 active attorneys across the state.
Texas Monthly: Rising Stars
Thirty-seven Winstead attorneys were named “Rising Stars.” Only 2.5 percent of Texas attorneys receive this honor every year.
Chambers USA: Leading Lawyers
The 2010 Chambers USA edition features 21 Winstead attorneys from 9 different practice areas ranked among the top attorneys of their field in the United States.
Best Women Lawyers in Dallas
Five Dallas shareholders were selected by their peers as the lawyers whose work is ranked among the best in their areas of practice.
Houston’s Top Lawyers
Twelve Winstead attorneys were selected as Houston’s “Top Lawyers” by H Texas magazine. The annual listing recognizes attorneys in the Houston area for their outstanding performance and professional reputation in the legal industry.
American Lawyer: Diversity Scorecard
Winstead received recognition for the success of its diversity program in the annual “Diversity Scorecard,” a survey that looks at the proportionate number of minority attorneys working in the top 200 law firms in the United States. Winstead’s percentage of minority lawyers rose from 11.4 percent to 13.4 percent, making it one of the biggest improvements among law firms rated by American Lawyer.
Winstead Continues to be a Leader in Law Firm Diversity
The Dallas Diversity Task Force (DDT F) recently released its 2010 Law Firm Diversity Report which presents a snapshot of demographics at the 20 largest law firms in Dallas. Winstead ranked number 7 and was recognized for improving its composite score by almost 10 points. The report also includes a checklist score that is based on diversity efforts that a firm undertook during the survey period.
Winstead Earns A-Rating from Houston Multi-Bar Diversity Committee
Winstead received an A rating in the 2010 Houston Law Firm Diversity Report Card, published by the Houston Multi-Bar Diversity Committee. The report grades the top 25 law firms in Houston based on their percentages of minority partners, minority associates and minority summer associates.
Charlotte Office Expands
Winstead’s Finance and Banking Practice Group continues to expand its platform in Charlotte, North Carolina with the addition of John Domby, David Iacuzio, Ray Koloski, Jeff Lee and Keith Mrochek.
Washington, D.C. Office Expands
Energy attorneys John Rudolph and Timothy Bergin joined Winstead’s Washington, D.C. office.