Firm Highlights

The Best Lawyers in America
Seventy-nine Winstead attorneys were selected as The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White Inc.) through a peer review survey of top attorneys in the country. 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.

Texas Monthly: Texas Super Lawyers
Forty-eight of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters). 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-four Winstead attorneys were named Texas “Rising Stars” (Thomson Reuters).  Only 2.5 percent of Texas attorneys receive this honor every year.

Chambers USA: Leading Lawyers
The 2016 Chambers USA Guide to America (Chambers & Partners Publishing) edition featured twenty-nine Winstead attorneys from twelve different practice areas ranked among the top attorneys of their field in the United States.

Five Attorneys Named Best Lawyers’ 2016 Lawyers of the Year
Arthur Anderson (Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law),  Mike Baggett (Litigation-Banking & Finance), Robert Bass (Construction Law), Mike O’Neal (Financial Services Regulation Law), and Clyde Parker, Jr.(Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law) were recognized as “2016 Lawyers of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White Inc.)

D Magazine: Best Lawyers in Dallas
The May 2016 issue of D Magazine honored seventeen Winstead attorneys as the “Best Lawyers in Dallas,” recognized for their exceptional work within the legal and business industries.

Lawyers World: Global Leading Firms Top Tier Rankings
Winstead was designated as a “Top Tier” firm by Lawyers World magazine.

M&A Deal Named a Finalist for Deal of the Year Award
Winstead's Corporate, Securities/Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group was recognized as a finalists for “Deal of the Year” in the Growth Capital Financing category named by The M&A Advisor. The M&A Advisor recognizes the world’s leading mergers and acquisitions, financing and turnaround professionals.

Winstead Attorneys Named Who’s Who in Energy
Tom Forestier, John Mitchell and Dan Susie selected as “Who’s Who in Energy” by The Business Journals, a division of American City Business Journals. 

Fort Worth Attorneys named Top Attorneys of Tarrant County
Thirteen of Winstead’s Fort Worth shareholders and associates were listed as top attorneys in the annual “Top Attorneys” listing in Fort Worth, Texas magazine.

Austin Office Wins Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association Award
Winstead was selected as the winner of the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association’s award for the category of “Firm/Organization” based on the firm’s women-friendly initiatives.

Winstead Juris Doctor Scholarship
Winstead’s commitment to diversity in the legal profession is strong. Each year Winstead awards three scholarships to first-year, diverse law students at The University of Texas School of Law, The University of Houston Law Center and Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.  Each scholarship recipient is offered a position in Winstead’s Summer Associate Program and up to $20,000.

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