The Best Lawyers in America®
76 Winstead attorneys were selected as The Best Lawyers in America (BL Rankings, LLC) through a peer review survey of top attorneys in the country. Winstead received top tier rankings in the following areas: administrative / regulatory law, alternative dispute resolution, arbitration, banking and finance law, business organization (LLCs and Partnerships), commercial litigation, construction law, employee benefits (ERSA) law, intellectual property law, land use and zoning law, insurance, patent law, real estate law, securitization and structured finance law, tax, trademarks, and trust and estates law.
Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
40 Winstead attorneys were selected as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (BL Rankings, LLC). The “Ones to Watch” award is based on Best Lawyers’ peer-review survey process and recognizes attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.
Texas Monthly: Texas Super Lawyers
24 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
11 Winstead attorneys were named Texas “Rising Stars" (Thomson Reuters). Only 2.5 percent of Texas attorneys receive this honor every year.
Winstead Recognized in American Lawyer Global 200
Winstead Recognized in American Lawyer Global 200 Winstead is ranked 136 in American Lawyer’s publication.
Winstead Ranked as Top Performing Mid-Size Firm by BTI Consulting Group
Winstead is ranked as one of 37 midsize firms “punching above their weight,” recognized by clients as bringing the same level of service as big law firms.
Chambers USA: Leading Lawyers
The 2022 Chambers USA Guide to America (Chambers & Partners) Publishing edition featured 30 Winstead attorneys from 11 different practice areas ranked among the top attorneys of their field in the United States.
Winstead Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Acritas Stars
Five Winstead attorneys have been selected as stand-out lawyers for the 2020 Acritas Stars directory based solely on client nominations and independent interviews.
D Magazine: Best Lawyers in Dallas
D Magazine honored 12 Winstead attorneys in 2022 as the “Best Lawyers in Dallas,” recognized for their exceptional work within the legal and business industries.
Winstead Attorneys Recognized as H Texas’ Top Lawyers
Eight Winstead attorneys were recognized as H Texas Magazine’s Top Lawyers in Houston. The magazine features selected attorneys nominated by their clients and peers.
Fort Worth Attorneys named Top Attorneys of Tarrant County
Fort Worth Magazine recognized 14 Winstead lawyers in its 2021 Top Attorneys list. Published by Panther City Media Group, the annual listing features “the best lawyers in town, as voted by their peers.”
Winstead Recognized in 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Survey
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have recognized Winstead in 36 areas of practice in their 2021 Best Law Firms rankings, which assess a firm’s combination of quality of law practiced and breadth of legal experience.
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 finalist 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.
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.