Firm Highlights

Firm Highlights

The Best Lawyers in America 
More than seventy 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, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights, commercial litigation, construction law, employee benefits (ERISA) law, health care law, international arbitration, land use and zoning law, real estate law, securitization and structured finance law, tax law, and trust and estates law.

Texas Monthly: Texas Super Lawyers
Thirty-nine 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
Seventeen 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 is ranked 187 in American Lawyer’s publication—one of only six Texas law firms.

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 2020 Chambers USA Guide to America, Chambers & Partners Publishing edition featured twenty-six Winstead attorneys from seven 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 eleven Winstead attorneys in 2020 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
H Texas Magazine recongized eight Winstead attorneys as Top Lawyers in Houston in the November 2019 issue. The magazine features Houston's Top Lawyers in select practice areas who were nominated by their clients and peers.

Winstead Lawyers Featured in 2019 Fort Worth Top Attorneys List
Fort Worth Magazine recognized 16 Winstead lawyers in its 2019 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 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Survey
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have recognized Winstead in 34 areas of practice in their 2020 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.

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.

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