29 Winstead Attorneys, Eight Practices Ranked in Chambers USA in 2018 (Chambers & Partners Publishing)


DALLAS, May 8, 2018, — Chambers and Partners has again acknowledged Winstead PC for its reputation for delivering high level, client-focused legal services. The 2018 Chambers USA Guide (Chambers & Partners Publishing) ranked seven of Winstead's practice areas in bands 1-4 with real estate and construction ranked in band 1. Chambers also listed the firm’s banking and finance, energy: state regulatory & litigation (oil & gas), environment and insurance practices in Texas; and real estate: finance practice in North Carolina.

Chambers USA is published by Chambers and Partners, a premier guide to the legal profession. Each year, Chambers conducts in-depth research and interviews with clients and attorneys throughout the United States to identify the top lawyers in various practice areas. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1-6, with 1 being the best. Inclusion in Chambers USA is based completely on the research and peer interviews conducted and cannot be initiated by a firm or attorney.

“It is always an honor to know our attorneys and practices are held in high esteem by our clients and peers,” said Winstead CEO David Dawson. “More importantly this validates our commitment to deliver the highest caliber client service, and motivates us to raise that bar even higher.”

The Winstead attorneys and their practice areas listed in the Chambers USA Guide 2018 publication are:

Mike Hilliard - Banking & Finance
Richard Leucht - Banking & Finance
Melissa Ruman Stewart - Banking & Finance
Daniel Susie - Banking & Finance
Phil Lamberson - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Joe Wielebinski - Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Robert Bass - Construction (Star Individual)
Michelle Rieger - Construction
Stewart Whitehead - Construction
Ron Moss - Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity)
Albert Axe - Environment
Keith Courtney - Environment
Lisa Dyar - Environment (Recognized Practitioner)
Derek Seal - Environment
Cheryl Camin Murray - Healthcare (Recognized Practitioner)
Jay Brown - Insurance
Peter Nolan - Insurance
Cathryn Berryman - Intellectual Property; Trademark & Copyright
Mike Alessio - Real Estate
Andy Dow - Real Estate
Greg Erwin - Real Estate (Senior Statesman)
Ed Peterson - Real Estate
Kevin Sullivan - Real Estate (Eminent Practitioner)
John Nolan - Real Estate
Tommy Mann - Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Up and Coming)
Kirk Williams - Real Estate: Zoning/Land use
Jeff Lee - Real Estate: Finance (North Carolina)
Brent Clifton - Tax
Tom Helfand - Tax

Chambers USA Guide conducts more than 14,000 interviews across the country in which clients and participating attorneys are asked to rank law firms and individual attorneys in specific specialty areas. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients. Chambers selects their sources based on submissions put forward by legal practices, interviews during the course of research, as well as from their own database resources.

Winstead PC is a national business law firm with more than 325 attorneys. The firm provides a full range of business legal services to some of the most recognized and respected companies across the country and throughout the world. Winstead has offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio and The Woodlands, Texas and Charlotte, North Carolina.

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