Chambers 2021 USA Ranks 29 Winstead Attorneys & 9 Practices

Band 1 Rankings in Real Estate, Construction and Insurance


DALLAS, TX, June 7, 2021 – Winstead PC, a leading national business law firm, announced that Chambers USA has ranked 29 firm Attorneys and 9 Practices in its 2021 Directory.

Highlighting the 2021 rankings were Band 1 recognition for the Real Estate, Real Estate: Zoning and Land Use, Construction and Insurance Regulatory groups.

Ten firm attorneys were ranked in the real estate sector. In addition, lawyers were ranked in the construction, insurance, finance and lending, energy, corporate, litigation, intellectual property and airlines industries.

“I want to congratulate the attorneys on these rankings. Their selection, across a wide range of practices and industries, demonstrates the depth of experience and leadership of our team and it speaks to the laser-like focus that we place on meeting and exceeding client expectations on a daily basis.  It is in our DNA,” said David Dawson, Chairman and CEO of Winstead.

The following Winstead practices were ranked in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA:


Real Estate Band 1
Real Estate:  Zoning and Land Use Band 1
Construction Band 1
Insurance:  Regulatory Band 1
Energy:  State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity) Band 3
Tax Band 4
Finance & Lending Band 4
Bankruptcy/Restructuring Band 4


Austin, Texas

Corporate M&A Band 2


The following Winstead attorneys and their practices are listed in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA:

Mike Hilliard Finance & Lending
Richard Leucht Finance & Lending
Melissa Ruman Stewart Finance & Lending
Phil Lamberson Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Rakhee V. Patel Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Joe Wielebinski Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Robert Bass, Jr. Construction
Andrea Alford Hight Construction
Michelle Rieger Construction
Stewart Whitehead Construction
Alex Allemann Corporate/M&A
Ron Moss Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity)
Rachel Giani Insurance:  Regulatory
Cathryn Berryman Intellectual Property:  Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
Toby M. Galloway Litigation:  White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Mike Alessio Real Estate
Bob Burton Real Estate
Andy Dow Real Estate
Greg Erwin Real Estate
John Nolan Real Estate
Ed Peterson Real Estate
Kevin Sullivan Real Estate
Art Anderson Real Estate:  Zoning/Land Use
Tommy Mann Real Estate:  Zoning/Land Use
Kirk Williams Real Estate:  Zoning/Land Use
Brent Clifton Tax
Tom Helfand Tax
Jaeyong So Transportation: Aviation Finance (USA Nationwide)
Jaesuk Yoo Transportation: Aviation Finance (USA Nationwide)


About the Chambers USA Survey

Chambers conducts thousands of in-depth research and interviews with clients and attorneys throughout the United States to identify the top attorneys in various practice 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.

About Winstead 

Winstead is a national business law firm with nearly 300 attorneys who serve as trusted advisors to emerging, mid-market and large companies, both public and private. The Winstead team provides a range of core legal services that are critical to our clients achieving their business goals. Winstead’s business transactions and litigation practices serve key industries including airlines, financial services, healthcare, higher education, investment management/private equity, life sciences, real estate and sports business & media.

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