Norton Rose Fulbright recognized in 2017 Chambers USA guide

Recognition May 26, 2017

The 2017 Chambers USA guide ranked Norton Rose Fulbright as a leading law firm in 26 national and statewide practice areas. In addition, Chambers listed 71 of our individual US lawyers in a host of practice areas, both nationwide and in their respective states.

For the first time, we have been ranked for our work in Nationwide Transportation: Shipping/Maritime Finance.

Newly ranked lawyers in 2017 include Brad Berman and Brian Devine (New York) for their work in Nationwide Transportation: Shipping/Maritime Finance. Also newly ranked in 2017 are Robert Morris in Texas Tax (Houston) and Tim Kenny (Minneapolis) in Minnesota Intellectual Property. William Greendyke (Houston) retains his Texas Bankruptcy/Restructuring ranking from last year and is now also ranked nationally for that practice. Jerry Bell (Austin) retains his Texas and Nationwide Healthcare rankings from last year and is newly ranked in Nationwide Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation.

Chambers and Partners has published directories ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990 and now covers 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. Rankings are based on law firm submissions and feedback received from thousands of lawyer and client interviews conducted by Chambers researchers.

Listed below are our practice areas and lawyers ranked in the 2017 Chambers USA Guide:

Firm rankings

Location Practice area Band
Nationwide Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) 3
Nationwide Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) 4
Nationwide Healthcare 4
Nationwide International Arbitration 4
Nationwide Product Liability & Mass Torts 4
Nationwide Projects: LNG 1
Nationwide Projects: Oil & Gas 3
Nationwide Projects: PPP 3
Nationwide Retail 2
Nationwide Tax: Controversy 4
Nationwide Transportation: Aviation: Finance 3
Nationwide Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Finance 3
District of Columbia Healthcare 3
Minnesota Intellectual Property 2
Texas Antitrust 1
Texas Banking & Finance 5
Texas Bankruptcy/Restructuring 1
Texas Corporate/M&A 4
Texas Environment 4
Texas Healthcare 1
Texas Insurance 3
Texas Intellectual Property 2
Texas Labor & Employment 2
Texas Litigation: General Commercial 3
Texas Tax 2
Texas Technology: Corporate & Commercial 2


Individual rankings

Name Location Practice area
Rodney Acker Texas Litigation: Securities
John Allender Texas Tax
Mark Baker Nationwide International Arbitration
Jerry Bell Nationwide Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation
  Nationwide Healthcare: Transactional
  Texas Healthcare
Brad Berman Nationwide Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Finance
William Bowers Texas Tax
Reagan Brown Texas Insurance
  Texas Litigation: General Commercial
William Caudill Texas Tax
Gary Clark Texas Banking & Finance
Shauna Johnson Clark Texas Labor & Employment
Sean Corrigan Nationwide Transportation: Aviation: Finance
Carter Crow Texas Labor & Employment
Barbara D'Aquila Minnesota Labor & Employment
Brian Devine Nationwide Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Finance
Stephen Dillard Texas Litigation: General Commercial
Jan Dodd Nationwide Product Liability & Mass Tort
Thomas Dowdell District of Columbia Healthcare
  Nationwide Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation
Jonathan Franklin Nationwide Appellate Law
Lisa Atlas Genecov Texas Healthcare
Toby Gerber Texas Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Deborah Gitomer Nationwide Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
Denise Webb Glass Texas Healthcare
Brett Govett Texas Intellectual Property
William Greendyke Nationwide Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  Texas Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Brian Greig Texas Labor & Employment
Patrick Groomes Nationwide Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
Charles Hall Nationwide Tax: Controversy
  Texas Tax: Litigation
Eric Hall Texas Intellectual Property
Peggy Heeg Nationwide Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
Glen Hettinger Texas Corporate/M&A
John Hollyfield Texas Real Estate
Debbi Johnstone Nationwide Healthcare: Transactional
  Texas Healthcare
Tim Kenny Minnesota Intellectual Property
David Kessler Nationwide Litigation: E-Discovery
Andrius Kontrimas Texas Tax
Richard Kornblith California Tax
Layne Kruse Texas Antitrust
Edward Lewis Texas Environment
Jeffrey Margulies California Environment
Peter Mason California Insurance: Insurer
John Mauel Nationwide Projects
  Nationwide Projects: LNG
Daniel McClure Texas Litigation: Energy & Natural Resources
Michael Metteauer Texas Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright
Marilyn Mooney District of Columbia Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Robert Morris Texas Tax: Litigation
Kevin O'Gorman Nationwide International Arbitration
Gerard Pecht Texas Litigation: Securities
Philip Pfeiffer Texas Labor & Employment
Michael Pikiel Nationwide Projects: PPP
Charles Powell Texas Technology: Corporate & Commercial
Yvonne Puig Texas Healthcare
James Repass Texas Intellectual Property
Frederick Robinson District of Columbia Healthcare
  Nationwide Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation
Anne Rodgers Texas Antitrust
Andrew Roth New York Healthcare
Kathleen Scott Nationwide Finance Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance)
Boris Segalis Nationwide Privacy & Data Security
Gina Shishima Texas Intellectual Property
Jonathan Skidmore Nationwide Product Liability & Mass Torts
Bill Slusser Texas Intellectual Property
Jane Snoddy Smith Texas Real Estate
Peter Stokes Texas Litigation: Securities
Lou Strubeck Nationwide Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  Texas Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Jasper Taylor Nationwide Tax: Controversy
  Texas Tax: Litigation
James Tussing Nationwide Transportation: Aviation: Finance
Alyssa Vazquez Nationwide Transportation: Aviation: Finance
Charles Walker Texas Intellectual Property
Elizabeth Weaver California Environment
William Wood Texas Litigation: Energy & Natural Resources
Michael Yuffee Nationwide Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
Richard Zembek Texas Intellectual Property