Best Lawyers has recognized 215 lawyers in 72 practice areas as Best Lawyers or Ones to Watch from our US offices in The Best Lawyers in America 2021. Additionally, 16 lawyers have been honored as 2021 Lawyers of the Year in their respective markets.
Lawyers who have been honored as Lawyer of the Year received significantly high ratings from peer review assessments conducted with thousands of leading lawyers. This award recognizes lawyers who have a high level of integrity, professionalism and ability. Only one lawyer is recognized as a Lawyer of the Year for each specialty and location.
The Best Lawyers in America highlights the top 6 percent of private practicing lawyers. Those recognized received the top votes in a peer-review survey in which lawyers cast votes based on the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same legal practice area.
Lawyers of the Year
|Mario Barrera||Litigation – Labor and Employment (Austin)|
|Lawrence Bauer||Public Finance Law (New York)|
|Theodore Daniel||Litigation – Banking and Finance (Dallas)|
|Charles Deacon||Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants (Austin)|
|Kathleen Ellison||Public Finance Law (Houston)|
|Mark Garrett||Litigation – Patent (Austin)|
|Glen Hettinger||Securities Regulation (Dallas)|
|Layne Kruse||Antitrust Law (Houston)|
|Daryl Lansdale||Mergers and Acquisitions Law (Austin)|
|Keith Martin||Project Finance Law (Washington, DC)|
|Stacey Martinez||Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (Austin)|
|Gerald McGovern||Public Finance Law (San Francisco)|
|Michael Parker||Litigation – Bankruptcy (Austin)|
|James Repass||Copyright Law (Houston)|
|Jasper Taylor||Litigation and Controversy – Tax (Houston)|
|John Weber||Bet-the-Company Litigation (San Antonio)|