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Kelly Hart Receives National Ranking in U.S. News - “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers released their 2017 “Best Law Firms” list. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for its abilities, its professionalism and its integrity.

 

National Tier 2

Oil & Gas Law
Public Finance Law

National Tier 3

Appellate Practice
Corporate Law
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Natural Resources Law


Metropolitan Tier 1

Austin

Banking and Finance Law
Corporate Law
Energy Law
Energy Regulatory Law
Oil & Gas Law

Baton Rouge

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

 
Dallas/Fort Worth

Administrative / Regulatory Law
Appellate Practice
Arbitration
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law
Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiff
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law


Lubbock

Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law


New Orleans
Litigation - Environmental
Oil & Gas Law


Metropolitan Tier 2

Austin

Environmental Law
Natural Resources Law

Dallas/Fort Worth

Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation - Real Estate
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Trusts & Estates Law
 

Lubbock

Commercial Litigation
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs


New Orleans

Energy Law


Metropolitan Tier 3

Austin

Government Relations Practice

Dallas/Fort Worth

Labor Law - Union
Securities / Capital Markets Law

The 2017 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Over 10,000 attorneys provided more than 800,000 law firm assessments, and over 10,000 clients provided more than 90,000 evaluations.  

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