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Forty-One Kelly Hart Attorneys Named Among The Best Lawyers in America® 2018

Forty-one Kelly Hart attorneys were recognized as The Best Lawyers in America® 2018.

Best Lawyers® is based on a peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.  Kelly Hart attorneys receiving the honor include: 
 
Administrative/Regulatory Law

Austin, TX

  • J. Stephen Ravel  First Year Recognized in Administrative / Regulatory Law: 2018 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2018
  • C. Andrew Weber  First Year Recognized in Administrative / Regulatory Law: 2017 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2016

Fort Worth, TX

  • Dee J. Kelly, Jr  First Year Recognized in Administrative / Regulatory Law: 2007 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2007


Appellate Practice

Fort Worth, TX

  • Marianne M. Auld  First Year Recognized in Appellate Practice: 2015 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2015
  • John H. Cayce, Jr  First Year Recognized in Appellate Practice: 2014 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2014
  • David E. Keltner  First Year Recognized in Appellate Practice: 2008 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2008


Arbitration

Fort Worth, TX

  • David E. Keltner  First Year Recognized in Arbitration: 2015 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2008


Banking and Finance Law

Austin, TX

  • David R. Keyes  First Year Recognized in Banking and Finance Law: 2006 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1987

Fort Worth, TX

  • Daniel L. Lowry  First Year Recognized in Banking and Finance Law: 2015 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2015


Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Baton Rouge, LA

  • Louis M. Phillips  First Year Recognized in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law: 2009 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2009


Fort Worth, TX

  • Michael A. McConnell  First Year Recognized in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law: 1989-90 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1989-90


Bet-the-Company Litigation

Fort Worth, TX

  • Donald E. Herrmann   First Year Recognized in Bet-the-Company Litigation: 2008 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1999-00
  • E. Glen Johnson   First Year Recognized in Bet-the-Company Litigation: 2010 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2001-02
  • Marshall M. Searcy, Jr. First Year Recognized in Bet-the-Company Litigation: 2006 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1997-98


Commercial Litigation

Fort Worth, TX

  • Marianne M. Auld First Year Recognized in Commercial Litigation: 2016 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2015
  • Lars L. Berg  First Year Recognized in Commercial Litigation: 2007 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006
  • Hugh G. Connor II  First Year Recognized in Commercial Litigation: 2007 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2007
  • Donald E. Herrmann   First Year Recognized in Commercial Litigation: 2006 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1999-00
  • E. Glen Johnson   First Year Recognized in Commercial Litigation: 2006 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2001-02
  • Dee J. Kelly, Jr.  First Year Recognized in Commercial Litigation: 2007 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2007
  • Marshall M. Searcy, Jr.  First Year Recognized in Commercial Litigation: 2006 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1997-98
  • Brian S. Stagner  First Year Recognized in Commercial Litigation: 2010 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2010
  • William N. Warren  First Year Recognized in Commercial Litigation: 2010 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2010

Midland, TX

  • Harold L. Hensley, Jr.  First Year Recognized in Commercial Litigation: 1987 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1987



Corporate Law

Austin, TX

  • David R. Keyes  First Year Recognized in Corporate Law: 2006 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1987

 

Fort Worth, TX

  • F. Richard Bernasek  First Year Recognized in Corporate Law: 2008 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2007
  • S. Benton Cantey V  First Year Recognized in Corporate Law: 2018 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2018
  • William P. Hallman, Jr. First Year Recognized in Corporate Law: 2006 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1995-96


Energy Law

Austin, TX

  • Glenn E. Johnson  First Year Recognized in Energy Law: 2010 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1997-98
  • William M. Kerr, Jr. First Year Recognized in Energy Law: 2013 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2013

 New Orleans, LA

  • Aimee W. Hebert  First Year Recognized in Energy Law: 2016 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2016


Energy Regulatory Law

Austin, TX

  • Glenn E. Johnson  First Year Recognized in Energy Regulatory Law: 2015 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1997-98

 

Environmental Law

Austin, TX

  • Robert T. Stewart  First Year Recognized in Environmental Law: 2006 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006

Government Relations Practice

Austin, TX

  • C. Andrew Weber  First Year Recognized in Government Relations Practice: 2016 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2016

 

Labor Law - Management

Fort Worth, TX

  • Russell D. Cawyer   First Year Recognized in Labor Law - Management: 2015 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2015


Labor Law - Union

Fort Worth, TX

  • Henry H. Robinson  First Year Recognized in Labor Law - Union: 2011 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2003-04

 

Litigation - Construction

Fort Worth, TX

  • Donald E. Herrmann  First Year Recognized in Litigation - Construction: 2011 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1999-00

 

Litigation - Environmental

New Orleans, LA

  • Loulan J. Pitre, Jr.  First Year Recognized in Litigation - Environmental: 2013 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2013



Litigation - Intellectual Property

Fort Worth, TX

  • Lars L. Berg  First Year Recognized in Litigation - Intellectual Property: 2011 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006



Litigation - Labor and Employment

Fort Worth, TX

  • J. Chad Arnette  First Year Recognized in Litigation - Labor and Employment: 2018 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2018
  • Lars L. Berg   First Year Recognized in Litigation - Labor and Employment: 2011 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006

 

Litigation - Real Estate

Fort Worth, TX

  • Donald E. Herrmann  First Year Recognized in Litigation - Real Estate: 2011 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1999-00

 

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

Fort Worth, TX

  • Lars L. Berg    First Year Recognized in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs: 2016 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006

 

Medical Malpractice Law

Midland, TX

  • Max Wright   First Year Recognized in Medical Malpractice Law - Defense: 2018 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2018

 

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Fort Worth, TX

  • F. Richard Bernasek  First Year Recognized in Mergers and Acquisitions Law: 2007 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2007
  • Wayne B. Whitham  First Year Recognized in Mergers and Acquisitions Law: 2010 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2010

Natural Resources Law

Austin, TX

  • Glenn E. Johnson  First Year Recognized in Natural Resources Law: 1997-98 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1997-98

Fort Worth, TX

  • Robert C. Grable   First Year Recognized in Natural Resources Law: 1995-96 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1995-96

Midland, TX

  • Harold L. Hensley, Jr. First Year Recognized in Natural Resources Law: 2006 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1987

 

Non-Profit / Charities Law

Fort Worth, TX

  • Dulaney G. Steer  First Year Recognized in Non-Profit / Charities Law: 2007 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2007

 

Oil and Gas Law

Austin, TX

  • Brenda L. Clayton  First Year Recognized in Oil and Gas Law: 2012 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2012
  • Glenn E. Johnson  First Year Recognized in Oil and Gas Law: 2007 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1997-98

Fort Worth, TX

  • Robert C. Grable  First Year Recognized in Oil and Gas Law: 2007 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1995-96
  • Todd W. Spake  First Year Recognized in Oil and Gas Law: 2008 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2008

Midland, TX

  • William B. Burford   First Year Recognized in Oil and Gas Law: 2017 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2017
  • Harold L. Hensley, Jr.  First Year Recognized in Oil and Gas Law: 2007 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1987

New Orleans, LA

  • Aimee W. Hebert   First Year Recognized in Oil and Gas Law: 2016 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2016
  • Loulan J. Pitre, Jr. First Year Recognized in Oil and Gas Law: 2013 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2013

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Fort Worth, TX

  • William N. Warren  First Year Recognized in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants: 2015 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2010

Midland, TX

  •  Harold L. Hensley, Jr. First Year Recognized in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants: 2011 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1987

 

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Midland, TX

  • Harold L. Hensley, Jr.  First Year Recognized in Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs: 2011 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1987

 

Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Fort Worth, TX

  • Marshall M. Searcy, Jr. First Year Recognized in Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants: 2013 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1997-98

Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Fort Worth, TX

  •  Marshall M. Searcy, Jr  First Year Recognized in Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs: 2013 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1997-98

 

Public Finance Law

Fort Worth, TX

  • R. Daniel Settle, Jr. First Year Recognized in Public Finance Law: 2007 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2007

 

Real Estate Law

Fort Worth, TX

  • Chad A. Key  First Year Recognized in Real Estate Law: 2010 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2010
  • Patricia F. Meadows  First Year Recognized in Real Estate Law: 2009 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2009
  • Sharon S. Millians   First Year Recognized in Real Estate Law: 1993-94 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 1993-94
  • J. Andrew Rogers  First Year Recognized in Real Estate Law: 2018 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2018

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Fort Worth, TX

  • F. Richard Bernasek  First Year Recognized in Securities / Capital Markets Law: 2007 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2007

Trusts and Estates

Fort Worth, TX

  • Dulaney G. Steer   First Year Recognized in Trusts and Estates: 2010 / Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2007




Kelly Hart served as lead counsel in the landmark Texas Supreme Court case defining the scope of aider and abettor liability under the Texas Securities Act