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Chambers USA 2014 Ranks Kelly Hart & Hallman Partners and Practice Groups

Four Kelly Hart partners were selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of the prestigious Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business guide.

The firm was ranked for Environment - Texas (Band 4).  Chambers USA editors noted,  “Expertise in upstream work, development and exploration. Attracts mandates from numerous natural gas company clients. Noted for its deep bench of partners.

The Chambers guide identifies leading lawyers and law firms through interviews with thousands of lawyers across the U.S. and their clients. The criteria for selection in the guide include recommendations by clients, the attorney's visibility in his or her area of law, and the volume, complexity and size of work undertaken.

Kelly Hart Texas-ranked lawyers received the following commentary from Chambers and from interviewed clients:

David Keltner – Litigation Appellate (Texas – Band 1) David Keltner of Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP remains a highly rated figure in the appellate litigation arena. "He's been a top guy for 20 years and he's still at the peak of his career," noted one peer, while another described him as "a wonderful person, easy to deal with, very well respected and very effective."

David Keyes - Banking & Finance (Texas - Band 3)
Chambers USA editors noted:  David Keyes of Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP is described as "an excellent lawyer, who knows a lot about virtually all aspects of finance." His experience includes advising on structured finance, loans, project finance and energy transactions.

Robert Stewart  - Notable Practitioner – Environment (Texas – Band 4)                                                
Chambers USA editors noted:  Robert Stewart represents an array of clients in matters such as toxic tort, cost recovery and air pollution control. He has a wealth of experience in presenting cases before environmental agencies such as the EPA.

Glenn Johnson – Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation – Oil & Gas (Texas – Band 2)
Chambers USA editors noted:  Glenn Johnson of Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP is highly respected by commentators in the oil and gas energy space. He is highly experienced in RRC proceedings and is commending for the breadth of his expertise

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