Chambers USA again has named Yetter Coleman among the top Texas litigation law firms, all boutiques, in its newly-issued “America’s Leading Lawyers For Business” 2019 directory. Additionally, five of our lawyers are recognized as among top practitioners around the state in nearly all of the firm’s core practice areas. The Chambers Texas rankings reflect the ongoing seismic shift in recognition of the talent found in litigation boutiques, notably as the state continues to attract new offices of national Am Law firms.
Chambers reports that clients and market sources say that Yetter Coleman is known as a “Nimble boutique with a strong and creative bench of litigators well versed in handling complex business disputes spanning a diverse array of matters including antitrust, IP and contractual disputes. Highly accomplished in representing clients from a variety of industries, such as energy, technology and finance. Also offers capabilities in appellate litigation.”
Chambers reports that sources say, “The firm has extremely strong court presentation skills and is very effective before both judge and jury. The preparation is like nothing I’ve ever seen” and “We use the team precisely because of its skills with trials,” reports another client, explaining that “we get comfort that if a case gets that far, we won’t find ourselves behind the ball.”
Jeff Andrews – In his second-year appearance in the Guide, Jeff is ranked in Band 4 for Texas Intellectual Property Litigation. Chambers says he is a respected litigator who is noted for his handling of patent infringement and antitrust claims, with one client reporting, “His strengths are his litigation experience and his ability quickly to grasp and understand complex technical matters.”
Collin Cox – Ranked in Band 3 for commercial litigation, Chambers reports that he is a go-to trial lawyer for businesses from a wide range of industries, including oil and gas, financial services and technology companies. An impressed client notes that Collin is “a really good trial lawyer,” and adds that he is “commercially very savvy and a strategic thinker.”
Tim McConn – In his first year to appear in the Guide in Band 3 for Texas Energy & Natural Resources, Chambers reports that Tim is a strong choice to represent clients from the oil and gas industry in high-stakes litigation. Interviewees say, “He is very knowledgeable about energy and is an exceptional trial lawyer.”
Reagan Simpson – Ranked in Band 1 in Appellate, Chambers reports he is considered as “one of the premier appellate lawyers” in Texas. He represents prominent business including major oil and gas companies in appellate litigation and has experience appearing before state and federal courts around the country.
Paul Yetter – Spotlighted as a premier Texas Trial Lawyer, Paul also is ranked Band 1 – Commercial Litigation, Band 3 – Antitrust, newly appears in Band 3 – Energy & Natural Resources. Chambers reports Paul is regarded as “a fantastic trial lawyer” and “a supremely good courtroom lawyer” by market sources. He offers particular prowess in representing energy companies as part of his wider commercial litigation capabilities. He is experienced with handling a wide range of matters, including antitrust, securities and contractual disputes.
Chambers and Partners conducts its annual research with clients and peer firms to compile its rankings, covering a myriad of practices on a state and national level. Full details about Yetter Coleman’s rankings can be found here.