Chambers reports that clients and market sources say that the firm 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 also quotes a client that says, “I have found the lawyers to be extremely responsive. Their judgment is first-rate and they have an extraordinary amount of trial experience.” Another source observes, “The firm has very bright people from top to bottom. They work very efficiently and get great results.”
Jeff Andrews – Ranked in Band 4 for Texas Intellectual Property Litigation. Chambers says Jeff maintains a well-regarded intellectual property practice which includes patent infringement cases and trade secrets disputes. He offers particular expertise in relation to the energy and software sectors. Interviewees praise his “incisiveness and creativity” and describe him as “very hard-working.”
Collin Cox – Ranked in Band 3 for Commercial Litigation, Chambers reports that Collin attracts praise for his “ferocious work ethic” and “very good tactical sense.” He represents a range of corporate clients in complex commercial litigation and arbitrations.
Tim McConn – Chambers ranks Tim in Band 3 for Energy & Natural Resource Litigation, saying that he skillfully guides energy companies through high-stakes commercial disputes, with clients noting, “He has a depth of knowledge in the oil and gas industry, and couples that with a robust court practice. He is good for substantive and courtroom knowledge.“
Reagan Simpson – Ranked in Band 1 in Appellate, Chambers reports he is “a sterling appellate lawyer,” according to commentators. He handles complex appeals in the Texas Supreme Court and federal courts. Peers regard him as “a brilliant advocate” and “a really talented lawyer.”
Robert Woods – As the only lawyer recognized as an “Associate to Watch” in Energy & Natural Resources Litigation, Robert is newly recognized by Chambers, which reports he is hailed as “an up-and-comer in the energy industry,” by a client, who adds that “he has a deep knowledge of oil and gas and is a really excellent writer.” He assists leading energy companies with contentious matters, including royalty and lease disputes.
Paul Yetter – Chambers recognizes Paul in Litigation: Trial Lawyers, Band 1 – Commercial Litigation, and Band 3 – Energy & Natural Resources Litigation, saying he is a highly respected trial lawyer, with a broad commercial litigation practice that includes particular prowess in energy disputes. “He is one of the best Texas litigators out there,” according to a client, who adds: “Judges and juries like him. He has a good way of telling stories that resonate with courts.” Paul is also recognized in Band 3 – Antitrust, for his work representing energy, transportation, and finance sector clients in complex antitrust litigation. Peers note that he is a “great trial lawyer” who acts both on the defendant and plaintiff side.
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 the firm’s recognition in this year’s Guide are found here.