Press Release

Texas Lawyer Honors Top Law Firm Litigation Departments in State

Dallas, Texas – October 3, 2013 – ALM’s Texas Lawyer, the only publication dedicated solely to covering the Texas legal market, will pay tribute to some of the most influential and admired law firms in the state at its inaugural “Litigation Department of the Year” awards dinner on October 17th.

The awards program features two distinct categories: an award for the top law firm litigation department in general litigation (in categories of Large Firm, Midsize Firm and Small Firm); and an award to the top specialty litigation practice groups in each of six areas of practice.

The winners of the first-ever Litigation Department of the Year awards in Texas are:

GENERAL LITIGATION DEPARTMENT OF THE YEAR
LARGE LAW FIRM (WINNER):
Jackson Walker
LARGE LAW FIRM (FINALIST):
Locke Lord
MIDSIZE LAW FIRM (WINNER):
Yetter Coleman
MIDSIZE LAW FIRM (FINALIST):
Fish & Richardson
SMALL LAW FIRM (WINNER):
Reese Gordon Marketos
SMALL LAW FIRM (FINALIST):
Wright & Close

SPECIALTY LITIGATION
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:
Baker Botts
MASS TORT:
Brent Coon & Associates
INSURANCE:
Walters Balido & Crain
ENERGY:
Vinson & Elkins
LABOR & EMPLOYMENT:
Haynes and Boone
IMMIGRATION:
Demott, McChesney, Curtright & Armendáriz

The event will take place on October 17, 2013, from 6 to 10 p.m., at The Ritz Carlton (2121 McKinney Avenue) in Dallas. For more information, please go to http://www.cvent.com/events/signature-dinner-texas-lawyer-presents-litig….

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