Crowe & Dunlevy recognized by International Legal Publisher, Chambers & Partners

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Chambers & Partners, an international legal publisher, has once again highly ranked Crowe & Dunlevy in its annual Chambers USA Directory. Crowe & Dunlevy was the only Oklahoma law firm ranked in Band 1, the highest ranking, in all seven major areas of legal practice in Oklahoma: corporate/commercial, energy and natural resources, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, Native American law and real estate. In addition, 35 attorneys were honored as leaders in their respective practice area.

“Chambers & Partners has consistently ranked Crowe & Dunlevy among the top firms and attorneys in the nation, and we are proud to hold that distinction,” said Kevin Gordon, president of Crowe & Dunlevy. “These rankings are based on client feedback, which demonstrates that our attorneys provide an outstanding level of client service and commitment to the legal profession.”

Eleven Crowe & Dunlevy attorneys received Band 1 rankings: LeAnne Burnett (energy and natural resources: environment), Leonard Court (labor and employment), John J. Griffin Jr. (energy and natural resources), James H. Holloman Jr. (corporate/commercial: tax), Michael S. Laird (real estate), Clyde A. Muchmore (litigation: general commercial), Karen S. Rieger (corporate/commercial: healthcare), Roger A. Stong (corporate/commercial), David M. Sullivan (intellectual property), Mary Ellen Ternes (energy and natural resources: environment) and L. Mark Walker (energy and natural resources).

Attorneys also receiving high rankings include Zachary W. Allen (real estate), Gayle L. Barrett (labor and employment), Jennifer L. Ivester Berry (real estate), Adam W. Childers (labor and employment), Harvey D. Ellis Jr. (litigation: general commercial), Jimmy K. Goodman (Native American law and litigation: general commercial), Kevin D. Gordon (corporate/commercial: healthcare), James L. Kincaid (litigation: general commercial), James W. Larimore (corporate/commercial), Cori H. Loomis (corporate/commercial: healthcare), Mack J. Morgan III (litigation: general commercial), Judy Hamilton Morse (litigation: general commercial), Brooke S. Murphy (litigation: general commercial), Malcolm E. Rosser IV (real estate), Anton J. Rupert (litigation: general commercial), Randall J. Snapp (labor and employment), L. Mark Walker (energy and natural resources: environment) and Courtney K. Warmington (labor and employment).

D. Michael McBride III was ranked as a Star Individual; Susan E. Huntsman was ranked Up-and-Coming; Matthew B. Hickey and Drew T. Palmer were ranked Associates to Watch; and Gary W. Davis, Walter R. Echo-Hawk Jr. and D. Kent Meyers were honored as Senior Statesmen.

The Chambers guides have been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990 and now cover 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. Chambers ranks lawyers and law firms based on the research of its 150 full-time editors and researchers, as well as information submitted by law firms and in-depth telephone interviews with attorneys and firms. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1-6, with 1 being the best. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by the client.

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