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

Thirty-three attorneys listed as leaders in their respective practice area

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 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, 33 attorneys were honored as leaders in their respective practice area.

“Chambers & Partners is revered for their independent, unbiased assessments of the world’s business lawyers, and have consistently ranked Crowe & Dunlevy among the top firms and attorneys in the nation,” said Kevin D. Gordon, president and CEO of Crowe & Dunlevy. “These rankings are based on client feedback, and are a testament to the level of service our clients receive and our dedication 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), Adam W. Childers (labor and employment), Harvey D. Ellis Jr. (litigation: general commercial), Jimmy K. Goodman (Native American law and litigation: general commercial), Susan E. Huntsman (Native American law), James W. Larimore (corporate/commercial), 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), Donald K. Shandy (energy and natural resources: environment), 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; Drew T. Palmer was ranked Up-and-Coming; Matthew B. Hickey was ranked Associates to Watch; and Gayle L. Barrett, Gary W. Davis 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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