LAWFUEL – Law Firm Newswire – The United States Lawyer Rankings has named Larry W. Nettles, a partner at Vinson & Elkins, as the top rated environmental lawyer in the nation.
Mr. Nettles, who has practiced environmental law full-time with V&E since 1981, also has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Americans Leading Lawyers for Business for his expertise in representing clients with multi-faceted environmental problems, such as those encountered in large business transactions.
The United States Lawyer Rankings was established by a consortium of major U.S. corporations with the intent of identifying the nation’s top 10 lawyers in each practice area. Lawyers are nominated by corporate General Counsels, judges, and fellow practitioners. However, a lawyer cannot self-nominate and a law firm is prohibited from nominated their own lawyers. In determining the ratings, the United States Lawyer Rankings examine general legal abilities and knowledge, oral advocacy skills, negotiating skills, and ability to develop creative solutions.