HOUSTON – The Houston law firm of Hicks Thomas & Lilienstern, LLP, is recognized as one of the top environmental law firms in the nation in the fourth annual listing of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm is one of 17 Texas firms to earn a spot on this year’s list.
Chambers USA, an annual guide published by London-based Chambers & Partners, recognizes the top business law firms and leading individual attorneys in the United States. The firms and attorneys selected for the merit-based listing are chosen based on interviews with more than 10,000 private attorneys and in-house counsel across the United States.
“We are extremely gratified to be included among the top environmental law firms in the country,” says Taylor M. Hicks, name partner at Hicks Thomas & Lilienstern. “Our work in the area of environmental law continues to grow, and we plan on continuing to provide quality services for our environmental clients for years to come.”
Chambers USA reports that during its research, other attorneys and in-house counsel described Hicks Thomas & Lilienstern as “the best environmental boutique one could possibly imagine.” The firm’s attorneys were noted for being “not only superb in court, but also knowing how to deal properly with government bodies.”
Additionally, firm partner John B. Thomas earned a position on Chambers USA’s list of Texas’ top attorneys in the areas of “Environment” and “Environment: Litigation.” The publication describes Mr. Thomas as an “exceptional litigator – aggressive, diligent and vigorous.”
Chambers & Partners is the publisher of Commercial Lawyer magazine, the United Kingdom’s leading monthly legal publication, as well as several merit-based guides to leading lawyers.
Founded in 1997, Hicks Thomas & Lilienstern is a premier litigation firm representing plaintiffs and defendants in Texas and across the nation. The firm’s in-depth experience includes oil and gas, environmental, products liability, corporate governance, securities, banking, insurance coverage, transportation and trade secrets litigation.
For more information on Hicks Thomas & Lilienstern and the Chambers USA honor, please visit the firm’s Web site at www.hicksthomas.com or contact Alan Bentrup at 800.559.4534 or [email protected]