Andrews Kurth Kenyon Named Among Best Law Firms for 2018

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November 1, 2017

(Houston, Texas)—U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have named Andrews Kurth Kenyon in the 2018 Best Law Firms rankings. The firm is highly ranked in several practice areas, both nationally and regionally. 

The 2018 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the US. Over 13,000 attorneys provided more than 1,000,000 law firm assessments, and over 7,500 clients provided more than 65,000 evaluations.

The national first-tier rankings will be featured in the Fourth Edition of the “Best Law Firms” Legal Issue, which will be distributed in January. National and metropolitan first tier rankings will be featured in the “Best Law Firms” General Counsel Publication.

National Rankings

Tier 1

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Energy Law 
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Public Finance Law

Tier 2

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law 

Tier 3

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent  
  • Patent Law 
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Metropolitan Rankings

Tier 1

  • Antitrust Law (Dallas)
  • Appellate Practice (Austin)
  • Banking and Finance Law (Houston)
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Houston)
  • Commercial Litigation (Dallas, Houston)
  • Corporate Law (Houston)
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law (Houston)
  • Energy Law (Houston)
  • Information Technology Law (Houston)
  • Insurance Law (Dallas)
  • Litigation – Antitrust (Dallas)
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property (New York)
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates (Houston)
  • Mediation (Houston)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law (Houston)
  • Oil & Gas Law (Houston)
  • Patent Law (New York)
  • Project Finance Law (Houston)
  • Public Finance Law (Houston)
  • Real Estate Law (Houston)
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law (Houston)
  • Tax Law (Houston)

Tier 2

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law (Houston)
  • Arbitration (Houston)
  • Banking and Finance Law (Dallas)
  • Commercial Litigation (Austin)
  • Copyright Law (New York)
  • Corporate Law (Dallas)
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (Houston)
  • Energy Law (Washington, DC)
  • Land Use & Zoning Law (Houston)
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning (Houston)
  • Litigation – Patent (New York)
  • Project Finance Law (Washington, DC)
  • Public Finance Law (Austin)
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law (Dallas)
  • Tax Law (Dallas)
  • Trusts & Estates Law (Houston)

Tier 3

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (New York)
  • Construction Law (Houston)
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law (Austin)
  • Trademark Law (New York)

About “Best Law Firms”

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers®“Best Law Firms”are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty

About U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report is a digital news and information company that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. Focusing on Education, Health, Personal Finance, Travel, Cars, and News & Opinion, provides consumer advice, rankings, news, and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all stages of life. More than 37 million people visit each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.

About Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service in the world. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional, and national publications across the globe. The Best Lawyers in America list recognizes the very best lawyers in each practice area and metropolitan region in the country.

As released by the former Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP

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