Awards & Honors
We consistently receive high praise and recognition from Super Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, AM Best’s, and other respected ranking organizations. We are proud of the awards because it confirms that we are practicing at the highest level. Our clients have high expectations of us and we exceed those expectations. Trustworthy and reputable, that’s Chamblee Ryan.
American Lawyer Media and Corporate Counsel
Each year as part of its research, American Lawyer Media, publisher of Corporate Counsel and other top industry journals, gathers data from Fortune 500 Companies’ General Counsel, and through research in key databases, to determine which law firms they rely upon for outside counsel in a number of key practice areas. This research is summarized in a guide that is distributed to In-House Counsel at all Fortune 500 Companies as well as leading business executives and law firms throughout the U.S.
In 2013, Chamblee Ryan was distinguished as a “Go-To Law Firm for the Top 500 Companies,” an honor that puts us in elite group of law firms that provide superior legal services for the Fortune 500.
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings
The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings help those in search of legal services identify, evaluate, and select the most appropriate lawyer for a specific task at hand. Chamblee Ryan lawyers have received AV ratings indicating the highest ethical standards and professional ability. These lawyers include, but are not limited to, William H. Chamblee, Jeffrey W. Ryan, Jeff Kershaw, and Douglas R. Lewis.
Texas Super Lawyers
Our attorneys are regularly honored by their peers as “Texas Super Lawyers.” This recognition is reserved for less than five percent of all attorneys in Texas. The annual acknowledgment is based on professional achievement and peer recognition. Our attorneys are routinely featured with other super lawyers by Thomson Reuters as published in Texas Monthly. Attorneys in our firm to have received this recognition, include Kimberly K. Bocell (2014-2016), William H. Chamblee (2005-2016), Douglas R. Lewis (2014-2016), Jeffrey W. Ryan (2007-2016), and David M. Walsh, IV (2012-2016).
Texas Rising Stars
Chamblee Ryan attorneys are often named “Texas Rising Stars” by Thomson Reuters. Peter H. Anderson (2007-2009), Jennifer H. Saucedo (2010-2012, 2014-2017), Kimberly K. Bocell (2013-2014), Gregory R. Brenner (2009-2012), Jarad L. Kent (2015-2017), David M. Walsh, IV (2006, 2008-2009), and Christopher B. Wood (2014) are amongst the numerous attorneys that have received this honor in the firm’s history. The selections for this revered list are made through a multi-step process that includes nomination and evaluation. Each year no more than 2.5 percent of Texas lawyers receive this honor.
AM Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys
Chamblee Ryan was named one of Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys for 2015. This prestigious list includes client-recommended lawyers uniquely qualified to handle insurance industry needs. Chamblee Ryan has received this honor for over 10 years.
D Magazine – Best Lawyers in Dallas
Every year, D Magazine publishes a list of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas.” To develop this selective listing, lawyers from the Dallas-Fort Worth area are asked to submit these nominations for those local attorneys whose work they consider as the best in the Metroplex within their particular practice area. The nominations are then reviewed by D Magazine’s blue-ribbon panel of attorneys to choose the final honorees.
In 2016, William H. Chamblee, Jeffrey M. Kershaw and Peter Anderson were named as a “Best Lawyer in Dallas” in the Tort, Product, & Medical Liability Litigation Defense category and David M. Walsh IV was named as a “Best Lawyer in Dallas” in the Appellate category. This selective annual listing will be published in the magazine’s May 2016 issue.