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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. 

U.S. News – Best Lawyers, Best Law Firm

Chamblee Ryan PC has earned recognition from U.S. News – Best Lawyers, making the prestigious list of Best Law Firms for 2022 in four areas of litigation work. The firm was selected as a top-tier firm in the Dallas-Fort Worth market for advocating for defendants in both personal injury and medical malpractice litigation. The U.S. News and Best Lawyers team combines thousands of responses from law firm clients to develop its annual listing. For the complete listing, visit http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/.

Best Lawyers in America

Five Chamblee Ryan P.C. attorneys have been named among the nation’s top legal practitioners in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The publication, launched in 1983, recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the nation and is based on millions of peer-reviewed nominations and extensive research.

Bill Chamblee is recognized for his work defending clients against personal injury and medical liability claims. Jeff Ryan has been recognized for his success in defending personal injury and medical malpractice claims. Jarad Kent is honored for his work representing defendants in personal injury litigation. Reagan Boyce is named to the list for her work in bankruptcy law and related litigation. Matt Loving has been recognized in the area of Commercial Litigation on Best Lawyers’ inaugural Ones to Watch list.

Attorneys: William H. Chamblee; Jeffrey W. Ryan; Jarad L. Kent; Reagan E. Boyce; Matt Loving

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 William H. Chamblee (2005-2020), Douglas R. Lewis (2014-2019), Jeffrey W. Ryan (2007-2020), and William A. Newman (2011).

Attorneys: William H. Chamblee, Douglas R. Lewis, Jeffrey W. Ryan, William A. Newman

Texas Rising Stars

Chamblee Ryan attorneys are often named “Texas Rising Stars” by Thomson Reuters. Jarad L. Kent (2015-2020) is among 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.

Attorneys: Jarad L. Kent


Selection to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional trial attorneys in high value, high stakes legal matters. Only the top 100 qualifying attorneys in each state will receive this honor and be selected for membership among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®. With these extremely high standards for selection to America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®, less than one-half percent (0.5%) of active attorneys in the United States will receive this honor — truly the most exclusive and elite level of attorneys in the community. Jarad L. Kent is among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® for 2020.

Attorneys: Jarad L. Kent

American Board of Trial Advocates

The American Board of Trial Advocates and its members are dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. ABOTA membership consists of more than 7,600 lawyers and judges spread among 96 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

ABOTA is an invitation-only organization. Members must have at least five years of active experience as trial lawyers, have tried at least 10 civil jury trials to conclusion and possess additional litigation experience. Members must also abide by ABOTA’s Code of Professionalism and Principles of Civility.

Jeff Ryan was accepted as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates in 2014 and Jarad Kent has been accepted as a member as of 2020.

Attorneys: Jeffrey W. Ryan, Jarad L. Kent

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.

Attorneys: William H. Chamblee, Jeffrey W. Ryan, William A. Newman

D Magazine – Best Lawyers in Dallas

To develop its annual listing of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas,” D Magazine asks attorneys from the DFW area to submit nominations for those whose work they consider 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 2014-2018, William H. Chamblee was named as a “Best Lawyer in Dallas” in the Tort, Product, & Medical Liability Litigation Defense category. In 2019, Jeffrey W. Ryan was named as a “Best Lawyer in Dallas” in the Commercial Litigation category, particularly for his record of successfully defending individuals and companies in the medical profession, insurance industry, transportation sector and the business community.

Attorneys: William H. Chamblee; Jeffrey W. Ryan

AM Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys

Chamblee Ryan was named one of Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys for 2020. This prestigious list includes client-recommended lawyers uniquely qualified to handle insurance industry needs. Chamblee Ryan has received this honor for over 10 years.