HOUSTON, TX (May 7, 2018) — Andrews Myers is consistently recognized among the best in client and peer-reviewed industry awards and rankings, and the 2018 edition of Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business continues this trend. Chambers recently announced Andrews Myers as having a top construction law practice in Texas, awarding it an elite “Band One” rating, listing four AM attorneys as leading individuals in their fields, and one attorney as a recognized practitioner. This will be the 13th consecutive year that the construction law practice group at Andrews Myers has been named one of Texas’ best.
Bill Andrews, Tom Myers, Ben Westcott and Jason Walker were individually recognized for their accomplishments by peers and clients as leading construction lawyers in the state. Seth Russell was also listed as a recognized practitioner within the Texas construction law arena for the second time. In addition, Bill Andrews was further recognized for his stellar Construction Alternative Dispute Resolution career.
Taken from the Chambers USA 2018 Guide:
What the team is known for Market-leading construction group that advises clients in the public and private sectors, including residential development companies and oil and gas entities. Also represents contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. Dominant litigation practice appearing in some of the industry’s most sophisticated and high-value cases. Assists throughout all stages of major projects, from financing and contract negotiations to delay claims.
Strengths Clients value that “the firm has a great depth of talent and experience in construction litigation.” Sources also praise the team for being “efficient and responsive.”
Bill Andrews (Band One – Construction; Band One – Construction Alternative Dispute Resolution) is a highly reputed construction disputes attorney, with a wealth of experience representing contractors, engineers and developers in litigation and arbitration. Market sources describe him as “one of the deans of Texas construction law.”
Tom Myers (Band One – Construction) is an expert in negotiating complex transaction and contracts. He acts for both contractors and developers on projects in a variety of sectors.
Jason Walker (Band Two – Construction) is praised for his knowledge of construction litigation, especially in regard to lien issues. He chiefly represents suppliers, contractors and engineering firms in payment or contract disputes.
Ben Westcott (Band Two – Construction) has a wide-ranging practice advising clients on transactions, disputes and contract negotiation. He is especially experienced with work in the petrochemical and energy sectors.
Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. The research is in-depth and client focused and the guide is read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the US and worldwide. It is also widely used by firms in all states for referral purposes.
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Founded in 1990, with offices in Houston and Austin, Andrews Myers, Attorneys at Law, is a corporate law firm and recognized market leader in Texas construction law. The firm focuses on the concentrated disciplines of construction, commercial real estate, corporate and business transactions, with additional emphasis on related issues including bankruptcy and insolvency, energy, employment and capital formation. A seasoned team of attorneys provides timely and cost-effective solutions to the most complex problems facing entrepreneurs and middle-market industry leaders throughout the state and the nation. For more information please visit www.andrewsmyers.com.