HOUSTON, TX — Andrews Myers is consistently recognized among the best in client and peer-reviewed industry awards and rankings. The 2013 edition of Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business continues this trend. Chambers recently announced Andrews Myers as a top construction law firm in Texas, awarding it a “Band One” rating, and listing four AM lawyers as leading individuals in their fields. This is the eighth consecutive year Andrews Myers has been named a top construction law firm in Texas.
Chambers veterans William K. “Bill” Andrews, Thomas W. “Tom” Myers, William B. “Ben” Westcott and William J. “Jason” Walker were individually recognized for their accomplishments by peers and clients as leading construction attorneys in Texas. Chambers USA ranks leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. The research is in-depth and client focused. The guide is read by industry-leading companies and organizations worldwide. It is widely used by firms in all US states for referral purposes.
The 2013 Chambers USA Ranking read:
THE FIRM Andrews Myers remains a leading player in the Texas construction arena. Over the past year the team has seen an increase in work related to the energy and industrial spheres and continues to benefit from the firm’s history of acting for municipal and government clients.
Sources say: “They are effective communicators and keep the client’s best interests at heart.”
KEY INDIVIDUALS Thomas Myers is regarded as a “a first-rate lawyer,” with sources particularly praising his“wisdom, expertise and strategic vision.” He is particularly noted for his wealth of experience in litigation, arbitration and risk management.
Sources think highly of the “excellent” Jason Walker, who has particular expertise in construction liens and work for subcontractors.
William Westcott is well known for his strengths as a construction and business litigation lawyer throughout Texas. Recently, he has been involved in the high-profile Reliant Stadium litigation, defending both the insulators and the mechanical contractors, in connection with the stadium’s air conditioning system.
William Andrews remains a much-admired figure in the Texas construction industry, particularly for his wide-ranging litigation experience. Sources also single out his “poise, confidence and advocacy.”