Andrews Myers Recognized as a “Band One” Firm in the Chambers USA 2017 Legal Directory

Andrews Myers Recognized as a “Band One” Firm in the Chambers USA 2017 Legal Directory

HOUSTON, TX (May 26, 2017) — Andrews Myers is consistently recognized among the best in client and peer-reviewed industry awards and rankings, and the 2017 edition of Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business continues this trend.  At a press conference today, Chambers announced Andrews Myers as a top construction law firm in Texas, awarding it an elite “Band One” rating, and listing five AM attorneys as leading individuals in their fields.   This will be the twelfth consecutive year that Andrews Myers has been named a top construction law firm in Texas.

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.  Bill Andrews was further recognized for his stellar Construction Alternative Dispute Resolution career, and newcomer to the list Seth Russell was listed as a Recognized Practitioner.

Taken from the Chambers USA “Band One” Law Firm 2017 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. 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/Client Quotes  Commentators frequently highlight the depth of the team’s expertise in the construction industry: “They are very knowledgeable practitioners and have a great reputation throughout Texas.”  One client states: “They have the best construction knowledge in this market.”

Notable Practitioners
Bill Andrews (Band One – Construction; Band One – Construction Alternative Dispute Resolution) is considered to be an “icon in the construction law industry.” He wins admiration for his sophisticated litigation practice and also continues to serve as mediator and arbitrator in disputes involving contractors and subcontractors.

Tom Myers (Band One – Construction) is held in high regard for his handling of high-value corporate transactions arising from major construction projects. One interviewee states: “His knowledge is encyclopaedic and his client skills are unparalleled; he is able to translate his skill into a good working relationship with clients.”

Jason Walker (Band Two – Construction) is highly regarded for his representation of contractors and subcontractors in disputes involving issues such as payment and breach of contract claims. He is also noted for his experience in arbitration proceedings. Sources describe him as “an outstanding lawyer” who “takes good care of his clients.”

Ben Westcott (Band Two – Construction) counsels clients on transactions, as well as handling litigation and arbitration. He is particularly noted for his extensive expertise in sports facility development. One client describes him as “one of the best outside counsel,” praising his “practical and well rounded” approach.

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.

To see the complete ranking, including the individual attorney rankings, and firm profile click here.

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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, 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.