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Chambers USA recognizes 14 Jones Day Dallas lawyers and 10 Texas practices

May 2014

The 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business recognized 14 lawyers in the Dallas Office of global law firm Jones Day and 10 Texas practice areas. 

The individual lawyers recognized are: 

  • Mark E. Betzen (Corporate/M&A)
  • R. Scott Cohen (Corporate/M&A)
  • David Cowling (Tax)
  • Susan Cox (Real Estate)
  • Katherine Ettredge (Banking & Finance)
  • Hilda Galvan (Intellectual Property)
  • Gregory M. Gordon (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Thomas R. Jackson (Antitrust)
  • James Karen (Litigation: General Commercial)
  • Troy B. Lewis (Corporate/M&A)
  • David Lowery (Real Estate)
  • Kirk R. Lyda (Tax: Litigation)
  • James E. O'Bannon (Corporate/M&A)
  • Patricia J. Villareal (Litigation: Securities)

Chambers also recognized the Firm's Dallas and Houston offices in these Texas practice areas:  

  • Antitrust
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate
  • Tax

"We're happy to note that Chambers has recognized two more of our practice areas than last year, now including virtually every one of interest to our corporate clients," said Ms. Villareal, Partner-in-Charge of the Dallas Office. "We congratulate the many individual lawyers who were honored, again numbering more than last year."

Chambers assesses leading lawyers based on legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients and researches, compiles, and launches completely new editions of its directories each year. Chambers USA's 2014 rankings are based on thousands of interviews conducted by a team of more than 50 researchers. More details on the survey's methodology and Jones Day's rankings are available on the Chambers web site

Firmwide, Chambers recognized 185 Jones Day lawyers, 38 of whom received rankings in either the "Band 1" or "Star" categories. In addition, 81 national and state-level Jones Day practices received rankings from Chambers, including 19 in Band 1. 

Jones Day is a global law firm with 41 offices in major centers of business and finance throughout the world. Its unique governance system fosters an unparalleled level of integration and contributes to its perennial ranking as among the best in the world in client service. Jones Day provides significant legal representation for almost half of the Fortune 500, Fortune Global 500, and FT Global 500.