The 100 Largest Firms in Texas

Texas Lawyer

NOTE: All chart information is as of April 1, 2003. The lawyer numbers read as follows: total lawyers; equity partners or shareholders; non-equity partners or shareholders; associates; of counsel; and other lawyers. Thirteen of the firms were not founded in Texas; the numbes for those firms represent only thelawyers in the Texas offices. These firms are: Arter & Hadden; Baker & Hostetler; Baker & McKenzie; Fish & Richardson; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Howrey Simon Arnold & White; Jones Day; King & Spalding; Littler Mendelson; Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw; Patton Boggs; and Weil, Gotshal & Manges.e-- Compiled by Lisa M. Whitley

RankFirmMain AddressPhoneLawyersManaging PartnerOther OfficesPractice AreasClients
1Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld1700 Pacific Ave., Suite 4100, Dallas 75201(214) 969-2800965/256/69/497/84/59R. Bruce McLeanAlbany, NY (3); Austin (67); Brussels (5); Chicago (3); Denver (8); Houston (75); London (20); Los Angeles (99); Moscow (11); McLean, Va. (24); New York (151); Philadelphia (34); San Antonio (76); Washington, D.C. (270)litigation, corporate & securities, labor & employmentAmerica Online; Clear Channel Communications; Exxon Mobil Corp.; The Nasdaq Stock Market; Nokia
2Fulbright & Jaworski1301 McKinney, Suite 5100, Houston 77010(713) 651-5151830/322/0/337/6/165Frank Jones/Michael ConlonAustin (86); Dallas (80); Hong Kong (5); London (4); Los Angeles (69); Minneapolis (4); Munich (3); New York (121); San Antonio (59); Washington, D.C. (96)litigation, corporate, intellectual propertyBayer Corp.; InterDigital Communications Corp.; Memorial Hermann Healthcare Systems; Exxon Mobil Corp.
3Vinson & Elkins1001 Fannin, Suite 2300, Houston 77002(713) 758-2222809/317/0/434/55/3Joseph C. DilgAustin (90); Beijing (5); Dallas (131); London (25); Moscow (2); New York (5); Singapore (6); Washington, D.C. (81)domestic and international business transactions, litigation, energyBridgestone/Firestone; Duke Energy; Dynegy; Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst; Shell Oil Co.
4Baker Botts910 Louisiana St., One Shell Plaza, Houston 77002(713) 229-1234660/232/20/365/14/29Walter J. SmithAustin (58); Baku, Azerbaijan (5); Dallas (148); London (18); Moscow (1); New York (65); Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (3); Washington, D.C. (97)litigation, corporate, intellectual propertyCenterPoint Energy Inc.; Halliburton Co.; Hines Interests Limited Partnership; Liberty Media Corp.; Reliant Resources Inc.
5Jenkens & Gilchrist1445 Ross Ave., Suite 3200, Dallas 75202(214) 855-4500518/142/78/239/28/31William P. DurbinAustin (38); Chicago (45); Houston (43); New York (101); Pasadena, Calif. (32); San Antonio (14); Washington, D.C. (18)corporate/energy/international, litigation, intellectual propertyJ.P. Morgan Chase & Co.; Bank of America N.A.; Belo; The Dow Chemical Co.
6Haynes and Boone901 Main St., Suite 3100, Dallas 75202(214) 651-5000415/128/44/203/37/3Robert WilsonAustin (30); Fort Worth (20); Houston (103); Mexico City (8); Richardson (37); San Antonio (15); Washington, D.C. (8)business litigation, corporate, business reorganization/bankruptcyAMR Corp. (American Airlines); RadioShack; Commercial Metals; Dell Computer Corp.
7Locke Liddell & Sapp600 Travis St., Suite 3400, Houston 77002(713) 226-1200393/167/32/153/12/29Bryan GoolsbyAustin (36); Dallas (182); New Orleans (18)corporate, litigation, real estate/financeJ.P. Morgan Chase & Co.; El Paso Corp.; ConocoPhillips; J.C. Penney Co. Inc.; Kimberly-Clarke
8Andrews & Kurth600 Travis St., Suite 4200, Houston 77002(713) 220-4200368/167/0/140/29/32Howard T. AyersAustin (30); Dallas (53); London (2); Los Angeles (7); New York City (22); Washington, D.C. (19); The Woodlands (7)litigation, corporate & securities,business transactions Metro; El Paso Corp.; General Electric Capital Corp.; BP p.l.c. North America
9Thompson & Knight1700 Pacific Ave., Suite 3300, Dallas 75201(214) 969-1700354/107/60/138/40/9Peter J. RileyAustin (25); Algiers, Algeria (1); Fort Worth (8); Houston (96); Monterrey, Mexico (2); Paris (1)trial, corporate & securities, taxBank of America N.A.; Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp.; CompUSA Inc.; The Dow Chemical Co.; Sonatrach
10Bracewell & Patterson711 Louisiana St., Suite 2900, Houston 77002(713) 223-2900351/107/52/189/1/2Patrick C. OxfordAustin (26); Corpus Christi (8); Dallas (36); Fort Worth (1); Kazakhstan (10); London (1); Reston, Va. (8); San Antonio (32); Washington, D.C. (35)trial, real estate, energy & financeKinder Morgan Inc.; Bechtel; Societe Generale
11Winstead Sechrest & Minick1201 Elm St., Suite 5400, Dallas 75270(214) 745-5400327/114/56/128/29/0W. Mike BaggettAustin (39); Fort Worth (8); Houston (81); Mexico City (9); Washington, D.C. (4); The Woodlands (11)litigation, corporate, real estateBank of America N.A.; Carter & Burgess; Home Depot; Southwest Securities; Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.; Houston Texans; Merrill Lynch
12Jackson Walker901 Main St., Suite 6000, Dallas 75202(214) 953-6000300/87/86/90/14/23T. Michael WilsonAustin (54); Fort Worth (18); Houston (67); Richardson (13); San Angelo (5); San Antonio (32)litigation, transactional, laborCrescent Real Estate Equities; Bank of America N.A.; Farmers Insurance Group; Bombadier; Explorer Pipeline
13Gardere Wynne Sewell1601 Elm St., Suite 3000, Dallas 75201(214) 999-3000289/101/64/106/7/11Stephen D. GoodAustin (5); Houston (95); Mexico City (11)trial, corporate, financial servicesJ.P. Morgan Chase & Co.; IKON Office Solutions; Zale Corp.
14Strasburger & Price901 Main St., Suite 4300, Dallas 75202(214) 651-4300204/69/31/76/11/17Kirk F. SniffAustin (22); Houston (37); Mexico City (5); San Antonio (10); Washington, D.C. (3)litigation, corporate, real estateNational Dairy Holdings; UnitedHealth Group; 7-Eleven Inc.; Bank of America N.A.; Tenet Healthcare Corp.
15Jones Day2727 N. Harwood, Dallas 75201(214) 220-3939200/67/0/117/5/11Francis P. Hubach (Dallas)/Hugh R. Whiting (Houston)Dallas (168); Houston (32); founded in Cleveland, Ohio; litigation, transactional, taxBP p.l.c.; Halliburton Co.; Texas Instruments Inc.; J.C. Penney Co. Inc. 25 offices worldwide; 1,969 attorneys firmwide
16Brown McCarroll111 Congress Ave., Suite 1400, Austin 78701(512) 472-5456155/58/18/67/12/0Robert J. WernerDallas (54); Houston (24); Longview (7)litigation, business, environmentalFord Motor Co.; Wyndham International Inc.; Daughters of Charity Health Services of Austin
17Hughes & Luce1717 Main St., Suite 2800, Dallas 75201(214) 939-5500153/61/11/78/3/0Robert H. Mow Jr.Austin (27)litigation, corporate, real estateAMR Corp. (American Airlines); Dean Foods; Dell Computer Corp.; Electronic Data Systems; SBC Communications Inc.
18Godwin Gruber1201 Elm St., Suite 1700, Dallas 75270(214) 939-4400130/15/28/83/0/4G. Michael GruberNonebusiness litigation, asbestos & silica litigation, health care litigationDallas Independent School District; Exxon Mobil Corp.; Halliburton; Pavestone; Perot Systems; Texas Capital Bank
19Weil, Gotshal & Manges200 Crescent Court, Suite 300, Dallas 75201 (214) 746-7700110/26/0/76/6/2Glenn D. WestDallas (57); Houston (320); founded in New York; seven offices worldwide; 1,110+ attorneys firmwidecorporate, litigation, business finance & restructuringHicks, Muse, Tate & Furst; AMR Corp. (American Airlines); Texas Instruments Inc.; Southwest Sports Group; Dr Pepper/Seven Up Bottling Group Inc.
20Clark, Thomas & Winters300 W. 6th St., Suite 1500, Austin 78701(512) 472-8800109/67/0/39/3/0Larry McNeillSan Antonio (3)administrative, litigation, business transactionsPedernales Electric Co-Op; DaimlerChrysler Corp.; Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
21Beirne, Maynard & Parsons1300 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 2500, Houston 77056(713) 623-0887106/16/29/29/26/6Martin D. BeirneDallas (15)civil litigation, products liability, toxic tortPfizer; American International Group Inc.; Freightliner; BP p.l.c.; Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.
Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons700 N. Pearl St., 25th Floor, Dallas 75201(214) 871-8200106/33/18/48/3/4Richard S. GeigerAustin (15); St. Paul, Minn. (5)insurance litigation, labor & employment, commercial litigationMinnesota Mining and Manufacturing Co. (3M); American International Group Inc.; The Allstate Corp.
23Chamberlain Hrdlicka White Williams & Martin1200 Smith St., Suite 1400, Houston 77002(713) 658-181893/33/19/36/4/1Stephen M. MasonAtlanta (29)corporate/securities, federal tax, litigationThe Hartford; Apache Corp.; Blue Bell Creameries; Texas Brine Co.; Applied Materials
24Cantey & Hanger801 Cherry St., Suite 2100, Unit 2, Fort Worth 76102(817) 877-280092/49/16/16/7/4Allan HowethAustin (12); Dallas (7)business & commercial litigation; corporate & securities; taxation, estates & small business organizationsBimbo Bakeries U.S.A.; TXU Corp. (Oncor Electric Delivery Co.); Arlington Memorial; Fidelity Title Group; DFW International Airport
25Cox & Smith112 E. Pecan St., Suite 1800, San Antonio 78205(210) 554-550091/36/19/34/2/0Stephen D. SeidelAustin (2)commercial litigation, corporate & securities, taxationKinetic Concepts Inc.; Abraxas Petroleum Corp.; city of San Antonio, Cingular Wireless, International Bank of Commerce, Clear Channel Communications
26Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr1445 Ross Ave., Suite 4000, Dallas 75202(214) 855-750089/30/19/34/0/6James D. JordanAustin (8)real estate, litigation, corporate/tax/intellectual propertyJPI; ClubCorp.; BNP Paribas; ORIX Capital; Omega Healthcare Investors Inc.
27Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal200 Crescent Court, Suite 1500, Dallas 75201(214) 855-300088/38/0/43/7/0Fletcher YarbroughNonecomplex litigation, business transactions, restructuring and insolvencyPlumrose USA Inc.; SBC Communications Inc.; Dallas Home for the Jewish Aged; Fannie Mae; Dallas Independent School District
28Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson1949 South I.H. 35, Austin 78741(512) 447-667585/28/27/30/0/0management committeeBeaumont (1); Brownsville (1); Chicago (3); Conroe (1); Corsicana (2); Dallas (9); Edinburg El Paso (2); Fort Worth (4); Houston (13); Jacksonville, Fla. (1); Longview (1); Lufkin (1); New Orleans (1); Odessa (1); Philadelphia (4); San Angelo (1); San Antonio (6); Tyler (3); The Woodlands (1) (3); delinquent taxes, appraisal districts, school property value appealcity of Dallas; city of Chicago; Harris County
29Porter & Hedges700 Louisiana St., Suite 3500, Houston 77002(713) 226-060085/32/7/42/4/0T. William PorterNoneenergy, corporate & securities, business litigation,Bank of America N.A.; Cooper Cameron Corp.; The Dow Chemical Co.; Goodyear; Key Energy Services Inc.
30Kelly, Hart & Hallman201 Main St., Suite 2500, Fort Worth 76102(817) 332-250084/47/0/34/3/0Mark L. Hart Jr.Austin (7)litigation, real estate, corporateBass Family Interests; AMR Corp. (American Airlines); Pier 1 Imports; Justin Industries Inc.; Burnett Family Interests
31Howrey Simon Arnold & White750 Bering Drive, Houston 77057(713) 787-140081/18/12/39/3/9Thomas A. Millerfounded in Washington, D.C.; nine offices nationwide; 580 attorneys firmwideintellectual property, antitrust, global litigationShell Oil Co.; Monsanto; Emerson Electric; Celanese; Merck
32Hunton & Williams1601 Bryan St., 30th Floor, Dallas 75201(214) 979-300080/33/8/36/3/0David P. PooleAustin (2); Dallas (81); founded in Richmond, Va., 870+ attorneys firmwidelitigation, intellectual property & antitrust, regulated industries & governmental relationsTXU Corp.; Heeling Inc.; Kansas City Southern Railway Co.; Hanson Cos. Netsolve Inc.
33Baker & McKenzie2001 Ross Ave., Suite 2300, Dallas 75201(214) 978-300079/17/17/43/1/1Mark D. Taylor (Dallas)/J. Richard Hammett (Houston)Dallas (53), Houston (26), founded in Chicago; 3,000+ attorneys firmwidelitigation/labor & employment, corporate & securities, major projects Alcatel; Chorum; ENSCO; GEICO; Pilgrims Pride
34Baron & Budd3102 Oak Lawn Ave., Suite 1100, Dallas 75219(214) 521-360577/24/0/53/0/0Fred Baron/Russell BuddBaton Rouge, La. (1); Canton, N.Y. (0); Cleveland, Ohio (0); Glen Carbon, Ill. (1); Monroe, Ohio (1); Vandergrif, Pa. (0) plaintiff's toxic tort litigationindividual plaintiffs
35McGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore919 Congress Ave., Suite 1300, Austin 78701(512) 495-600073/48/0/17/6/2Patton G. LochridgeHouston (14)litigation, business, governmentExxon Mobil Corp.; Time Warner Cable; Houston Independent School District; Humana Insurance; General Electric Capital Corp.
36Patton Boggs2001 Ross Ave., Suite 3000, Dallas 75201(214) 758-150070/14/14/41/1/0Charles P. Millerfounded in Washington, D.C.; six offices nationwide; 375 attorneys firmwidebusiness transactions, litigation, bankruptcyTexas Capital Bank; General Electric Capital Corp.; Bank of America N.A.; CapitalSource Finance
37King & Spalding1100 Louisiana St., Suite 3300, Houston 77002(713) 751-320069/19/0/38/8/4Randolph C. Coleyfounded in Atlanta; five offices worldwide; 698 attorneys firmwide business & tort litigation, international energy projects, corporate transactionsChevronTexaco Corp.; Halliburton (and associated subsidiaries); BHP Billiton; Houston Astros Baseball Club; UPS
38McKool Smith300 Crescent Court, Suite 1500, Dallas 75201(214) 978-400067/15/3/40/1/8Mike McKool Jr.Austin (12)commercial litigationEricsson Inc.; BearingPoint; Orix Capital Marketing; Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst; Intel
39Susman Godfrey1000 Louisiana St., Suite 5100, Houston 77002(713) 651-936666/34/1/27/2/2Stephen D. Susman/H. Lee GodfreyDallas (10); Los Angeles (7); Seattle (8)litigation/arbitration, complex commercial, antitrustAce Insurance; Texas Instruments Inc.; El Paso Corp.; Lyondell
40Cooper & Scully900 Jackson St., Suite 100, Dallas 75202(214) 712-950065/11/11/43/0/0John A. ScullyHouston (9); Phoenix (1); Sherman (6)trial & appellate, health care, business & commercialColumbia/HCA Healthcare; Texas Health Resources; GAINSCO; Texas Medical Liability Trust
41Cowles & Thompson901 Main St., Suite 4000, Dallas 75202(214) 672-200062/21/8/30/3/0David R. WoodwardTyler (5)litigation, commercial/transactional, appellateWal-Mart Stores Inc.; H. B. Zachry Co.; American International Group Inc.; Sabre and HealthSouth Corp.
42Provost H Umphrey Law Firm490 Park St., Beaumont 77701(409) 835-600059/35/0/24/0/0T. Walter UmphreyAlbuquerque, N.M. (3); Dallas (1); Friendswood (4); Philadelphia (4); Tyler (1)general civil & trial, products liability, asbestos litigationChemical and Atomic Workers International; Pipefitters Local 195; Ironworkers Local 125; Sheet Metal Workers Local 196; Operating Engineers Local 450
43Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody515 Congress Ave., Suite 2300, Austin 78701(512) 480-560056/40/0/11/5/0John J. McKetta IIINonecorporate, litigation, trusts & estates, real estate,SBC Communications Inc.; Texas Mutual Insurance Co.; Evolutionary Technologies International Inc.
44Coats, Rose, Yale, Ryman & Lee1001 Fannin, Suite 800, Houston 77002(713) 651-011155/20/5/17/13/0Richard L. RoseClear Lakeconstruction & general litigation, real estate, municipal utility districts & public lawFoster Wheeler Corp.; Varco International Inc.; Life Forms Inc.
45Glast, Phillips & Murray13355 Noel Road, Suite 2200, Dallas 75240(972) 419-830055/1/54/0/0/0Troy PhillipsDallas (5); Houston (8)real estate, estate planning, commercial litigationComputer Associates; Dalcon Investments LLC; Basic Capital Management: Zurich American Insurance; Henry S. Miller; Mercantile Bank & Trust; Computer Associates
46Matthews and Branscomb112 E. Pecan St., Suite 1100, San Antonio 78205(210) 357-930055/31/4/16/2/2Daniel M. ElderCorpus Christi (18)business transactions, litigation, real estateSan Antonio Gas & Electric Utilities (City Board); Jefferson Bank; KB Home Lone Star LP; Valero Refining Co.; Valero Refining Co.
47Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller777 Main St., Suite 3800, Fort Worth 76102(817) 336-933355/27/18/8/2/0R.H. Wallace Jr.Alliance (1); Arlington (6); Dallas (11)civil trial & appellate, insurance, corporateAlcon Laboratories Inc.; Bank One Texas N.A.; Freese & Nichols Inc.; State Farm Insurance Cos.; Texas Lawyer's Insurance Exchange
48Baker & Hostetler1000 Louisiana St., Suite 2000, Houston 77002(713) 751-160054/11/12/24/4/3Lisa H. Penningtonfounded in Cleveland, Ohio; 10 offices nationwide; 550+ attorneys firmwidelitigation, business, labor & employmentFisher Scientific; Shell Oil Co.; Ford Motor Co.; Bayer Corp.; Eagle Global Logistics
49Germer Gertz550 Fannin, Suite 700, Beaumont 77701(409) 654-670052/18/32/2/0/0Paul W. GertzAustin (7); Houston (7)personal injury litigation defense, commercial litigation, general corporate practiceWyeth; State Farm Insurance Cos.; Port of Beaumont Navigation District, The Kansas City Southern Railway Co.; Entergy Gulf States Inc.
50Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher2100 McKinney Ave., Suite 1100, Dallas 75201(214) 698-310052/16/0/30/4/2Martin B. McNamarafounded in Los Angeles; 11 offices nationwide; 800 attorneys firmwidelitigation, business restructuring/reorganization, corporatePricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; Sabre Inc.; National Gypsum Settlement Trust
51MehaffyWeber2615 Calder, Suite 800, Beaumont 77702(409) 835-501151/18/3/23/2/5Bob BlackHouston (16)products liability, commercial liability, professional liabilityDuPont; Baxter Health Care; TIG Ins. Co.; Pangborn Corp.; The Dow Chemical Co.
52Hays McConn Rice & Pickering1200 Smith St., Suite 400 Two Allen Center, Houston 77002(713) 654-111150/15/9/20/6/0management committeeNonelitigation, commercial law, ERISA Zurich American Insurance Co.; Shell Oil Co.; American Arbitration Assoc.; Hines Interests L.P.; Ondeo Nalco Co.
53Looper Reed & McGraw1300 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 2000, Houston 77056(713) 986-700050/14/21/14/1/0Randall B. WilhiteDallas (22)commercial litigation, commercial transactions, family lawChevron Phillips Chemical Co.; General Electric Co.; MI Drilling Fluids LLC; ONEOK; Integrated Electrical Services
54Touchstone, Bernays, Johnston, Beall, Smith & Stollenwerck1201 Elm St., Suite 4700, Dallas 75270(214) 741-116650/20/1/27/2/0Sid DavisNonelitigation, insurance, appellateFarmers Insurance Group; Southern Farm; USAA; Wal-Mart Stores Inc.; Fireman's Fund
55Cotton, Bledsoe, Tighe & Dawson500 W. Illinois Ave., Midland 79701(915) 684-578248/32/0/14/2/0Rick FletcherHouston (8)commercial litigation, oil & gas, general businessOccidental Petroleum Ltd.; ChevronTexaco; Weatherford International Inc.; Tipperary Corp.
56DeHay & Elliston901 Main St., Suite 3500, Dallas 75202(214) 210-240047/4/5/38/0/0W. Scott BerryBaltimore (8); Houston (3)toxic torts defense, products liability, insurance defenseMinnesota Mining and Manufacturing Co. (3M); Certainteed; Riley Stoker; Union Carbide
57Naman Howell Smith & Lee900 Washington Ave., 7th Floor, Waco 76701(254) 755-410047/36/1/7/3/0Wesley FilerAustin (5); College Station (1); Temple (7)litigation, corporate/banking, communicationsTXU Communications Ventures Co.; Baylor University; Scott & White Memorial Hospital; Texas Municipal League; Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center
58Bickerstaff, Heath, Smiley, Pollan, Kever & McDaniel816 Congress Ave., Suite 1700, Austin 78701(512) 472-802146/15/9/12/0/10William D. Dugat IIInonemunicipal, corporate, water & environmentalvillage of Bee Cave; Lower Colorado River Authority; Bexar County; city of College Station; El Paso Public Service Board
59Kemp Smith221 N. Kansas, Suite 1700, El Paso 79901(915) 533-442446/22/7/13/4/0Jack T. ChapmanAustinlitigation, corporate/business, labor/ employment/immigrationEdwards Aquifer Authority; Hunt Building Corp.; Wells Fargo Bank Texas N.A.; Petro Stopping Centers LP; National Center for the Employment of the Disabled
60Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw700 Louisiana St., Suite 3600, Houston 77002(713) 221-165146/17/1/21/6/1Michael E. Niebrueggefounded in Chicago; 13 offices worldwide; 1,300+ attorneys firmwidelitigation, corporate & securities, finance, real estateBank of America N.A.; CIBC; Andersen; Ernst & Young; Dow/Union Carbide
61Bell Nunnally & Martin3232 McKinney Ave., Suite 1400, Dallas 75204(214) 740-140044/16/11/16/0/1James A. SkochdopoleNonelitigation, corporate, employmentLockheed Martin Corp.; E.I. Dupont de Nemours Inc.; Citizens Communications; Fidelity National Title; Triad Hospitals Inc.
62Bickel & Brewer1717 Main St., Suite 4800, Dallas 75201(214) 653-400044/6/3/21/1/13John W. Bickel II/ William A. Brewer IIINew York City (4); Dallas (1)business litigation, hospitality, intellectual propertyStarwood Hotels & Resorts; University of Texas at Austin; RSR Corp.; Hollywood Casinos; Brunswick Corp.
63Scott, Douglass & McConnico600 Congress Ave., Suite 1500, Austin 78701(512) 495-630044/35/2/6/1/0Thomas A. AlbrightNonelitigation (trial & appellate), oil & gas, taxationAOL Time Warner; The Dow Chemical Co.; General Electric Co.; Raytheon; SBC Communications Inc.
64Henslee, Fowler, Hepworth & Schwartz816 Congress Ave., Suite 800, Austin 78701(512) 708-180443/4/10/23/5/1Donald G. HensleeBrownsville (2); Dallas (10); Fort Worth (5); Houston (5); San Antonio (2); Tyler (2)public law, insurance, commercial litigation transactionsAmerican International Group Inc.; 330 school districts and other public entities
65Kane, Russell, Coleman & Logan1601 Elm St., Suite 3700, Dallas 75201(214) 777-420042/7/12/23/0/0Raymond J. KaneNonereal estate, litigation, bankruptcyCircuit City Stores Inc.; Staubach Retail Services Inc.; Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Assoc.; Home Depot
66Littler Mendelson2001 Ross Ave., Suite 2600, Dallas 77201(214) 880-810042/16/8/17/0/1Scott McDonaldDallas (22); Houston (20); 28 offices nationally; founded in San Francisco; 369 attorneys firmwidelabor & employmentBurlington Resources Inc.; Chevron USA; Waste Management; CompUSA; Continental Airlines
67Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams1001 McKinney, Suite 1000, Houston 77002(713) 224-838042/19/4/15/4/0David R. WalkerBrownsville (6); Corpus Christi (11); Galveston (2)admirality, civil litigation/insurance defense/ insurance coverage, appealsTransocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling Inc.; The West of England Ship Owners Mutual Insurance Association; The St. Paul Cos.; CITGO Petroleum Corp.; Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.
68Gwinn & Roby1201 Elm St., Suite 4100, Dallas 75270(214) 698-410041/26/0/14/1/0Robert R. RobyFort Worth (5)litigation, medical malpractice, products liabilityTexas Health Resources; General Motors Corp.; State Farm Insurance Cos.; The Allstate Corp.; Fireman's Fund
69Hartline, Dacus, Barger, Dreyer & Kern6688 N. Central Expwy., Suite 1000, Dallas 75206(214) 369-210041/17/0/23/1/0Larry D. GraysonCorpus Christi (7)products liability, general litigation, commercial litigationGeneral Motors Corp.; Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc.; Bridgestone/Firestone; American International Group Inc.; Phillips Petroleum Co.; The Dow Chemical Co.
70Scott, Hulse, Marshall, Feuille, Finger & Thurmond201 E. Main Drive, 1100 Chase Tower, El Paso 79901(915) 533-2493 41/26/0/15/0/0James T. McNutt Jr.Nonecommercial litigation, real estate & banking, medical malpracticeInternational Outsourcing Services L.L.C.; Phelps Dodge Corp.; CNA Insurance Co.
71Orgain, Bell & Tucker470 Orleans St., Suite 400, Beaumont 77701(409) 838-641240/19/2/18/1/0Robert J. HambrightAustin (1); Houston (7); Silsbee (1)civil litigation, labor & employment, general businessExxon Mobil Corp.; Shell Oil Co.; Huntsman Corp.; Hartford Insurance Co.; Temple Inland
72Sheehy, Serpe & Ware909 Fannin St., Suite 2500, Houston 77010(713) 951-100039/9/3/20/7/0Richard A. SheehyGalveston (1)professional malpractice defense, commercial litigation, products liabilityHCA - The Healthcare Co.; Landry's Restaurants Inc.; Todd Shipyards
73Mullin, Hoard & Brown500 S. Taylor, Suite 800, Amarillo 79101(806) 372-505038/21/0/13/4/0Steve HoardLubbock (14)complex civil litigation, creditors' rights law, business transactionsAmarillo National Bank; Wells Fargo Bank Texas N.A.; City Bank Texas; Devon Energy; Texas Beef Group
74Thornton, Summers, Biechlin, Dunham & Brown10100 Reunion Place, Suite 300, San Antonio 78216(210) 342-555538/12/8/17/1/0Richard J. Reynolds IIIAustin (4); Corpus Christi (6); McAllen (6)litigation, worker's compensation, labor & employmentAmerican International Group Inc.; CNA; Medical Protective; ERC; State Farm Insurance Cos.
75Dunn, Kacal, Adams, Pappas & LawOne Riverway, Suite 1200, Houston 77056(713) 529-399237/10/4/19/0/4Richard M. LawDallas (5)medical malpractice, general litigation, toxic tortTexas Medical Liability Trust; PPG Industries; Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.; Western Litigation; Methodist Hospital System
76Hermes Sargent Bates1717 Main St., Suite 3200, Dallas 75201(214) 658-650036/8/4/24/0/0management committeeNonelitigation, insurance coverage, legal/medical malpracticeZurich N. A.; Interstate Insurance Group; Lancer Management Co.
77Oppenheimer, Blend, Harrison & Tate711 Navarro, Suite 600, San Antonio 78205(210) 224-200036/21/0/14/1/0Stanley L. BlendNoneestate planning, taxation, corporations & partnershipsSBC Communications Inc.; Chromalloy Gas Turbine Corp.; San Antonio Water System
78Arter & Hadden1717 Main St., Suite 4100, Dallas 75201(214) 761-210035/13/9/10/3/0Stephen M. Finleyfounded in Cleveland, Ohio; 10 offices nationwide; 300 attorneys firmwidelitigation, corporate, bankruptcyHunt Capital Group; Compass BankShares; Cellular One; Zale Lipshy
79Brin & Brin1202 Third St., Corpus Christi 78404(361) 881-964335/16/7/10/2/0Ronald B. BrinAustin (1); Brownsville (4); Edinburg (4); Laredo (1); San Antonio (12)insurance defense litigation, medical malpractice defense, products liabilityTexas Medical Liability Trust; St. Paul Insurance; Medical Protective; Driscoll Children's Hospital
80Hilgers & Watkins98 San Jacinto Blvd., Suite 1300, Austin 78759(512) 476-471635/20/0/14/1/0Mark D. ChouteauEl Paso (1)health care, litigation, business lawR.E. Thomason General Hospital; Southwestern Bell Yellow Pages Inc.; Austin Regional Clinic
81Conley Rose600 Travis St., Suite 7100, Houston 77002(713) 238-800034/12/0/21/1/0David A. RoseAustin (7); Plano (8)patent, patent litigation, trademarkDaniel Industries Inc.; Halliburton Energy Services; ConocoPhillips; Hewlett Packard Corp.; Computer Sciences Corp.
82Fish & Richardson1717 Main St., Suite 5000, Dallas 75201(214) 747-507034/11/4/18/1/0Thomas M. Melsheimerfounded in Boston; eight offices nationwide; 302 attorneys firmwideintellectual property, litigation, corporateIntel; Alcatel; Dallas Basketball Ltd.; Bose Corp.; Cargill Inc.
83Vial, Hamilton, Koch & Knox1700 Pacific Ave., Suite 2800, Dallas 75201(214) 712-440034/17/6/7/4/0Richard D. PullmanNoneinsurance defense, business litigation, CNA Insurance; Dallas Independent School District; State Farm Insurance Cos.
84Diamond McCarthy Taylor Finley Bryant & Lee1201 Elm St., Suite 3400, Dallas 75270(214) 389-530032/6/2/15/9/0Allan DiamondAustin (10); Houston (9)professional liability/insolvency litigation, commercial litigation, bankruptcyRabobank; Trustee for Agribiotech Estate; Trustee for Inverworld Estate; Trustee for Precept Estate; Friede Goldman Creditors
85Ball & Weed745 E. Mulberry, Suite 500, San Antonio 78212(210) 731-630031/8/2/12/9/0J.K. LeonardNoneproducts liability, general negligence & insurance law, medical malpractice; health law USAA; Cooper Tire; American International Group Inc.; Medtronic; Goodyear SAFECO
86Crain, Caton & James909 Fannin, Suite 3300, Houston 77010(713) 658-232331/18/4/8/1/0Kelly Brown/Larry GeorgeNonelitigation, probate/estate planning, environmentalCrown, Cork & Seal Co.; Eagle Insurance; Oiltanking Inc.; Schenectady International Inc.; Sterling Bank
87Walsh, Anderson, Brown, Schulze & Aldridge6300 La Calma, Suite 200, Austin 78752(512) 454-686431/22/0/9/0/0Eric W. SchulzeIrving (5); San Antonio (10)education law, employment law, corrections lawAustin Independent School District; Northside ISD; Mansfield ISD; Lubbock ISD; Wackenhut Corrections Corp.; Texas Association of School Boards
88Davis & Wilkerson1801 S. Mopac, Suite 300, Austin 78746(512) 482-061430/13/0/16/1/0David M. DavisNonecivil trial, health law, business lawCaremark Inc.; Methodist Retirement Communities; Texas Medical Liability Trust; Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals; Texas Windstorm Insurance Assoc.
89Hill Gilstrap1400 W. Abram St., Arlington 76013(817) 261-222230/6/9/14/1/0Frank HillChicago (5); North Richland Hills (1)general civil litigation, transactional, appellateKBK Financial Inc.; FFP Partners L.L.P.; D&M Leasing; Arlington Independent School District; Texas Community College Teachers Association
90Law, Snakard & Gambill1600 W. 7th St., Suite 500, Fort Worth 76102(817) 335-737330/17/0/7/6/0Jay S. GarrettNonecommercial, insurance & general litigation in all courts, real estateFord Motor Credit Co.; Wells Fargo Bank Texas N.A.; Texas Bank; Fidelity National Ins. Co.; Wm. Rigg Cos.; Merrill Lynch
91Loeffler Jonas & Tuggey755 E. Mulberry, Suite 200, San Antonio 78212(210) 354-430030/5/8/12/5/0Tom LoefflerAustin (1); Washington, D.C. (0)government affairs, litigation, corporate & securitiesNational Association of Broadcasters; Southwest Airlines; SBC Communications Inc.
92Meadows, Owens, Collier, Reed, Cousins & Blau901 Main St., Suite 3700, Dallas 75202(214) 744-370030/13/3/10/0/4Robert Don CollierNoneestate planning, tax litigation, tax planningSilverleaf Resorts Inc.; National Health Administrators; International Bancshares
93Underwood, Wilson, Berry, Stein & Johnson410 S. Taylor, Suite 1500, Amarillo 79101(806) 376-561330/19/0/7/3/1T. Alan RhodesNonehealth care, litigation, educationBaptist St. Anthony's Health System; Texas Health Enterprises Inc.; Amarillo Independent School District; Amarillo National Bank; IBP Inc.
94Gibson, Ochsner & Adkins701 S. Taylor, Suite 500, Amarillo 79101(806) 372-427129/11/0/14/4/0Charles E. KingNonecommercial, insurance & general litigation, business transactionsQuixx Corp.; Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp.; Northwest Texas Healthcare System; Bank of America N.A.; ConocoPhillips
95Beck, Redden & Secrest1221 McKinney, Suite 4500, Houston 77010(713) 951-370028/7/0/13/8/0David J. BeckNonecommercial litigationExxon Mobil Corp.; Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Co. (3M); The Dow Chemical Co.; Browning Ferris Industries; Hewlitt Packard Compaq Corp.
96Geary, Porter & Donovan16475 Dallas Parkway, Suite 500, Addison 75001(972) 931-990128/15/0/13/0/0James T. PorterNonecommercial & property tax litigation, real estate, business transactionsFairfield Residential L.L.P.; Folsom Properties Inc.; Henry S. Miller Cos.
97Phillips & Akers3200 Southwest Freeway, Suite 3400, Houston 77027(713) 552-959527/9/0/8/0/10Michael PhillipsAustin; McAllencivil and commercial litigation, insurance defense, personal injuryCNA; Liberty Mutual, Wausau
98Atlas & Hall818 Pecan, McAllen 78501(956) 682-550126/12/8/6/0/0Morris AtlasNonegeneral civil & trial litigation, insurance, taxationTexas Regional Bancshares Inc.; Texas State Bank; Bentsen Development Co.; State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.; Knapp Memorial Hospital
99The Kleberg Law Firm800 N. Shoreline, Suite 900, Corpus Christi 78401(361) 693-850026/18/4/4/0/0Milton LorenzHouston (4); San Antonio (8)estate planning/probate, admiralty, civil litigationAEP; Kennedy Memorial Foundation; Port of Corpus Christi
100Hallett & Perrin2001 Bryan St., Suite 3900, Dallas 75201(214)953-005325/15/0/10/0/0Scot W. O'BrienNonecorporate formation/alteration, commercial transactions, securitiesChubb Insurance Co.; Unaka; Southwest Airlines, Whole Foods
(Texas Lawyer, July 2003)