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CARRINGTON COLEMAN RANKED AS 2020 U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS® “BEST LAW FIRM”

Carrington Coleman has been recognized for its legal expertise and quality of law practice by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. For 2020, the Firm is ranked nationally in 5 areas and in 21 areas for the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area. Sixteen Carrington Coleman attorneys were recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

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NATIONAL TIER 3
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation – Securities

METROPOLITAN TIER 1 – Dallas/Fort Worth
Appellate Practice
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law

METROPOLITAN TIER 2 – Dallas/Fort Worth
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Family Law
Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent
Litigation – Securities

METROPOLITAN TIER 3 – Dallas/Fort Worth
Environmental Law
Trusts & Estates Law

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized on The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.

MANAGING PARTNER BRUCE COLLINS EARNS TOP HONORS, 15 CARRINGTON COLEMAN ATTORNEYS RECOGNIZED BY BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA

A total of 16 Carrington Coleman attorneys, representing 23 unique practice areas, have been recognized in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and among the most respected peer-review attorney guides in the country.

Managing Partner Bruce Collins earned special recognition as the Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Lawyer of the Year for Dallas. This distinction is reserved for the attorney earning the highest ranking during peer-review assessment.

“With peer input playing such a large role in selections, earning a place on The Best Lawyers in America listing is always an honor,” said Managing Partner-elect Monica Latin. “We are particularly proud of, but not surprised by, Bruce’s recognition as a Lawyer of the Year. Those who work with him have always looked at him as a leader. Now it is official.”

The Carrington Coleman attorneys selected to the Best Lawyers in America guide and their practice areas include:

Cathy Altman – Construction Law and Construction Litigation
Mike Birrer – Employment Law, Individuals and Management
Lyndon Bittle – Appellate
Robert Botts Jr. – Trusts and Estates, Commercial Litigation
Corbet F. Bryant, Jr. – Commercial Litigation
Ken Carroll – Appellate, Commercial Litigation
Jim Coleman – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law Defendants and Plaintiffs, Personal Injury Litigation Defendants
Bruce Collins – Commercial Litigation, Securities Litigation, Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
David Drumm – Real Estate Law
Carmen Eiker – Family Law
Mark C. Howland – Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Litigation
Charles Jordan – Environmental Law, Real Estate Law
Monica Latin – Commercial Litigation, Appellate
Bret Madole – Business Organization (including LLCs and Partnerships)
J. Michael Sutherland – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization
Jim Watson – Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

The Best Lawyers in America selection is based on outside nominations from attorneys, corporate leaders, and the general public. Comprehensive review includes lawyers within the same geographical region who share a practice focus. Final selections are made by the Best Lawyers research team and represent the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.

EIGHT CARRINGTON COLEMAN PARTNERS NAMED AMONG 2019 BEST LAWYERS IN DALLAS

Eight Carrington Coleman attorneys, across seven practice groups, have been selected among D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas.

Led by Managing Partner Bruce W. Collins, who was selected based upon his Securities Litigation & Enforcement work, the firm partners earning 2019 recognition include:

Cathy Altman, Construction Litigation
Lance Currie, Construction Litigation
Kelli M. Hinson, Professional Nonmedical Liability Litigation
Mark C. Howland, Intellectual Property
Michelle V. Larson, Bankruptcy & Workout
Monica W. Latin, Business/Commercial Litigation
J. Michael Sutherland, Bankruptcy & Workout

 

Carrington Coleman 2019 D Magazine Best Lawyers in Dallas

Best Lawyers in Dallas is a peer-nominated honor, with selection based upon responses to the question “Which Dallas lawyers, of those whose work you have witnessed firsthand, would you rank among the current best?” Final selection is determined by a blue-ribbon panel of attorneys, working with D Magazine’s editors.

SIX CARRINGTON COLEMAN ATTORNEYS NAMED 2019 RISING STARS

Congratulations to the six Carrington Coleman attorneys named to the 2019 Super Lawyers Texas “Rising Stars.” Parker Graham was recognized for his strength in Employment & Labor, Amy Lott for Securities & Corporate Finance, and Alex More for Securities Litigation. Debrán O’Neil, Sara Romine, and Brent Rubin were recognized for Business Litigation.

Sara Romine had the additional distinction of being named to the Top 50 Female Up-and-Coming and the Up-and-Coming 100 lists.

Carrington Coleman 2019 Rising Stars

The Rising Stars list recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for ten years or less.

LATIN NAMED TO 2017 TEXAS SUPER LAWYERS TOP LISTS

Carrington Coleman congratulates Monica Latin for being named to the state-wide “Top 100” list of Texas Super Lawyers. She was named a state-wide “Top 50” among Women Texas Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Texas via a patented multi-phase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research, and peer evaluation. The Texas lawyers who receive the highest point totals during this selection process are further recognized in Texas Super Lawyers Top Lists.


Monica has been named a Super Lawyer in Business Litigation for the last fifteen years. Carrington Coleman is proud to have 13 attorneys named 2017 Texas Super Lawyers in 8 practice areas. For the full list, click here.