Coats Rose Ranked in 2016 “Best Law Firms” Published by Woodward White, Inc.

Coats Rose, P.C. has been recognized in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in national and metropolitan rankings across four of the firm’s offices in Houston, Austin, San Antonio and New Orleans. The firm was recognized nationally in three practice areas for Construction Law, Construction Litigation and Real Estate Law.
Firms included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
For rankings across metropolitan regions, Coats Rose was recognized in 12 practice areas, including:


  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate

New Orleans

  • Construction Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Labor and Employment

New Orleans

  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

San Antonio

  • Construction Law



New Orleans

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. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm or consider the firm a worthy competitor.
About Coats Rose, P.C.
Coats Rose is a business transaction and litigation law firm based in Houston, Texas. For more than 30 years, Coats Rose attorneys have worked with clients in construction/surety law, real estate law, commercial litigation of all types, municipal law, public finance, affordable housing, insurance law, labor and employment law, and governmental relations. Coats Rose is comprised of more than 90 attorneys, with offices in Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and New Orleans.



9 Greenway Plaza, Ste. 1000
Houston, Texas 77046
Phone: 713.651.0111
Fax: 713.651.0220


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Suite 350
Dallas, Texas 75248
Phone: 972.788.1600
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Austin, Texas 78746
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