Coats Rose Achieves National Tier 1 Rankings in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” Survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®

HOUSTON – Nov. 1, 2017 – Coats Rose, P.C., a business transaction and litigation law firm, has been recognized in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best 2018 Best Law Firms BadgeLawyers® for Tier 1 national and Tier 1 metropolitan rankings across its offices in Houston, Austin, San Antonio and New Orleans. The firm was recognized nationally as a Tier 1 firm for construction law and construction litigation, and Tier 2 for real estate.
Firms included in the 2018 Best Law Firms list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking shows a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.



  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Real Estate Law

New Orleans

San Antonio

  • Construction Law


  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

New Orleans

  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants


  • Government Relations Practice

New Orleans

  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate 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. 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. For more than 30 years, the firm has leveraged its vast legal experience to fulfill clients’ needs in numerous transactions and controversies, spanning real estate law, affordable housing and community development, public finance, commercial litigation, construction/surety law, insurance law, intellectual property, government relations, labor and employment law, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, tax, wealth planning and preservation, and health care. Coats Rose also has offices in Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, New Orleans and Cincinnati. Learn more at



9 Greenway Plaza, Ste. 1000
Houston, Texas 77046
Phone: 713.651.0111
Fax: 713.651.0220
Toll Free: 800.535.2701


14755 Preston Road
Suite 600
Dallas, Texas 75254
Phone: 972.788.1600
Fax: 972.702.0662


Terrace 2
2700 Via Fortuna, Suite 350
Austin, Texas 78746
Phone: 512.469.7987
Fax: 512.469.9408
Toll Free: 855.679.6763

San Antonio

8000 I.H. 10 West, Suite 1500
San Antonio, Texas 78230
Phone: 210.224.7098
Fax: 210.212.5698
Toll Free: 800.862.5079

New Orleans

365 Canal Street, Ste. 800
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Phone: 504.299.3070
Fax: 504.299.3071
Toll Free: 888.435.8214


PNC Center
201 E. 5th Street, Suite 1810
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513.830.0261
Fax: 513.672.0381