Coats Rose Achieves National and Metropolitan Rankings in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” Survey by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers®

HOUSTON – Nov. 1, 2019 – Coats Rose, P.C., a business transaction and litigation law firm headquartered in Houston, has been recognized in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® for national and metropolitan rankings across its offices in Houston, Cincinnati, San Antonio, Austin, and New Orleans. The firm was recognized nationally in three practice areas and regionally in 12 practice areas.

Firms included in the 2020 Best Law Firms list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking shows a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

Coats Rose, P.C. received the following rankings in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”:

National Tier 2

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Real Estate Law

Metropolitan Tier 1

  • Cincinnati
    • Public Finance Law
  • Houston
    • Construction Law
    • Litigation – Construction
    • Real Estate Law
  • San Antonio
    • Construction Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

  • Austin
    • Government Relations Practice
  • Cincinnati
    • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    • Tax Law
  • New Orleans
    • Litigation – Environmental
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
    • Professional Malpractice Law – 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 transaction and litigation law firm focused on development: the development of real estate, affordable housing, special purpose districts, business and private wealth. We provide legal counsel to businesses, governmental entities corporate and high-net worth clients across the U.S. and internationally. For over 30 years, the firm has leveraged its vast legal experience to fulfill clients’ needs spanning real estate law, affordable housing and community development, public finance, construction/surety law, commercial litigation, government relations, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, tax, wealth planning and preservation. In addition to its headquarters in Houston, Coats Rose 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


16000 North Dallas Parkway
Suite 350
Dallas, Texas 75248
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


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