20 Coats Rose, P.C. Lawyers Named to the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers® in America & Ones To Watch, Combined

Ronald A. Bell Named One of the 2022 Best Lawyers® in America “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law in Cincinnati

HOUSTON – August 19, 2021 Coats Rose, P.C. is pleased to announce that 13 lawyers have been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and seven Coats Rose lawyers have been included in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Ronald A. Bell has been named a 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati the area of Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law.

Each year, only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing. Ones to Watch recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.

The guide honored firm lawyers in all six firm offices, Houston, Austin, Dallas, New Orleans, San Antonio and Cincinnati, and in nine areas of legal practice, including real estate, public finance, construction, construction litigation, government relations, tax, employee benefits (ERISA), environmental litigation, professional malpractice and product liability litigation.

The following Coats Rose lawyers were named to 2022 The Best Lawyers in America list:

  • Ben Aderholt – Litigation – Construction
  • Ronald A. Bell – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law and Tax Law
  • David Brusilow – Real Estate Law
  • John G. Cannon** – Real Estate Law
  • Alysse E. Hollis – Public Finance Law
  • John M. Joseph*** – Government Relations Practice
  • A. Kelton “Kelly” Longwell*** – Real Estate Law
  • Barry J. Palmer** – Real Estate Law
  • Barry S. Rabon** – Construction Law
  • Richard L. Reed** – Construction Law
  • Megan C. Riess* – Real Estate Law
  • Richard L. Rose** – Real Estate Law
  • Elizabeth Haecker Ryan** – Litigation – Environmental, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, and Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

Coats Rose lawyers recognized in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch include:

  • Lauren Hodge – Energy Law, Government Relations Practice, and Real Estate Law
  • Laken Jenkins Kilgore – Real Estate Law
  • Paige Mebane – Government Relations Practice
  • Taheera S. Randolph – Government Relations Practice
  • Sarah Scott – Government Relations Practice
  • Molly Stanga – Government Relations Practice
  • Christopher Wootten – Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law, and Tax Law

* Lawyers listed for five years in Best Lawyers

** Lawyers listed for 10 years in Best Lawyers

*** Lawyers listed for 15 years in Best Lawyers

About Best Lawyers

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel Magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list and Ones to Watch are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing. Ones to Watch recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.

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 www.coatsrose.com.

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Houston, Texas 77046
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Dallas, Texas 75254
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Austin, Texas 78746
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New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
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Cincinnati, OH 45202
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