February 11, 2013 HOUSTON, TX: Martindale-Hubbell announced today 23 Coats Rose attorneys have earned the AV Preeminent® rating. This rating is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability.
The AV rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers – members of the bar and the judiciary.
Coats Rose attorneys Thomas R. Barber, John G. Cannon, Timothy G. Green, Dowe Gullatt, Nancy H. Hamren, Stephanie Lucas Harrison, John M. Joseph, Byron G. Lee, Kelton Longwell, Lawrence A. Lynn, Barry Palmer, Barry S. Rabon, Richard L. Reed, James M. Riley, M. Frank Russell, Chris E. Ryman, William B. Short, W. Routt Thornhill, W. Dickinson Yale, David L. Ylitalo and Jerry M. Young are listed in this year’s publication for excellence in their practice areas.
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 over 90 attorneys, with offices in Houston, Clear Lake, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, and New Orleans.