HOUSTON, Nov. 4, 2014 — Coats Rose Yale Ryman & Lee, PC has been recognized in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in national and metropolitan rankings across all five offices located in Houston, Austin, Dallas, San Antonio and New Orleans. The firm was recognized nationally in three practice areas for Construction Law, Construction Litigation and Real Estate Law.
In practice areas by metropolitan regions, the firm was recognized in 13 practice areas. The metropolitan rankings include:
METROPOLITAN TIER 1
METROPOLITAN TIER 2
- Construction Law
- Litigation – Construction
- Employment Law – Management
- Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
- Construction Law
METROPOLITAN TIER 3
- Commercial Litigation
- Litigation – Environmental
Firms included in the 2015 “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.
The 2015 Edition of “Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan-based practice areas.
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings, for the fifth consecutive year, 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 and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.
About Coats Rose Yale Ryman & Lee, PC
Coats Rose is a business transaction and litigation law firm based in Houston, Texas. For more than 25 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.