Sherman & Howard Departments and Attorneys Rank Highly in 2007 Chambers USA Release
July 11, 2007
Sherman & Howard's Labor & Employment Department is a frontrunner for the second consecutive year, according to the 2007 rankings from Chambers USA, which ranked the Department number one in Colorado. Labor & Employment attorneys Ray Deeny, Chuck Newcom, Ted Olsen, and Bernie Siebert also received individual honors from the publications.
Sherman & Howard's Construction Department also took number one honors in Colorado, with first place rankings for attorneys Mike Cook and Bret Gunnell.
Other distinguished placements for Sherman & Howard include a second place in Real Estate Law, with special honors for Bob Brown; third place in Environment Law, with special honors for Ron Eddy; and fourth in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Law, with special honors for Andy Blair. Mentions as notable practitioners in the 2007 rankings include Bruce Muir, Kathy Odle and Mike Sanchez in Labor & Employment: Benefits & Compensation; Rebecca Fisher in Real Estate: Hotels & Leisure; and Larry Treece in General Litigation.
Chambers USA is an independent British publication that ranks firms and attorneys widely viewed as leaders in their fields of practice. The organization selects its rankings on the basis of submissions made by legal practices, research obtained by in-depth telephone interviews conducted with both lawyers and clients, and its own database resources. The views of clients are given greater weight than those of attorneys, reflecting an unbiased and in-depth methodology. Qualities assessed by Chambers USA include client service, technical legal ability, professional conduct, commercial astuteness, diligence, and commitment, among other qualities that clients claim to value most.
A full summary of the Sherman & Howard firm and individual rankings is listed below:
Sherman & Howard Firm Rankings
Ranked 1 in Construction - Colorado
Sherman & Howard Individual Rankings
Ranked 1 for Robert Brown in Real Estate - Colorado
Sherman & Howard L.L.C., established in 1892, is the oldest law firm in Denver. The Firm assists its clients in most aspects of law affecting businesses and public institutions. More than 150 of the Firm's attorneys currently practice in offices in Denver, Colorado Springs, and Steamboat Springs, Colorado; Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada; and Phoenix, Arizona.