Sherman & Howard Practice Groups, Attorneys Rank Highly in 2009 Chambers USA Release
June 17, 2009 - Sherman & Howard's Labor & Employment, Employee Benefits, Real Estate, Construction, Environmental and Corporate attorneys and their practices have been singled out among Colorado lawyers and law firms in the 2009 release of Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business following a rigorous and independent research process that included interviews with thousands of clients and lawyers.
Top Honors in Labor & Employment, Employee Benefits
Sherman & Howard earned Chambers' highest ranking (Band 1) in the Labor & Employment Law category (which included the firm's Labor and Employment Attorneys and Employee Benefits attorneys). Chambers said of the firm, "The team is noted for having a strong regional presence in addition to its national practice." Seven Sherman & Howard attorneys were ranked individually in the Labor & Employment category as follows:
High Honors in Real Estate Law, Construction, Hotels & Leisure
Sherman & Howard and its attorneys also ranked highly in Real Estate - standing out in the categories of Real Estate Construction (Band 1), Hotels & Leisure (Band 1), and general Real Estate Law (Band 2). Chambers noted, "With an impeccable record for property work, Sherman & Howard is held in high regard for its impressive technical skills and expert handling of multiproperty and multistate deals." Five Sherman & Howard attorneys were ranked individually as follows:
Environmental Law, Corporate Practices Recognized
Sherman & Howard's Ron Eddy received a Band 1 Ranking in Environmental Law, with Chambers noting, "Ron Eddy of Sherman & Howard LLC is invaluable for his ‘sage and insightful advice' on matters ranging from water and air quality to hazardous waste." Sherman & Howard's Corporate practice received a Band 4 ranking.
About Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business
Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business is a publication of Chambers & Partners, an independent British firm that employs 100 full-time researchers who interview thousands of lawyers and their clients around the world to identify those lawyers and law firms which perform best according to the criteria most valued by clients. Chambers establishes its rankings on the basis of submissions made by legal practices, research obtained through 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. 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. For more information on Chambers USA, please visit their website at http://www.chambersandpartners.com/search.aspx?pcd=5.
About Sherman & Howard L.L.C.
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. Sherman & Howard's more than 190 attorneys currently practice law from offices in Denver, Colorado Springs, Steamboat Springs and Vail, Colorado; Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada; and St. Louis, Missouri.