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Crowe & Dunlevy recognized by international legal publisher

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Chambers & Partners, an international legal publisher, has once again highly ranked Crowe & Dunlevy in its annual Chambers USA Directory. Crowe & Dunlevy was ranked in Band 1, the highest ranking, in five of the six major areas of legal practice: energy and natural resources, labor and employment, litigation, real estate and Native American law.

The firm also continued to receive high marks in the area of corporate/commercial law, earning a Band 2 ranking. In addition, 20 attorneys were honored as leaders in their respective practice areas.

Nine Crowe & Dunlevy attorneys received Band 1 rankings, more than any other firm in the state: Michael S. Laird (real estate), Gary W. Davis (litigation: general commercial and mediators), D. Kent Meyers (litigation: general commercial), Leonard Court (labor and employment), James H. Holloman Jr. (corporate/commercial: tax), Clyde A. Muchmore (litigation: general commercial), Mark D. Christiansen (energy and natural resources), Mark L. Walker (energy and natural resources) and D. Michael McBride III (Native American law).

Attorneys Gayle Barrett (labor and employment), James W. George (energy and natural resources), Malcolm E. Rosser IV (real estate), Anton Rupert (litigation: general commercial), Randall J. Snapp (labor and employment), Roger A. Stong (corporate/commercial), Mack J. Morgan (litigation: general commercial), Stephen DeGiusti (litigation: general commercial), Jimmy Goodman (Native American law), Michael R. Pacewicz (Native American law) and Paul D. Trimble (energy and natural resources) also received high rankings.

“We are very proud that so many of our attorneys received high rankings from Chambers USA,” said firm President Roger Stong. “These results reflect the quality of our work and our continued commitment to outstanding client service.”

Researchers with London-based Chambers & Partners Publishing, publishers of the 2009 guide, conducted more than 14,000 interviews of attorneys and clients throughout the United States to identify and rank the nation’s leading business lawyers. The final rankings are based on such factors as technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by the client.