W&E is pleased to announce the nationally recognized legal directory Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers has identified the firm as a leader in several practice areas in its 2012 edition. This publication, which has consistently cited the firm as a leader in the law, again highlights Watkins & Eager as one of the state's top firms in the following areas: Corporate/Commercial; Labor & Employment; Litigation: General Commercial; Real Estate; and Products Liability - National.
In compiling their results, Chambers conducts client and attorney interviews across the United States and their rankings are based on the following criteria: technical legal abilities, professional conduct, client services, commercial awareness and astuteness, diligence, and client commitment.
In addition to its law firm commendation, Chambers acknowledges individual leading lawyers. This year, fourteen W&E lawyers have been specifically recognized:
Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance
George R. Fair
Keith W. Turner
Labor & Employment
Walter J. Brand
Kenneth E. Milam