Gordon Arata Attorneys Recognized in Prestigious Chambers USA 2023 Rankings

Gordon Arata Lawyers named in Chambers 2023

Chambers USA announced its 2023 Legal Guide, ranking nine Gordon Arata lawyers in multiple practice areas and recognizing multiple practice groups on its list. As a leading legal data and analytics provider, Chambers determines its rankings after a rigorous process conducted by independent researchers using a methodology that focuses on accuracy, depth, and quality to ultimately rank the top lawyers and law firms across the country. Attorneys at Gordon Arata have been included in the rankings year after year.

“We are proud to be included in the company of so many stellar attorneys and firms across the country,” says Marion Weinstock, Gordon Arata Management Committee Member. “We are excited to see the positive remarks from our colleagues which validates our mission of providing the best services and results for our clients.”

The firm’s Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas and Litigation: General Commercial practice areas were recognized in this year’s guide as well as the following attorneys in those areas and the Construction and Real Estate practices:

Michael A. Botnick – Construction

“Michael is brilliant. He gives wonderful advice, he’s always available and is wonderful at building client relationships.”

Bob J. Duplantis – Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas – Senior Statesperson

“He is very experienced and smart.”

Ewell “Tim” E. Eagan – Litigation: General Commercial – Senior Statesperson

“Ewell is one of the great lawyers in New Orleans.”

C. Peck Hayne, Jr. – Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

“Always the master of his craft.”

Samuel E. Masur – Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas | Litigation: General Commercial

“Sam Masur was well prepared, detail-oriented and kept the entire matter on task. He has a good grasp of the complexities of the matter and demonstrates solid litigation skill.”

Cynthia A. Nicholson – Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

“She has a good sense of what the client is looking for and what the client is interested in.”

Scott A. O’Connor – Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

“Scott is very thorough and thoughtful and does a really good job of laying out all your options.”

Howard E. Sinor, Jr. – Litigation: General Commercial

“Howard Sinor is regularly called upon by clients for representation in complex litigation, including class action disputes.”

Marion W. Weinstock – Real Estate

“Marion Weinstock is splendid. Marion anticipates needs extremely thoroughly. On top of that, Marion’s memory is beyond belief which helps make all the issues go smoothly.”

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