Gordon Arata Recognized in 2024 Best Law Firms® Rankings

Louisiana-based Firm Secures National Tier Ranking for Oil & Gas Law and 35 Metropolitan Rankings in Multiple Practice Areas

New Orleans, LA – Gordon Arata is pleased to announce its recognition in the 2024 Best Law Firms® rankings, including a National Tier ranking for Oil & Gas Law. The firm was recognized in 35 practice areas in Lafayette and New Orleans, including several new areas.

“We’re not only thrilled to see the firm ranked in new practice areas, but we also moved up tiers in multiple areas as well; this is attributable to the great work from and professionalism of our attorneys,” says Sam Masur, Member of Gordon Arata’s Management Committee.

Best Law Firms®, ranked by Best Lawyers®, conducts formal research to select law firms in its rankings. A firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the current edition of The Best Lawyers in America® to be eligible and researchers assess a firm’s work in an area based on feedback by clients, professional references, peers, and industry leader interviews.

In addition to being ranked in 2024 Best Law Firms®, the firm recently announced that twenty-eight lawyers have been selected to the 2024 The Best Lawyers in America® rankings.

The following practice areas were ranked:

National Tier 2

  • Oil and Gas Law

Metropolitan Tier 1

Lafayette, LA

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Energy Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil & Gas Law

New Orleans, LA

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Construction Law
  • Energy Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mining Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Metropolitan Tier 2

Lafayette, LA

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law

New Orleans, LA

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Metropolitan Tier 3

New Orleans, LA

  • Corporate Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

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About Gordon Arata

Gordon Arata is a full-service, diversified business law firm servicing savvy clients in a range of industries across the Gulf South and beyond. Strategically located in Texas and Louisiana, the firm has a team of over 40 regional and nationally recognized attorneys who manage complex issues or small matters that impact businesses.

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