Chambers and Partners, a preeminent international publication providing independent rankings and editorial commentary about top law firms and lawyers in 175 countries, has listed Chamberlain Hrdlicka among the top ten law firms in the United States in tax litigation in the 2009 edition of Chambers USA . Shareholders David D. Aughtry, Larry A. Campagna, Philip Karter and Herbert Odell are listed in the prestigious national rankings and Shareholder Juan F. Vasquez, Jr.is listed as "up and coming." Mr. Aughtry and Atlanta colleague Charles E. (Chuck) Hodges II are also listed among the leading tax litigation lawyers in Georgia. Two new additions to the ranks of “up and coming” are Atlanta shareholder Hale E. Sheppard and associate Nicolas Kory.
Chambers based its listings on more than 7,000 interviews with in-house and outside counsel throughout the United States. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.
Firm Rankings for Chamberlain Hrdlicka
Ranked 3 in Tax Litigation - National
Ranked 1 in Tax - Georgia
Individual Lawyer Rankings for Chamberlain Hrdlicka
Ranked 1 for Larry A. Campagna in Tax Fraud - National
Ranked 2 for Philip Karter in Tax Litigation - National
Ranked 3 for David D Aughtry in Tax Litigation - National
Ranked 3 for Herbert Odell in Tax Litigation - National
Ranked Up and Coming for Juan Vasquez in Tax Litigation - National
Ranked 1 for David D Aughtry in Tax - Georgia
Ranked 3 for Charles E. Hodges II in Tax - Georgia
Ranked Up and Coming for Hale E. Sheppard in Tax - Georgia
Ranked Up and Coming for Nicolas Kory in Tax - Georgia