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72 Chamberlain Hrdlicka Attorneys Named to US News – 2023 Best Lawyers in America®

August 18, 2022

Best Lawyers in America® recognizes 72 Chamberlain Hrdlicka attorneys in a peer selection process for the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America

72 attorneys with Chamberlain Hrdlicka have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America®, including 36 up-and-coming attorneys, named Ones to Watch. Philip Karter, Hale Sheppard, and Jaime Vasquez were named Lawyer of the Year in Tax Controversy and Litigation in Philadelphia, Atlanta, and San Antonio, respectively. Hale Sheppard additionally garnered the Lawyer of the Year recognition in the Tax category in Atlanta.

Recognized attorneys span the firm’s Atlanta, Houston, Philadelphia, and San Antonio offices and cover 21 practice areas, including appellate law; commercial litigation; construction law and litigation - construction; corporate law; criminal defense/white collar; employee benefits (ERISA) law; employment law – management, labor law – management and litigation - labor and employment; energy law; government relations; immigration law; insurance law and litigation – insurance; litigation & controversy – tax and tax law; nonprofit/charities law; real estate law; as well as litigation – trusts & estates and trusts & estates.

“We are proud to have a consistently growing number of our attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers in America and, perhaps more importantly, by our peers every year,” said Larry A. Campagna, managing shareholder, Chamberlain Hrdlicka. “I am especially pleased to see so many of our up-and-coming attorneys on the “Ones to Watch” list, demonstrating our firm’s ability to attract exceptional legal talent.”

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing. The following Chamberlain Hrdlicka attorneys were named to the “2023 Best Lawyers in America®:




San Antonio

  • James M. McNeel – Trusts and Estates, Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • Charles J. ”Chad” Muller – Criminal Defense: White-Collar and Tax Law
  • Joshua A. Sutin – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Nonprofit/Charities Law, and Tax Law
  • Jaime Vasquez – Litigation & Controversy – Tax

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. The following Chamberlain Hrdlicka attorneys were named “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch”:


  • Brent Bartlett - Litigation & Controversy – Tax and Tax Law
  • Belinda Be - Litigation & Controversy – Tax and Tax Law
  • Cassandra S. Bradford – Litigation & Controversy -Tax and Tax Law
  • Gabriella Cole - Litigation & Controversy – Tax
  • Samuel H. Grier - Tax Law
  • John C. Guin – Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, and Corporate Law
  • Jasen Hanson - Tax Law
  • Stephen Heymann - Corporate Law
  • Jamihlia Johnson - Litigation & Controversy -Tax and Tax Law
  • Brittney M. Little – Tax Law
  • Patrick J. McCann, Jr. - Litigation & Controversy -Tax and Tax Law
  • Jasmin Severino – Tax Law and Trusts & Estates
  • William A. Stone, III – Litigation & Controversy – Tax and Tax Law
  • Barclay R. Taylor – Tax Law


San Antonio

  • F. Matthew Flores - Trusts & Estates
  • Lauren D. Parker - Tax Law and Trusts & Estates
  • Leo Unzeitig – Tax Law
  • Victor Viser – Litigation & Controversy – Tax
  • Daizia Williams – Litigation & Controversy - Tax

About Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. For 40 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the lawyers best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers awards are published in leading local, regional and national publications across the globe. Lawyers who are nominated for consideration are voted on by currently recognized Best Lawyers working in the same practice area and located in the same geographic region. Our awards and recognitions are based purely on the feedback we receive from these top lawyers. Those who receive high peer reviews undergo a thorough verification process to make sure they are currently still in private practice. Only then can these top lawyers be recognized by Best Lawyers.