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Chamberlain Hrdlicka Enhances Firm and Individual Chambers Rankings for 2019

May 10, 2019

For the 12th consecutive year Chambers & Partners ranked national law firm Chamberlain Hrdlicka among the top tax law firms in the United States on both state and national levels.

The firm maintained its Band 3 ranking in the Tax Controversy category, placing Chamberlain Hrdlicka among top ten US tax controversy firms. In total, nine attorneys from the firm’s Houston, Atlanta and Philadelphia offices achieved individual state and national rankings in the areas of tax, tax controversy, tax litigation, and tax fraud.

“It is an honor to see our attorneys recognized annually for their professional accomplishments and the quality of service they provide to our clients,” said Wayne Risoli, managing shareholder, Chamberlain Hrdlicka. “The continued, enhanced ranking by Chambers & Partners is a reflection of the deep expertise our attorneys have in complex tax matters, litigation, estate planning and other areas of law, allowing us to provide the highest level of service and the personal attention to our clients.”

Several recognized attorneys received Chambers’ top honors. Larry Campagna, a shareholder at Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Houston office, was ranked again as a top tier attorney in Tax Fraud and Tax Litigation. David Aughtry, a shareholder in the Atlanta office, was named a Star Individual for the eighth year in a row and recognized in the Tax category.

New to the 2019 Chambers report are Brett Berly, a shareholder in the Houston’s Trusts and Estates practice, ranked as “Up and Coming” in High Net Worth Law, and Steven Knight, a shareholder in the Houston’s Litigation Practice, named “Recognized Professional” in Litigation: Appellate.

Sources interviewed by Chambers pointed to Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s knowledge of the tax code and previous cases as strengths and praised attorneys as very experienced in tax controversy and other matters, with a broad base of tax knowledge. They also recognized the firm as very client service-oriented and for its know how to deal with the IRS.

Published by Chamber & Partners, Chambers USA compiles an annual list of the nation’s top attorneys according to practice area. The directory identifies and ranks leading firms and attorneys based on
interviews conducted by researchers with clients and lawyers worldwide. To access all Chamberlain Hrdlicka rankings, click here.

This year’s rankings included the following attorneys:

Larry Campagna (Tax Fraud – Band 1)
David Aughtry (Tax Controversy – Band 2)
Philip Karter (Tax Controversy – Band 3)
Juan Vasquez Jr. (Tax Controversy – Band 4)

David Aughtry (Tax - Star Individual)
Hale Sheppard (Tax – Band 3)

Stewart Weintraub (Tax - Band 3)

Larry Campagna (Tax Litigation – Band 1)
Juan Vasquez Jr. (Tax Litigation – Band 2)
Peter Williamson (Immigration – Senior Statesman)
Steven Knight (Litigation: Appellate – Recognized Practitioner)
Brett Berly (High Net Worth – Up and Coming)

About Chamberlain Hrdlicka
Chamberlain Hrdlicka is a diversified business law firm with offices in Atlanta, Houston, Philadelphia, and San Antonio. The firm represents both public and private companies as well as individuals and family-owned businesses across the nation. In addition to tax planning and tax controversy, the firm offers corporate, securities and finance, employment law and employee benefits, energy law, estate planning and administration, intellectual property, international and immigration law, commercial and business litigation, real estate and construction law.