Hirschler Fleischer is pleased to announce that two of its practice areas and eight of the firm’s attorneys were ranked among the best in Virginia in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. For the 11th consecutive year, Hirschler Fleischer’s Real Estate Practice Group received a Band 1 ranking, the highest awarded by the legal guide. The firm’s Bankruptcy/Restructuring Practice Group was also recognized among leading practices in the state. Chambers USA is a highly-regarded legal directory, featuring client-led intelligence on America’s leading lawyers for business.
Two Hirschler Fleischer attorneys received Chambers USA’s highest ranking in their respective practice areas:
- Michael H. Terry (Real Estate)
- James W. Theobald (Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use)
Five additional attorneys were recognized as leaders in their fields:
- S. Brian Farmer (Corporate/M&A)
- Charles H. Rothenberg (Real Estate and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use)
- David K. Spiro (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
- Robert S. Westermann (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
- Charles F. Witthoefft (Litigation: General Commercial)
Additionally, Lisa J. Hedrick was named as an “Associate to Watch” in Corporate/M&A.
Chambers USA applauded Hirschler Fleischer’s Real Estate Practice Group for its “significant presence in the market in substantial real estate transactions, financings and land use matters.” One client interviewed told Chambers that Hirschler Fleischer is the “only serious firm to contact when a complex or time-critical transaction is at hand.”
The firm's Bankruptcy/Restructuring Practice Group was noted for its “impressive strength in Chapter 11 debtor representation for mid-market corporate clients from a range of sectors.” One client praised Hirschler Fleischer for its creativity in solutions and “very thorough analysis of the situations.”
Chambers & Partners annually conducts thousands of in-depth interviews with clients to assess the reputations of business lawyers. Top firms and lawyers are ranked and their merits described – usually in the words of their clients who are interviewed by the Chamber’s research staff. The weight of those client interviews makes Chambers & Partners’ guides valued and credible sources.
Luis F. Ruiz