BEAUMONT, Texas – Provost Umphrey Law Firm has earned a place in the 2020 Best Law Firms guide by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America, marking the 12th year in a row the firm has received such recognition.
Provost Umphrey earned top rankings in the Beaumont metro area for representing plaintiffs in mass torts and class actions, personal injury and product liability litigation. The Nashville office earned recognition for labor and employment litigation. To learn about the firm’s top practice rankings, visit https://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/profile/provost-umphrey-law-firm-l-l-p/overview/15784.
Best Law Firms rankings are based on extensive evaluations by clients and attorneys in the same practice areas, as well as peer and editorial review of the information provide by law firms.
To be eligible, a firm must have at least one lawyer in the 2020 Best Lawyers in America guide, which compiles its list through surveys from attorneys nationwide. Fourteen Provost Umphrey attorneys earned placement in this year’s guide. Three received “Lawyer of the Year” honors, given to attorneys who received the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Equity Partner Bryan O. Blevins Jr. earned this distinction for mass torts and class action, Equity Partner David P. Wilson was chosen for personal injury litigation, and attorney Darren L. Brown was honored for product liability litigation.
Nine firm attorneys also earned Texas Super Lawyers honors, another peer-review attorney guide. Earlier this year, the firm made the list of Top Texas Verdicts & Settlements compiled by VerdictSearch and Texas Lawyer based on 2018 cases. Provost Umphrey was recognized for the largest premises liability verdict in Texas with a $6.34 million Harris County negligence award against a suburban Houston apartment complex in connection with the murder of a 15-year-old girl.