HOUSTON, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Burleson LLP announced today that eight of the firm's attorneys have been named among the 2013 Who's Who in Energy listing compiled by The American City Business Journals.
The announcement marks the third consecutive year Burleson attorneys have earned a spot in the prestigious ranking, which honors the top 100 prominent industry influencers in eight major U.S. markets where energy is shaping the local economy. The lists are published by the Austin Business Journal, Columbus Business Journal, Dallas Business Journal, Denver Business Journal, Houston Business Journal, Pittsburgh Business Times, San Antonio Business Journal, and St. Louis Business Journal.
Rick Burleson, Managing Partner of Burleson, said the news reflects the far-reaching experience and industry understanding of the firm's attorneys.
"When it comes to the issues confronting today's energy sector, clients need lawyers who are well versed in both the industry and the law," Burleson explained. "Our attorneys bring that strong depth of knowledge to the table. They've built incredible reputations based on solid performance and favorable outcomes, and this award only reinforces the value they deliver to energy clients and the greater oil and gas sector."
The eight Burleson attorneys included in the ranking are listed below under the business journal in which they were featured:
Denver Business Journal
- Jack Luellen, Managing Partner
Houston Business Journal
- Robert "Bob" Ballentine, Partner
- Rick Burleson, Managing Partner
- Randy Burton, Partner
Pittsburgh Business Times
- Kevin Colosimo, Managing Partner
- Keith Zabela, Partner
San Antonio Business Journal
- Michael Browning, Partner
- Mark Payne, Partner
Individuals are selected for inclusion in the annual Who's Who in Energy listing through internal research, industry outreach, and an open-nomination process conducted by the business journals of their respective cities.
For more information, visit www.bizjournals.com.
About Burleson LLP
Burleson LLP is a full-service law firm devoted primarily to the oil and gas industry. Burleson is unique in being on the ground in every key North American market, serving both traditional production and unconventional shale plays as well as the Permian Basin, and offers a distinct blend of legal understanding and technical skill. The firm's attorneys have worked as petroleum engineers, chemists, landmen, and geologists, and more than a third have served as inside legal counsel for oil and gas companies. These qualifications – combined with Burleson's broad geographic reach and comprehensive scope of services – have earned the firm a reputation for providing clients with the most seasoned, energy-specific team in the legal profession. For further information, visit www.burlesonllp.com.
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