HOUSTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prominent Houston white-collar criminal defense attorney Philip Hilder is being recognized as one of the top lawyers in the nation and in Texas by two respected attorney rating services.
The Best Lawyers in America, the pre-eminent listing of leading attorneys in the U.S., includes Mr. Hilder of Hilder & Associates, P.C., in its 2015 edition. He is being honored for his work in commercial litigation.
Mr. Hilder also earned a spot on the 2014 Texas Super Lawyers listing of the state's top legal counsel. Super Lawyers is recognizing him for his white-collar criminal defense work. Mr. Hilder has been on the Super Lawyers list each year since it was created in 2003.
Both annual rating services are based on peer review and rigorous evaluations. The Best Lawyers guide is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. The full listing is available at http://www.bestlawyers.com/.
Texas Super Lawyers also uses independent research for its listing, and the honorees represent no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state. The list is published each October in Texas Super Lawyers and Texas Monthly magazines, and is available online at http://www.superlawyers.com.
Mr. Hilder is a former federal prosecutor whose clients include individuals, corporate officers and businesses. He currently serves as the National Co-Chair of the White-Collar Crime Committee for the American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section. He also co-chairs the ABA National Institute on Securities Fraud.
Mr. Hilder has represented high-profile corporate whistleblowers, including those at Enron Corp. and Countrywide Financial Corp. He also previously served as the Attorney-in-Charge of the Justice Department's Organized Crime Strike Force in Houston. While in private practice, he served as President of the Federal Bar Association in Houston.
Hilder & Associates, P.C., provides a comprehensive range of legal services for individuals, corporate officers, businesses, and legal and financial professionals. The firm's attorneys focus on white-collar criminal defense matters and related complex civil and administrative litigation, corporate compliance programs, grand jury investigations, attorney grievance defense, qui tam claims, whistleblower representation, internal corporate investigations, trials, and related parallel administrative and civil litigation and appeals. See more at http://www.hilderlaw.com/.
For more information on Mr. Hilder's recent honors, please contact Kit Frieden at 800-559-4534 or [email protected].
SOURCE Hilder & Associates, P.C.