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Hall Estill Recognized by Benchmark Litigation as Highly Recommended Law Firm

October 2019

Benchmark Litigation

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Attorneys Mark Banner, Mark K. Blongewicz, J. Kevin Hayes, William “Bill” O’Connor, Timothy S. Posey, John T. Richer, Mike E. Smith, Steven  W. Soulé and D.K. “Ken” Williams, Jr

Hall Estill, Oklahoma’s leading law firm with offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Denver and Northwest Arkansas, has been named a “Highly Recommended Law Firm” by Benchmark Litigation 2020, a leading national law publication. This is the highest category a law firm may achieve through this publication. Additionally, eight attorneys have been named “Local Litigation Stars in Oklahoma,” one has been named “Future Litigation Stars,” and two have been named “Labor and Employment Stars”. 

Attorneys Mark Banner, Mark K. Blongewicz, J. Kevin Hayes, William “Bill” O’ConnorJohn T. Richer, Mike E. Smith, Steven  W. Soulé and D.K. “Ken” Williams, Jr. were those selected as “Local Litigation Stars”. Attorney Bryan J. Nowlin was named a “Future Litigation Star” and attorneys Steven A. Broussard and Elaine R. Turner were named “Labor and Employment Stars”. 

“Our continued recognition through the years as one of the region’s top law firms truly reflects the hardworking and talented attorneys we are fortunate to know and work with on a daily basis,” said, Mike Cooke, Managing Partner for Hall Estill. “Having attorneys named in all three Benchmark Litigation categories speaks volumes to our current strength as a firm.” 

Benchmark Litigation is the only publication on the market to focus exclusively on litigation in the U.S. The guide’s results are the culmination of a six-month research period that allows its researchers to conduct extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify the leading litigators. These interviews are conducted to examine the casework handled by the firms and ask sources to offer their professional opinions on litigators practicing within their state or national practice areas.

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Founded in 1966 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Hall Estill is a full-service law firm with clients ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to traditional family businesses, as well as nonprofit organizations, entrepreneurial start-ups and individuals. More than 150 legal professionals work in the firm at offices in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Denver and Northwest Arkansas, assisting a diversified base of local, regional, national and international clients.

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