Chambers USA released its annual rankings and recognized MehaffyWeber Managing Shareholder, Bob Black, in their inaugural rankings for Mediators Nationwide. Bob is one of 20 mediators recognized nationwide. The Chambers USA Guide is a comprehensive legal guide ranking firms and lawyers nationally and state-by-state. The Chambers rankings are based on feedback from in-house clients and legal peers. The rankings cover all major practice areas at the national level, as well as within each state. Chambers followed a comprehensive national strategy, surveying more than 14,000 interviews over a six-month period.
A former President of the State Bar of Texas, Bob Black focuses his practice on arbitration and mediation. While President of the State Bar, his presidential initiative Oyez Oyez Oh Yay received the 2012 National Association of American Bar Executives/Lexis Nexis Award for Community Outreach and Education. Bob is a member of the Roster of Neutrals with the American Arbitration Association, a Trustee of the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society, a Fellow in the American Bar Association, a member of the Board of Disciplinary Appeals, and former member of the Board of Trustees for the Texas Bar Foundation.
In 2014, he was chosen as a Texas Legal Legend by the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas, the youngest ever selected. Bob received his Juris Doctorate from Texas Tech University School of Law, summa cum laude, and Bachelors of Arts from the University of Texas at El Paso. He was honored as a Distinguished Alumnus of both schools. Bob has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America since 2003. He has been a Texas Super Lawyer since 2004 and a Top 100 Lawyer in the Houston region on multiple occasions. H Texas magazine has recognized him as a Houston “Top Lawyer” for ADR again this year.
About MehaffyWeber, P.C.
For more than 70 years, MehaffyWeber has evolved into a broad-based regional law firm with a strong emphasis in toxic tort, environmental, pharmaceutical, labor and employment, health care, premises, product liability and commercial litigation. The firm’s trial lawyers practice in state and federal courts throughout Texas and other states, and the firm often functions as national and regional counsel for several clients. The firm handles the legal interests of multi-national corporations, businesses of all sizes, as well as individuals.
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