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to a fair and just result.”

-Cathy Cochran

Rusty Hardin & Associates Named Among 2021 Best Law Firms

November 5, 2020

Rusty Hardin & Associates has once again secured a position among the country?s Best Law Firms, as selected by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in America.

In the Houston metro area, the firm achieved a Tier One ranking in four areas of practice:

  • Appellate
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: General
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar

The firm also received recognition for its personal injury litigation work. In addition, the firm received national ranking for its appellate practice.

In order to be recognized among the Best Law Firms, a firm must have had at least one lawyer included in the most recent edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Earlier this year, Rusty Hardin & Associates had eight, including Rusty himself, as well as firm partners Jennifer Brevorka, Lara HollingsworthJoe Roden, senior attorney Marcie McFarland, of counsel Cathy Cochran, and associates Naomi Howard and Emily Smith.

Firms selected are also put through a rigorous evaluation process which includes evaluations from current and former clients on expertise, responsiveness, integrity, cost, and competitiveness. Evaluations are also sought from peers and leading attorneys in relevant practice areas. The full list of 2021 Best Law Firms can be viewed at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

Thank you to all of those who have worked with us over the years and who made this honor possible!


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