2017 Best Lawyers in America Honors Beck Redden Attorneys

Partner Eric J.R. Nichols Named a "Lawyer of the Year"

  • August 15, 2016

Best Lawyers in America® has recognized 14 Beck Redden LLP attorneys in its 2017 ranking of the nation’s top legal talent.  In addition to being recognized as a Best Lawyer, Austin Managing Partner, Eric J.R. Nichols, was also honored as a “2017 Lawyer of the Year” in the specialty area of Criminal Defense:  White Collar.

Best Lawyers in America® is an annual referral guide that lists outstanding attorneys throughout the United States.  Lawyers are selected based on detailed peer-review evaluations of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

The following Beck Redden attorneys were named 2017 Best Lawyers in America®:


  • Eric J.R. Nichols: recognized as Lawyer of the Year for Criminal Defense:  White Collar and as a Best Lawyer for:  Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense:  White Collar


  • Fields Alexander:  Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

  • David J. Beck:  Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Natural Resources Law

  • Alistair B. Dawson:  Commercial Litigation

  • Kathleen A. Gallagher:  Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

  • Thomas E. Ganucheau:  Litigation – Labor and Employment  

  • Jeff M. Golub:  Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

  • David M. Gunn:  Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation

  • David W. Jones:  Insurance Law

  • Connie Pfeiffer:  Appellate Practice

  • Russell S. Post:  Appellate Practice

  • Joe W. Redden, Jr.:  Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

  • Todd Shields: Commercial Litigation

  • W. Curt Webb: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs