September 10, 2018
Pirkey Barber PLLC proudly announces that eleven of our attorneys were recognized by their peers for legal excellence, and two of our attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective fields in Best Lawyers in America in 2019.
Two Pirkey Barber attorneys were honored as “Lawyer of the Year” in Austin, Steve Meleen for his outstanding work in the Trademark Law category, and Shannon Vale for his notable work in Copyright Law. “Lawyer of the Year” honorees receive this award based on their extremely high overall feedback within specific practice areas and metropolitan regions. “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions were awarded in 133 practice areas across 183 metropolitan regions.
Pirkey Barber attorneys Bill Barber, Rodney Caldwell, Sherri Eastley, Christopher L. Graff, Christopher Kindel, Anna Kuhn, Wendy Larson, Jered Matthysse, Mr. Meleen, Lou Pirkey, and Mr. Vale also were recognized by Best Lawyers for excellent work in Trademark Law.
Mr. Barber, Mr. Caldwell, Mr. Matthysse, Mr. Meleen and Mr. Pirkey also were commended for their work in Litigation — Intellectual Property Law, while Mr. Vale was again recognized for his expertise in Copyright Law.
First published in 1983, Best Lawyers by Woodward/White, Inc., is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession worldwide. The 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2019) is based on a peer-reviewed survey in which more than 60,000 leading attorneys cast almost 7.8 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their state. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed.