Gray Reed a full-service, Texas-based law firm with two offices
in the Lone Star State and 120 attorneys. The firm's dedication to
its clients across a multitude of industries and 30 practices has
led to repeat clients and word of mouth referrals since its
founding in 1985.
Billing Flexibility, Big Clients
One reason Gray Reed's clients praise the firm's work is that it
efficiently staffs matters, giving associates the opportunity to
work alongside experienced attorneys for clients like Southwest
Airlines, Crestwood Midstream Partners, Sherwin-Williams, PPG
Industries, Jani-King, Verizon and Freeport-McMoRan Oil &
Many of Gray Reed's attorneys have worked at the firm their
entire legal careers. This may be due in part to the firm's
mentorship programs, which help newer attorneys on skills ranging
from legal practice and writing, to business development and
Lone Star Leaders
The firm has been ranked by Texas
Lawyer every year since 2004, coming in at No. 17 on the
publication's 2014 list of the 100 largest law firms in Texas. In
2014, Martindale-Hubbell selected the firm as a "Top Ranked Law
Firm." Fortune alsorecognized Gray Reed as one of the
top nationally ranked law firms for the top 500 companies in the
United States in 2012. Gray Reed also ranked among the very best
law firms in the United States in the
2015 U.S. News & World Report and Best
Lawyers' "Best Law Firms" rankings.
Nine of the firm's practices were also recognized by U.S.
News & World Report, including the Healthcare section and
the Tax Section, which were ranked Tier 3 in the national rankings
and Tier 1 in the metropolitan rankings. Houston's Commercial
Litigation practice and the firm's litigation - tax practice were
also honored as Tier 1 in the metropolitan rankings.
Gray Reed is not only prestigious, but also a great place to
work. For three years running the firm was ranked by
the Houston Business Journal as one of the best
places to work. In 2014, the firm earned the No. 2 spot on this
list and was the highest ranked law firm. Additionally,
the Dallas Business Journal named Gray Reed
& McGraw as a finalist in its "2015 Best Places to Work"
IN THE NEWS
A Glossy Mention
Gray Reed & McGraw healthcare attorneys Ashley Johnston and
Andy Meyercord have been named to D Magazine's Best
Lawyers in Dallas list for 2016.
Big Recognitions in Texas
19 Gray Reed & McGraw attorneys were selected for inclusion
in the 2016 edition of Texas Super Lawyers' Rising Stars (a Thomson
Reuters publication). Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of
lawyers in the state are named rising stars.
Making the List
Gray Reed & McGraw has been included in the Houston
Business Journal's Largest Houston-Area Real Estate Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers rated 14
practice groups as being among the best in the United States in
their 2016 "Best Law Firms" rankings. Gray Reed's healthcare and
tax sections scored best, earning a spot in the second tier for the
national rankings and the first tier for the Dallas metropolitan