Burleson LLP, the largest full-service law firm in the country devoted specifically to the oil and gas sector, announced 10 of the firm's attorneys have been named among the 2012 Who's Who in Energy list determined by The Business Journals.
The annual listing is designed to honor the top 100 prominent industry influencers in seven major U.S. markets where energy is shaping the local economy. Individuals are selected through internal research, industry outreach and an open-nomination process conducted by the business journals of their respective cities.
"This honor underscores the value our attorneys bring to our clients," said Rick Burleson, managing partner. "It also speaks to our depth of knowledge and real-world understanding of issues facing the oil and gas sector. That's a large part of what makes us a leading energy law firm, and I couldn't be more proud of the achievement."
The 10 Burleson attorneys included in the rankings are:
· Bob Ballentine, partner
· Michael Browning, partner
· Rick Burleson, managing partner
· Mark Payne, partner
· Randy Burton, partner
· Wes Sharples, managing counsel
· Preston Ward, associate
· Kevin Colosimo, managing partner
· Jack Luellen, managing partner
· Keith Zabela, partner