Atlas Hall & Rodriguez

Valorie Glass Elected Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP is proud to announce that our own Valorie Glass has been elected a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Election as Fellow is the highest recognition by colleagues of sustained outstanding performance of the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence in the practice of labor and employment law.

As a newly elected Fellow of the Class of 2014, Glass went on record stating, “To be honored in this way by my peers is not only an individual honor, but a reflection on quality of the clients I have had the pleasure of representing over the past 20 plus years.”

Glass will be inducted during the 19th installation of Fellows on November 8th, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA during the American Bar Association (ABA) Labor and Employment Law Section’s Continuing Legal Education Conference. She joins over 1,300 college members in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and eight providences in Canada.

The College was established in 1995 through an initiative of the Council of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law and operates as a freestanding organization recognizing those who have distinguished themselves as leaders in the field. This well- deserved recognition of Glass as a national expert in this practice is an example of how the attorneys of Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez have established themselves amongst state and national legal communities for their outstanding performance.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 at 10:51 am

Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP Attorneys Recognized as 2013 Texas Super Lawyers

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13 of the firm’s attorneys receive prestigious honor.

McAllen, TX, November 5th, 2013 – Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP is pleased to announce that 13 of its attorneys have been designated as a 2013 Texas Super Lawyer and one of its newest attorneys was named as a 2013 Texas Rising Star.

The list of designated Super Lawyers include Fred Biel, Adriana Cardenas, Valorie Glass, Danny Gurwitz, Gary Gurwitz, Rex Leach, Mike Mills, Chuck Murray, Eduardo Rodriguez, E. Michael Rodriguez, Vicki Skaggs.  Charlie Downing, an associate with the firm, was named a Texas Rising Star.  Gary Gurwitz, the firm’s managing partner, stated, “That we were recognized by our peers for this honor is rewarding.  All of us at the firm look forward to continuing to deliver the same level of high quality, full-service representation our clients have grown to expect.”

In order to compile the annual Super Lawyers and Rising Star listing, researchers with Thomson Reuters’ legal division solicit nominations from more than 70,000 attorneys across Texas.  A panel chosen by Texas Super Lawyers editors assists with final selections and fewer than 5% of Texas attorneys are recognized each year.  The Texas Super Lawyers list appears in the October 2013 issue of Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers magazines and is also available at www.superlawyers.com.

Founded in 1953, Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP provides high-quality legal services to the greater Rio Grande Valley. Known for its professionalism, public service and dynamic practice, the firm has grown to include offices in McAllen and Brownsville, Texas. For more information about the firm and its practices, visit atlashall.com or contact us at 956.682.5501.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 at 3:04 pm

Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP Ranked Amongst State’s Top Law Firms

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LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell names firm as one of Texas’s best.

McAllen, Texas – A leading provider of lawyer rankings has named the Rio Grande Valley’s own Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP as one of Texas’ best law firms of 2012. Each year, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell ranks law firms across the United States vying for recognition for the nation’s top firms. The ranking provider named Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez as one of Texas’ Top Ranked Law Firms.

The prestigious honor recognizes firms who employ at least one-third of attorneys holding an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez’s managing partner, Gary Gurwitz, went on record explaining that the AV Preeminent rating is “in itself a special recognition.” Gurwitz also stated the rating is based on peer review and the honor recognizes firms for both legal ability and ethical standard.

Texas Lawyer, The American Lawyer, The National Law Journal and the Texas edition of The Wall Street Journal will each include a publication listing the state’s top firms. The nation’s top firms, however, will be featured in a complete listing in December’s issue of Fortune Magazine.

Founded in 1953, Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP provides high-quality legal services to the greater Rio Grande Valley. Known for its professionalism, public service and dynamic practice, the firm has grown to include offices in McAllen and Brownsville, Texas. For more information about the firm and its practices, visit atlashall.com or contact us at 956.682.5501.

This entry was posted on Sunday, October 6th, 2013 at 5:57 pm

Martindale-Hubbell and Fortune Magazine Recognizes Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez as a 2012 Top Law Firm

Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP has been recognized by Fortune Magazine and Martindale-Hubbell as one of the top nationally ranked law firms in the United States. This honor was determined by having at least 33 percent of its attorneys achieving a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating. According to Martindale-Hubbell, the firm’s lawyers are “part of a select group recognized for exceptional legal abilities and professional ethical standards.” In fact of the 254,000 firms rated by Martindale-Hubbell, only 1000 were accorded this honor in 2012.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 at 5:41 pm