Skip to content
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Beck Redden LLP

Litigation

8 ranked lawyersBand 2TexasUSA 2021 View ranking table

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

What the team is known for

Outstanding track record of representation in high-stakes litigation, with particular strength in trial work across the full ambit of complex commercial cases. Also well equipped to handle high-stakes personal injury and products liability cases. Often trusted by clients to handle appellate matters, as well as those at first instance. Boasts an impressive and diverse client list including Fortune 500 companies.

Strengths

Sources say: "The attorneys are very seasoned in the courtroom, effective on their feet and provide solid work product."

Clients note: "They are superb trial lawyers and excellent advisers. The firm also does a great job hiring strong younger lawyers."

Interviewees highlight: "It is a deep bench and always practical. They have real expertise and are smart, practical and easy to work with."

Work highlights

Successfully represented Hewlett-Packard (HP) in the Fifth Circuit, which upheld a judgment for $438.65 million in favor of HP in a dispute involving an alleged price-fixing conspiracy.

Represented Gap in a dispute with Brookfield concerning the proper amount of rent owed under the leases for 17 stores across Texas in light of coronavirus restrictions.

Notable practitioners

Alistair Dawson is a well-rounded litigator capable of handling a broad array of business disputes, from professional liability to securities.
"He's very experienced and a high-quality lawyer." "He's a very skilled lawyer."

David Beck is especially renowned for his trial prowess. His vast commercial litigation experience includes a particular focus on energy disputes.
"If I needed a trial lawyer, I would hire him in a heartbeat." "He is a lion of the Bar and one of the most prominent lawyers in Texas." "He is a formidable litigator and opponent."

David Gunn has an impressive track record of advocating before the Texas Supreme Court and other appellate courts.
"He's very strategic, writes very well and has interesting takes on how to approach things." "An outstanding writer and a very accomplished oral advocate."

Fields Alexander handles a wide range of disputes, including energy and employment claims.
"He's a very effective litigator with good judgment who is easy to work with." "I was impressed with his poise, bearing and strategic insight."

Kat Gallagher 's experience includes complex personal injury claims, product liability and commercial litigation.
"She is a huge presence and constantly in trial all over the country." "A terrific litigator and a great trial lawyer."

Russell Post is a distinguished appellate litigator with extensive experience in the Fifth Circuit, Texas Supreme Court and other state courts.
"A very detail-oriented and thoughtful appellate practitioner." "For appellate litigation, Russell Post is outstanding. He is eminently well prepared and smooth at oral arguments."

This page contains Chambers Research content only

Ranked departments can:
  • License the use of Chambers content
  • Access Research Analytics
  • Tailor profile information

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Texas

Litigation: Appellate


David M Gunn
Band 1
Russell Post
Band 2

Litigation: Trial Lawyers


David J Beck
Spotlight Table
Kat Gallagher
Spotlight Table
Texas: Houston & Surrounds

Litigation: General Commercial


Alistair Dawson
Band 3
David J Beck
Band 1

6 of 8 results