Chambers USA 2024 Guide Recognizes Kane Russell Coleman Logan Among The Nation’s Leading Law Firms

Kane Russell Coleman Logan PC has been recognized in the prestigious Chambers USA guide highlighting the nation’s top law firms and attorneys for the 15th consecutive year. This year, Chambers recognizes three practice areas and five individual attorneys from the firm.

The firm’s Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors’ Rights practice was ranked. The guide noted the firm’s strong creditors’ committee practice across the USA and the group’s particular strength in pre-bankruptcy and out-of-court workouts. The guide also reports that clients compliment the firm for being “extremely responsive and results-oriented.”

Joseph Coleman received an individual ranking in Bankruptcy/Restructuring for the 15th consecutive year. The guide notes that Coleman “is very impressive, an expert in his practice area, and has strong business acumen.” He is a founding director of the firm and co-chairs the Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors’ Rightssection.

The Labor & Employment group has been recognized for the fourth consecutive year for its strong capabilities in employment compliance and litigation, breach of contract, and wage and hour discrimination claims. The guide also highlights that the team is dedicated to client needs and is “always responsive and appropriately provides guidance in time-sensitive situations.”

Dennis Duffy is individually ranked for his Labor & Employment practice for the 13th consecutive year. He is a highly regarded litigator experienced in a broad range of employment disputes, including discrimination and retaliation claims, and frequently assists clients with internal investigations. Clients compliment Duffy for being “responsive” and a “superb outside counsel partner for any business and any matter of any size.”

Chambers has also recognized the firm’s Real Estate practice for its proven track record in representing developers and investors in a broad range of real estate transactions in various sectors, including multifamily, retail, and hospitality. Chambers notes the “outstanding” practice group’s strength in handling complex local acquisitions and developments for joint venture clients and “commercial real estate transactions at the highest level.”

Raymond Kane is ranked for his Real Estate practice for the 15th consecutive year. As a founding director and Chair of the Board of Directors, Kane handles an array of commercial real estate matters for landlords and tenants in retail, office, and industrial development and leasing transactions. A client notes, “He is a fantastic lawyer who understands the commercial side of real estate while being able to explain it to clients in a user-friendly way.”

A new addition to the rankings is John Inabnett, who is listed as “up and coming” in real estate. Inabnett, a director of the firm, has significant experience in retail development and leasing transactions, as well as representing borrowers and lenders in all aspects of real estate and financial transactions, including portfolio and CMBS lending transactions. The guide highlights that clients say Inabnett is “smart with a great depth of experience and a balanced perspective.”

James Prappas is ranked in Immigration law. Prappas is a board-certified immigration specialist with over 30 years of experience representing businesses, families, and individuals in employment-based immigration, family-based immigration, and naturalization matters. Chambers also notes his experience with clients from the energy sector. The guide notes that clients say Prappas is a “powerhouse with a human touch” and admire his “expansive knowledge, responsiveness, organizational skills and proactive engagement.”

Chambers and Partners’ results, which are highly regarded in the legal industry, rely on thorough research conducted by over 200 researchers. The rankings are based on a variety of factors, including the recent work of attorneys and law firms, in-depth interviews with clients and other attorneys, and the firm’s technical legal ability, client service, effectiveness, and experience.

For 2024, KRCL received a Band 4 ranking in Texas Bankruptcy/Restructuring, a Band 5 ranking in Labor & Employment, and a Band 3 ranking in Real Estate. Joe Coleman received a Band 2 ranking in Texas Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Dennis Duffy received a Band 3 ranking in Labor & Employment, Ray Kane received a Band 2 Ranking in Real Estate, and James Prappas received a Band 3 ranking in Texas Immigration. Additionally, John Inabnett is listed as “up and coming” in Real Estate, a recognition of his experience in the industry.