Celebrating Excellence: Allensworth Leads Austin in 2024 Best Lawyers Construction Law Rankings

We’re excited to announce that the 2024 edition of the Best Lawyers rankings has recognized our firm as having the most top-rated construction lawyers and litigators in Austin. This is a testament to the exceptional legal expertise and dedication of our hard-working team in serving our clients’ needs. But most of all, we’re grateful to our clients for trusting us to help them solve problems and advise them on navigating business risks.

Matt Ryan Austin Lawyer of the Year for Litigation – Construction

First and foremost, we are proud to congratulate Matt Ryan on being named Lawyer of the Year for Litigation – Construction in Austin, TX. Lawyer of the year is awarded to only one lawyer per region and practice area, making it Best Lawyers’ most outstanding recognition. This distinguished accolade reflects Matt’s exceptional skills, knowledge, and achievements in the field of construction litigation. And it isn’t the first time Matt has received this honor. He was also recognized as Lawyer of the Year for Construction Law in 2020.

Best Lawyers in America 2024, Austin, TX

The following attorneys from our firm have been recognized in various categories by Best Lawyers in America 2024, Austin, Texas:

Will W. Allensworth for Administrative/Regulatory Law; Construction Law; Litigation – Construction

Joe R. Basham for Construction Law; Litigation – Construction

Travis W. Brown for Construction Law; Litigation – Construction

Amy M. Emerson for Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Litigation – Construction

Jason T. Hill for Water Law

S. Whitney Knight for Construction Law; Litigation – Construction

Tyler T. O’Halloran for Construction Law; Litigation – Construction

Matthew C. Ryan for Arbitration; Construction Law; Litigation – Construction

Ones to Watch

Additionally, we’re delighted that the following A-Team attorneys have been recognized as “Ones to Watch” in Austin. 

Karly A. Houchin for Construction Law; Litigation – Construction

Megan R. Kateff for Construction Law; Litigation – Construction

Maria S. Korzendorfer for Construction Law; Litigation – Construction

Matt R. Talley for Construction Law; Litigation – Construction

Best Lawyers Methodology

Best Lawyers is widely regarded as a credible and unbiased legal ranking organization in the industry. Their methodology is based solely on the consensus opinion of leading attorneys who confidentially evaluate the professional abilities of their peers in the same geographic area and practice area. These peer reviews ensure that Best Lawyers remains a reliable source for identifying top legal talent across various practice areas.

Thank you to our Peers, Clients, and Best Lawyers

At Allensworth, we believe that achieving excellence in the legal profession is a collective effort, and we’re deeply grateful for the support and trust we receive from our peers, valued clients, and the Best Lawyers organization. 

To our fellow legal professionals, we extend our sincerest appreciation for the recognition and respect you have bestowed upon us. Your peer reviews and endorsements in the Best Lawyers ranking process are a testament to the collaborative spirit that underpins our legal community. We’re committed to upholding the high standards set by our peers and proud to practice alongside them. 

More than anything else, our gratitude goes out to our clients, who’ve placed their trust in us to handle their legal matters with utmost care and dedication. Your confidence in our abilities has been instrumental in propelling us to achieve these accolades. These awards are also a testament to the relationships we build with our clients and our unwavering dedication to the pursuit of their best interests.

Commitment to Excellence

At our firm, we prioritize providing exceptional legal services and achieving the best outcomes for our clients. The recognition received by our attorneys from Best Lawyers further motivates us to maintain our high standards and continue our commitment to achieving positive results for our clients. 

Congratulations once more to all the attorneys who’ve been recognized in the Best Lawyers rankings!


Important: Do not send or include any information you consider confidential or privileged by email through this website. Unless there is a signed engagement agreement between you and Allensworth, now or in the future, no attorney-client relationship exists. This means that any information submitted will not be confidential or privileged and may be used adversely to you and for the benefit of existing or future clients of Allensworth. By clicking “OK”, you agree that you have read and accept this notice.