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SPSR Receives State and Individual Honors in 2019 ChambersUSA

January 8, 2020 News

SPSR is pleased to announce new practice area and individual rankings in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

The firm was recognized at as a Louisiana Band 1 firm for its work in construction law, with additional individual recognition for Denise Puente, Bruce Shreves, and Doug Wynne.

Denise Puente, Band 1 – Construction, has a “well-respected practice and is a well-respected attorney,” according to market sources. She adroitly handles construction contracting work and public bid dispute cases for a variety of sector clients. She is particularly noted for her representation of contractors before the licensing board.

Bruce Shreves, Band 1 – Construction, is rated as “one of the great long-time construction lawyers” in the state, according to interviewees. A deeply experienced and highly respected practitioner, Shreves is an expert in construction and surety law.

Doug Wynne, Up and Coming – Construction, is a “fantastic, knowledgeable and informed construction practitioner,” according to interviewees. His broad practice covers construction and surety law as well as commercial and general civil litigation.

Chambers and Partners is considered the industry leader in research-based directories for the legal profession.  Chambers USA conducts in-depth, objective interviews of thousands of lawyers and their clients around the world to compile its directories. Rankings are based on interviews with those active in the legal services marketplace, namely law firm clients and individual lawyers, as well as assessments of a law firm’s recent work on behalf of its clients. Rankings are determined by evaluating qualities clients most value in lawyers and law firms, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, and commitment, among others.