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SPS&R Receives State and Individual Honors in 2021 Chambers USA

Simon Peragine Smith & Redfearn is pleased to announce new practice area and individual rankings in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Once again, Chambers USA recognized SPS&R as a Louisiana Band 1 firm for its work in construction law, with additional individual recognition for Denise Puente, Bruce Shreves, and Doug Wynne. The publication interviewed clients and market sources and received the following feedback:

Denise Puente, Band 1 – Construction: Denise is “a role model and she is really well respected in the community,” according to multiple interviewees. She handles the transactional aspects of construction projects for both contractors and owners. She also has experience in litigation including public bid dispute cases.

Bruce Shreves, Band 2 – Construction: “Bruce enjoys an excellent reputation among peers,” with one commenting: “He is a great lawyer and one of the deans of the construction Bar in Louisiana.”

Doug Wynne, Band 3 – Construction: Doug regularly represents his clients in litigation, as well as advising them on construction and surety law. “Doug is easy to work with, hard-working and very professional,” remarks an impressed market source. 

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.