The Harkins Cunningham commercial litigation and rail transportation practices were once again recognized by Chambers USA in the 2015 edition.
The comments in the Chambers USA 2015 edition underscore the unique advantages of Harkins Cunningham: a small boutique firm offering big results in high-stakes matters. With regard to its team-oriented emphasis, Chambers USA noted that Harkins Cunningham is “a small firm with a highly sophisticated legal practice dedicated to resolving difficult problems using a team approach.” As for the experience and innovative thinking of its attorneys, Chambers USA recognized that “Harkins Cunningham has been one of the firms of choice for clients seeking lawyers who can tackle complex disputes successfully and efficiently.” In addition, three Harkins Cunningham attorneys were recognized as leaders in their fields. John G. Harkins, Jr. was recognized in the field of commercial litigation. Mr. Harkins, Jr. was described by his peers as “legendary” and as a “vibrant and absolutely leading lawyer in the area.” Paul A. Cunningham and David A. Hirsh were recognized in the field of rail transportation. Peers noted that Mr. Cunningham “is a fantastic attorney and a zealous advocate for his clients,” and peers noted Mr. Hirsh’s “fine reputation in the market.”
About: Chambers USA is among the most highly respected publications with regards to rating lawyers and law firms. Chambers USA ranks both lawyers and law firms based on the research of 150 full-time editors and researchers who talk to lawyers and clients during in-depth telephone interviews. Importantly, greater weight is given to the views of clients. Individual lawyers are ranked on the basis of their legal knowledge and experience, their ability, their effectiveness, and their client service. In addition to the foregoing qualities, departments within law firms are ranked on the overall effectiveness and capability of the department. Recognition by Chamber USA is a noteworthy achievement and signifies that a law firm's work is highly valued by both clients and peers.