Brown & James Ranked in Chambers Top Band of Missouri Insurance Firms

May 4, 2020

Two Attorneys Named to Chambers & Partners List

Brown & James is pleased to announce its selection by Chambers & Partners as a top Missouri Insurance firm as well as the selection of Managing Principal T. Michael Ward and Principal Russell Watters as ranked lawyers in its USA Guide for 2020.

The 2020 edition of Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, is the first to rank insurance practice in Missouri. Brown & James was one of five firms in the state to be listed in Band 1 of the guide.

According to the guide, Brown & James is a “respected firm handling a broad range of insurance coverage disputes for insurers. Strong St. Louis-based team that regularly advises clients on claims across a range of lines, including fidelity, life and property cases. Fields a strong group of dedicated coverage litigators.”

The internationally recognized guide to the legal profession in the U.S. market listed Ward and Watters as notable practitioners. Interviewees claimed Ward as “very insightful, a good litigator and has a good grasp of all kinds of insurance issues.” Watters’ experience is known to be “at the top end of the market.”

Chambers & Partners ranks law firms and lawyers on several aspects and experiences: technical legal ability; client service; commercial vision and business understanding; diligence; value for money; and depth of team.

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