Brown & James listed in Chambers; Watters, Ward Named Top Lawyers

May 24, 2021

Brown & James was again selected by Chambers & Partners as a top Missouri Insurance firm, and Principal Russell Watters and Managing Principal T. Michael Ward were listed as ranked lawyers in the USA Guide for 2021.

The 2021 edition of Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, listed Brown & James as one of five firms in the state 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 ranked lawyers. Interviewees said Watters’ experience is known to be “at the top end of the market.” Ward was described as “very insightful, a good litigator and has a good grasp of all kinds of insurance issues.”

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.

For more in-depth analysis, visit Chambers and Partners’ website.