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July 3, 2017

Texas Lawyer Honors King & Spalding With Environmental Litigation Department of the Year Award

HOUSTON, July 3, 2017 — Texas Lawyer has honored King & Spalding with its Environmental Litigation Department of the Year award.

The annual awards honor “great work” by the state’s “top specialty litigation practice groups,” the publication noted. An event for honorees will take place Sept. 6 in Dallas.

King & Spalding’s global environmental litigation practice handles every kind of environmental dispute—permit appeals, administrative rule challenges, agency enforcement actions, cost recovery claims, toxic tort cases, trials over alleged contamination, and international arbitrations dealing with historic contamination. Our environmental practice has been widely recognized as one of the best in the U.S., having been named as a Law 360 Practice Group of the Year in 2010, 2012 and 2015. The practice is nationally ranked by Chambers USA and Legal 500.

King & Spalding has more than 110 lawyers in its Austin and Houston offices and has added 10 partners in the state since the beginning of the year. Its Houston office, with more than 85 lawyers, is among the largest for firms founded outside Texas.

About King & Spalding
Celebrating more than 130 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, uncompromising commitment to quality, and dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. More information is available at

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