Chambers and Partners has ranked DWMR as Band 1 in the electricity and Band 2 in the oil and gas state regulatory and litigation practice areas. The announcement describes the DWMR energy practice as a “trusted team of energy and public utilities experts representing clients across the full spectrum of electricity and oil and gas matters before bodies such as the PUCT and RRC. Extensive regulatory capabilities see it advise multiple pipeline companies across the state as well as marquee electricity players…” Chambers noted that the firm is also experienced in representing clients before state and federal courts. Describing key individuals, Chambers said that James Mann is highly regarded for acting for pipeline companies on oil and gas matters with deep experience and capabilities along with a strong understanding on how to get good things done. Kerry McGrath handles a range of regulatory matters for electric utilities and is well respected in the industry, not only because of his experience and expertise, but because of his professional approach and demeanor with his clients and opposing counsel. Casey Wren leads the firm’s electric practice, is experienced at advising utility and energy companies on rate cases and other regulatory issues, and possesses a strong command of state regulatory issues involving electricity cases. John Williams advises utilities on a broad range of regulatory cases, including before the PUCT, and has strong cross-examination and writing skills.