UHLC's Hester commended for expertise in environmental law

Tracy Hester

Sept. 6, 2017 -- University of Houston Law Center Professor Tracy Hester recently received kudos from his contemporaries in a peer-review publication.

Hester was cited in the 24th edition of “Best Lawyers in America” for his expertise in the area of environmental law. The listing marks the 12th time he has been selected for recognition by his peers in the field.

Selection for Best Lawyers, regarded as the most credible and definitive guide to legal excellence in the U.S., is based on a peer-review survey and confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country.

Since 2013, Hester has taught at the Law Center as a lecturer. He previously worked as a partner in Bracewell LLP for 16 years and led the Houston office's environmental group. He was elected as a member of the American Law Institute in 2004, and he was named the Top Environmental Lawyer in Houston in 2011 by Best Lawyers of America. He was also elected to the Council of the American Bar Association’s Section on Environment, Energy and Resources in 2011.

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