UHLC professors cited by peers as ‘Best Lawyers’ in Texas  

Ray Nimmer Ben Sheppard Tracy Hester
Former Dean Raymond T. Nimmer Ben H. Sheppard Tracy D. Hester


April 6, 2016 – Three University of Houston Law Center professors once again have been recognized by their peers as among the “Best Lawyers” in Texas in their fields of specialization.

Former Dean Raymond T. Nimmer, Ben H. Sheppard, and Tracy D. Hester have all been included in the annual survey. The 2016 edition of Texas’ Best Lawyers will be available in June.

Nimmer, Leonard Childs Professor of Law, is recognized for the 29th year for his work in the field of Intellectual Property and Information law, specifically Copyright, Patent, and Trademark  Law, Information Technology Law, and Intellectual Property and Patent litigation.

Sheppard, director of the Law Center’s A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center, was recognized for the 14th time in the fields of International Commercial Arbitration and International Trade and Finance Law.

Hester, a lecturer in the fields of environmental law, regulatory practices, and emerging technology, was cited for the 11th time for his expertise in the field of Environmental Law.

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