Crain Caton & James Named to the 2022 U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Rankings

HOUSTON, November 8, 2022 – Crain Caton & James is pleased to announce that it was ranked by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 15 practice areas, 2 national and 13 metropolitan rankings – Houston for 2022.  According to U.S. News, firms included “are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.” We appreciate this vote of confidence from our clients and peers.

See below for the complete listing:

National Rankings

Litigation – Environmental (Tier 2)

Environmental Law (Tier 3)


Metropolitan Rankings – Houston

Tier 1

 Environmental Law

Litigation – Environmental

Litigation – Trusts & Estates

Real Estate Law

Trusts & Estates Law


Tier 2

 Litigation – Labor & Employment Law


Tier 3

 Banking and Finance Law

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Litigation

Employment Law – Management

Litigation – Patent

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Tax Law


About Crain Caton & James

Crain Caton & James, P.C. provides first-class legal services with integrity and exceptional value to its clients in Houston, Texas, and around the world.  The Firm’s over 100-year history in downtown Houston gives it strong ties to Houston and a deep commitment to giving back to the community whenever possible.  Founded in 1912, the Firm now has a wide range of practice areas, including Banking, Corporate, Real Estate, Probate and Estate Planning, Environmental, Employment, Intellectual Property, Fiduciary Litigation, Commercial Litigation & Appeals and more.


Principal Office: 1401 McKinney Street, Suite 1700, Houston, Texas 77010

The Woodlands Office: 1095 Evergreen Circle, Suite 200, The Woodlands, Texas 77380 (By appointment only)