HOUSTON, November 2, 2024– Crain Caton & James is pleased to announce that it was ranked by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 16 practice areas, 2 national and 14 metropolitan rankings – Houston for 2024.  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

 Commercial Litigation

Litigation – Construction

Litigation – Labor & Employment Law


Tier 3

 Banking and Finance Law

Employment Law – Management

Family Law

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 and around the world.  The Firm’s 111-year history in downtown Houston gives it strong ties to Houston and a deep commitment to giving back to the community.  Founded in 1912, the Firm now has a wide range of practice areas, including Banking, Corporate, Real Estate, Probate and Estate Planning, Family Law, Environmental, Employment, Intellectual Property, Fiduciary Litigation, Commercial Litigation & Appeals, and more.  Recently, the Firm was named by the Houston Chronicle as a Best of Best Law Firm winner in the areas of commercial litigation, corporate, family law, real estate, and trusts and estates.   Houston Chronicle link https://www.chron.com/best/legal/

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

The Woodlands Office: 1095 Evergreen Circle, Suite 200, The Woodlands, Texas 77380


Contact: Jackie Krejci 832-859-4996