Partners and founding members of Boyd, Powers & Williamson Derrick Boyd and Allen Williamson have been selected to the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Both attorneys are recognized for their skill and experience in the area of Commercial Litigation.
Founded in 1981, Best Lawyers is the oldest and one of the most respected legal guides in the country. Selection to Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Those submitted for consideration then go through a rigorous vetting process conducted by Best Lawyers staff. Only the top 4 percent of practicing lawyers in the United States are selected to the final list.
Boyd, Powers & Williamson has established itself as a leader in the field of Commercial Litigation after securing a string of large verdicts in complex financial, tech and business disputes. These include a $26.5 million verdict on behalf of XIP, LLC, a Fort Worth-based telecom company involved in a trade secrets suit against a Plano-based company. Another recent trial resulted in a $4.5 million fraud and deceptive trade practices verdict on behalf of a North Texas convenience store and gas station in a dispute over a storm damage claim with its insurance provider, claims adjuster and a local construction company. The firm also secured a record $96.2 million final judgment currently on appeal against BBVA Compass Bank in a dispute over fraud claims related to the bank’s treatment of a developer of three luxury subdivisions being built in North Texas.
Both Mr. Boyd and Mr. Williamson have previously been recognized for their skill and accomplishments in the legal profession. They have been named to Thomson Reuters’ annual list of Texas Super Lawyers and are each listed in the Top 100 by The National Trial Lawyers, among other honors.