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U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”
Hilliard Law (formerly Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP) has been recognized as a Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firm” every year since 2020. The firm was awarded this recognition in:
- Metropolitan Tier 1 – Corpus Christi for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
Best Lawyers® has also recognized Robert C. Hilliard for his professional excellence in The Best Lawyers in America for 2021, 2022, and 2023. He has been recognized in the following categories:
- Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs
- Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch
Best Lawyers® has also recognized the following Hilliard Law attorneys as “Ones To Watch”. These awards are recognitions given to attorneys early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence. “Ones to Watch” recipients typically have been in practice for 5-9 years.
- Jessi Pritchett – 2023
- Benjamin O’Connor – 2021, 2022, 2023