Legal Elite Awards 2020

18 US BUSINESS NEWS / 2020 Legal Elite Awards , Civil Litigator of the Year (Austin): Robert Dorsett locations across Texas, the firm’s attorneys and Mr Dorsett maintain close contact and communications with the courts in the various jurisdictions, and stay ahead of emerging developments in litigation. With one eye on the future, Dorsett Johnson & Swift has plans for expansion and further growth moving forward. The firm’s Austin location in Texas is building a brand-new office space with future firm growth and client services in mind, due to be completed later this summer. However, the plans go well beyond that, with a five- year course planned to expand the offices currently existing in Houston and Brownsville. There can be no doubt that Mr Dorsett himself will continue to be a key figure in any and all successes achieved by the team at Dorsett Johnson & Swift. Ultimately, Mr Dorsett is a perfect example of a civil litigator who understands the breadth of industries who so often require his services. Rather than focus in on a single area, his vast expanse of knowledge and expertise has allowed him to achieve success on a national, state, regional, and local level, helping businesses with their needs for a great many years. Company: Dorsett Johnson & Swift, LLP Contact: Bob Dorsett Web: Armed with a team of experienced attorneys, Dorsett Johnson & Swift offer practice specific and venue knowledge for client matters across the state of Texas. Resolutely focused on delivering superior legal services and achieving targeted results while remaining aware of legal budgets and the importance of maintaining client communications, the firm is one of the finest currently operating in and around the Texas area. Alongside the excellence that Mr Dorsett and his team of litigators provides, the team is also comprised of a highly skilled group of paralegals, legal secretaries, and law clerks to offer efficient representation to all clients. Dorsett Johnson & Swift’s practice areas include: transportation and trucking, premise liability, restaurant and retail, product liability, food When a company believes inmaintaining a teamof dedicated and competent legal professionals that are focused on delivering superior legal services, there are few better lawyers they can employ than Bob Dorsett. Fortunately, Dorsett Johnson & Swift LLP is able to take full advantage of Mr Dorsett’s hard work and legal brilliance. To find out what makes him such an exceptional lawyer, we examined his work both individually and as part of the firm. product liability, dram shop liability, consumer litigation, commercial law, construction, bad faith, general civil litigation, and much more. Mr Dorsett brings a wealth of knowledge himself to the table, whenever he is working a case for Dorsett Johnson & Swift. Combining his insurance, food liability, hospitality, real estate, and toxic tort background with litigation management practices, his services are trustworthy when it comes to handling loss volume that save costs for his clients. As an attorney responsible for managing risk on a national, regional, and state level, Mr Dorsett utilizes resources from the Dorsett Johnson & Swift national network that facilitates saving clients’ legal expenses while providing a centralized defense. This method allows for cost savings in medical reviews, discoveries, deposition scheduling and docketing. Dorsett Johnson & Swift’s program of having a single point of contact affords the client with accountability that is unequalled. Having grown up the son of a Plaintiffs’ attorney and served as a representative in the insurance industry for ten years prior to the practice of law, Mr Dorsett has extensive knowledge of the needs and expectations in the arena of insurers and risk managers. His practice history is wide-ranging and all-encompassing, having dealt with a myriad of clients over the years at varying levels. On the national level, he has represented companies in the manufacturing, printing, and hospitality industries, while his regional representation includes companies in the insurance, hospitality, chemical, and food industries. Even down to a local level, Mr Dorsett has represented companies working in the food, construction, and real estate industries, as well as other commercial entities and individuals. Outside of his exceptional legal work, Mr Dorsett has also served two terms on a local city council, and was recently re-elected to his third term on the Lake Travis ISD Board of Trustees. Operating across Texas, the attorneys at Dorsett Johnson & Swift have expert knowledge when dealing with the various judges and local rules in each of the many jurisdictions. With offices located in primary