Nine Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson Attorneys Honored Among Best Lawyers in America

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Oldest, most-respected peer review list recognizes firm’s family law excellence

DALLAS and SAN ANTONIO – Nine attorneys from the Family Law firm Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson, LLP, have been selected to the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the nation’s top attorneys.

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Partners Richard R. Orsinger and Brad M. LaMorgese were each recognized on the 2017 listing for their work in both Family and Appellate Law. Mr. Orsinger, name partner and head of the firm’s San Antonio office, has been honored in Family Law every year since 1987 and in Appellate Law since 2007. This is the second selection in both areas for Mr. LaMorgese.

Six additional firm partners, including name partners Keith M. Nelson, R. Scott Downing and Jeffrey O. Anderson, earned recognition based upon their representation of clients in Family Law matters. Mr. Nelson has been selected each year since 2006 and Mr. Downing for 11 consecutive years. Mr. Anderson has been honored each year since 2009.

This is the second Family Law selection for William M. Reppeto III and third for Lon M. Loveless. This is the first selection for Paula A. Bennett.

Of Counsel Marilea Lewis earned her fifth consecutive selection as a mediator. The 2017 selection marks her first in Family Law.

To compile its annual listing of the leading attorneys in various areas of practice, Best Lawyers studies millions of peer evaluations submitted by lawyers nationwide. The complete 2017 edition is available online at

With 15 lawyers and offices in Dallas, San Antonio and Frisco, Texas, Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson, LLP, is one of the largest firms in Texas focused solely on trials and appeals in Family Law cases. Four partners are featured on the Top 100 Texas Super Lawyers list. Every firm partner is a member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, and all are Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Orsinger holds additional board certification in Civil Appellate Law.