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Bryan Cave Recognized by Lexology as A Top Client Choice

March 6, 2013

Partners Perry Brandt, Ren Hayhurst and Donald Samuels are winners of this year’s Lexology Client Choice Awards USA & Canada. Brandt is the winner of the litigation category for Missouri; Hayhurst is the winner for banking in California; and Samuels is the labor and employment law winner in Colorado. Additionally, Bryan Cave HRO is the firm winner for Colorado.

Each year, the awards go to individuals nominated by senior corporate counsel. There were more than 1,000 nominations this year. The awards recognize law firms and partners that stand apart for their excellent client care and quality of service.

Brandt's practice includes all aspects of business and commercial litigation, including securities, derivative, antitrust, class action and employment litigation, as well as regulatory enforcement and white collar defense and corporate investigations.

Hayhurst’s practice focuses on all aspects of structured finance transactions, including real estate and commercial loan documentation, real estate loan workouts and foreclosure, receivership and loan/guaranty enforcement litigation.

Samuels’ practice centers on all aspects of employment law, general civil litigation and intellectual property law. He represents employers throughout the United States and holds licenses in Colorado, California and Texas. He also acts as an employment law arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association.

Bryan Cave and Denver based HRO combined on January 1, 2012 and in Colorado, the firm is known as Bryan Cave HRO. With offices in Denver, Colorado Springs and Boulder, the attorneys at Bryan Cave HRO work with clients across the globe, in core areas such as litigation, transactions, natural resources, intellectual property and real estate among others.

Launched in 2007, Lexology is a daily newsfeed of law firm client alerts, articles and blogs. Its audience is largely corporate counsel, with the majority in Fortune 500, Global 500 and Euro 500 companies. The awards are promoted through the publication of the Client Choice Guide International.

Bryan Cave LLP ( has a diversified international legal practice. The firm represents a wide variety of business, financial, institutional and individual clients, including publicly held multinational corporations, large and mid-sized privately held companies, partnerships and emerging companies. Subsidiary Bryan Cave International Consulting provides trade and customs consultancy. Aided by extensive investments in technology, Bryan Cave’s more than 1,100 lawyers and other professionals in over 30 offices across the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe and Asia efficiently serve clients’ needs in the world’s key business and financial markets.