Founded by William R. Allensworth in 1995, Allensworth & Porter, LLP is one of the leading construction law firms in Texas, representing clients in all facets of the construction industry, including architects, engineers, contractors, owners, developers, municipalities, utilities and suppliers.
Allensworth & Porter was founded on January 1, 1995, by William R. Allensworth, who had over 20 years experience as a litigation partner in a major Texas firm. Mr. Allensworth is a Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers, is Board Certified in Civil Litigation and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas School of Law, where he teaches courses in Construction Law and Construction Litigation. Mr. Allensworth has taught more than 20 semesters of courses in Construction litigation since the early 1990s.
A number of lawyers at our firm have been recognized as leaders in their field, through publications including Best Lawyer’s Lawyer of the Year, Martindale-Hubbell’s AV Award Chambers USA, The Legal 500, and Texas Monthly’s Super Lawyers and Rising Stars editions, among others. The firm’s attorneys have distinguished themselves through their local, regional and national service in distinguished industry groups. Our lawyers are or have been actively involved in the American College of Construction Lawyers, the American Bar Association’s Forum on the Construction Industry, the American Inns of Court, the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Rotary International, the State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section, the American Institute of Architects, Real Estate Council of Austin and many other groups, often in leadership positions.
Areas of Practice
- Construction Disputes
- Appellate Practice
- Construction Contracts
- Professional Responsibility
- Dispute Resolution
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