Firm Recognition

Manela Law Firm is ranked Tier 1 by Best Lawyers®, U.S News & World Report and Woodard/White in Construction Law - Houston 2015 – 2019.



Benchmark Litigation® describes Mark Manela as "lead counsel for clients in large and complex securities class actions. Clients include major industry players ... Clients call Mark 'a terrific litigator.’” Listed among “litigation stars.” 2010 and listed 2011-12.

Mark Manela — The Legal 500® describes Mark as “extremely smart, tactical, careful, ethical and responsive.”  2014.

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Commercial Litigation | Construction Law

The Best Lawyers in America® has recognized Mark for Commercial Litigation (2019 Edition) and Construction Law (2019 Edition)

Best Lawyers in America is published by Woodward White.

Mark Manela — Martindale-Hubbell® ranks Mark as “AV® Preeminent” – 5 out of 5. 2014 – 2018.


Mark Manela — Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America

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