09 Feb Year in Review 2021
While 2021 presented us all with an unprecedented set of challenges, including the everchanging regimen of COVID protocols and efforts to provide flexible and protective work environments for our clients and staff, we want to reflect on some of the highlights from the past year. Expansion of our office space and abundant recognition of our attorneys and firm has set the pace for our continued growth.
■ We added 334 new clients to the growing list of people and businesses we serve.
■ 34 new articles were written by our attorneys and published on social media and our website.
■ 2 new attorneys and 2 staff members joined the Firm while recruiting efforts continue.
■ We expanded our office space by approximately 7,500 square feet to provide additional conference rooms and amenities for employees and visitors.
■ We ranked 15thon Houston Business Journal’s 2021 Best Places to Work list in the small business category.
■ We placed in the Aggie 100, which honors the 100 fastest growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world.
■ Rapp & Krock received recognition in the 2022 News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” and received a Tier 1 in Bankruptcy Litigation, Tier 2 ranking in Houston for Real Estate Law and Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganizational Law, and Tier 3 ranking in Commercial Litigation.
■ 4 attorneys were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022
■ Brian Antweil, Commercial Litigation
■ Henry Flores, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganizational Law, and Bankruptcy Litigation
■ Kenneth Krock, Bankruptcy Litigation and Real Estate Law
■ Joy Eckelkamp, Elder Law
■ 2 attorneys were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch 2022
■ Drew Erickson, Corporate law
■ Emily Taylor, Elder Law and Trusts and Estates
In 2021, the Firm renewed its commitment to pro bono work, taking on cases through the Houston Volunteer Lawyer’s Equal Access to Justice Champions Program. Rapp & Krock supported numerous charity events and organizations, including the Special Olympics Texas Annual Breakfast with Champions, Texas Aggie Bar Association’s Annual Conference, and the HBA Charity Golf Tournament.
As Houston’s go-to law firm for businesses, we continue our commitment to supporting and protecting our clients by developing long-term relationships and finding creative solutions to complex legal issues.
Thank you to our clients and friends who have shared in our journey. We look forward to 2022 and the continued opportunity to serve as your trusted legal advisors.