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Durbin Larimore Bialick and Nine Lawyers Honored in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

By August 20, 2020October 2nd, 2023No Comments

We’re happy and honored to announce that our firm, as well as nine of our attorneys, have made the 2021 list of outstanding firms and attorneys from U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, the foremost resource for the best legal talent worldwide. They’ve joined forces to rank law firms and attorneys in the U.S. in 75 national practice areas.

We’d like to specially congratulate David B. Donchin, named, for the second year in a row,  2021 Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

Firms included in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from both clients and peers. By achieving a tiered ranking, Durbin Larimore Bialick is recognized for our unique combination of quality law practice and our breadth of legal expertise.

Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and / or metropolitan scale, and reflect the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

Durbin Larimore Bialick received the following rankings in the 2021 U.S. News –Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”:

  • Regional Tier 1 in Oklahoma City for commercial litigation, insurance law, insurance litigation, personal injury litigation – defendants and personal injury litigation – plaintiffs.

  • Regional Tier 2 in Oklahoma City for bet-the-company litigation, business organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), and construction law.

  • Regional Tier 3 in Oklahoma City for trusts and estates law.

And nine of our attorneys were named to the list of Best Lawyers in America. It’s quite an honor – the list represents the top 5% of privately practicing lawyers in the United States.

Join us in congratulating all of our honorees:

Hilary S. Allen
Employment Law, Management and Personal Injury Litigation –

Mark E. Bialick
Personal Injury Litigation –Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Jennifer K. Christian
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Trusts and Estates

R. Ryan Deligans
Insurance Law, Litigation – Insurance
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

David B. Donchin
Insurance Law, Litigation  – Insurance
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation –  Plaintiffs

Gerald E. Durbin
Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

James K. Larimore
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law

Katherine Taylor Loy
Insurance Law

Timothy L. Martin
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.

Best Lawyers has been universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence since they first published in 1983, and is considered the most unbiased, reliable and unbiased source of legal referrals worldwide.

Since 1983, Durbin Larimore Bialick has provided robust legal services to businesses and individuals in Oklahoma and across the nation. Our attorneys focus on insurance law, business law, employment law, oil and gas, real estate and personal injury, among others. For more information, please visit