Nov. 16, 2016 – University of Houston Law Center Professor and former Dean Raymond T. Nimmer has been selected as 2016 Internet & E-commerce Lawyer of the Year – USA by readers of Lawyer Monthly.
Nimmer, Leonard Childs Professor of Law and co-director of the Houston Intellectual Property and Information Law Institute at the Law Center, is the author of more than 25 books and numerous articles.
He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America in six practice areas including: Copyright Law, Information Technology Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property. He is also one of 700 lawyers listed in the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers in the category of Information Technology Law. He was recognized in 2011 by his peers as the Best Lawyer in Houston in Information Technology Law. In 2013, his peers voted him the Best Lawyer in Houston in Copyright Law. In 2016, his peers voted him the Best Lawyer in Houston in Copyright Law.
Winners of the Lawyer Monthly award were selected based on nomination forms emailed to nearly 180,000 contacts in the publication's database.