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Sorey & Hoover Named to List of Best Law Firms in America for Work on Behalf of Personal Injury Plaintiffs

Sorey & Gilliland, LLP is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2022 list of the Best Law Firms in America by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America, one of the most respected legal listings in the industry. The firm earned recognition for the work it does with plaintiffs in personal injury cases in the Tyler metro area.

Sorey & Gilliland, founded by Dan Sorey and Derek Gilliland, has an impressive track record of helping clients through a variety of legal matters. Mr. Sorey, who is a seasoned Board-Certified Personal Injury Trial lawyer, has won multiple significant awards and verdicts for clients injured because of the negligence of others. He also brings to his work more than a decade of experience as a law enforcement officer.

Mr. Gilliland handles all types of civil lawsuits including personal injury, products liability, and breach of contract cases. A veteran patent trial lawyer, he also oversees the firm’s growing intellectual property litigation practice from his offices in Longview and Waco. He has won multiple significant verdicts, one of which was the largest patent infringement verdict in Washington state history.

“We have spent years fighting on behalf of those injured by another individual’s careless actions,” said Mr. Gilliland. “It is an honor to be able to fight for what our clients deserve, so to be recognized for that is truly something special.”

The Best Law Firms listing is the most recent of several accolades for Sorey & Gilliland. Mr. Sorey and Mr. Gilliland both earned recognition in the list of Best Lawyers for 2022. They were also honored by Texas Super Lawyers in 2021.

U.S. News and Best Lawyers researchers base their selections on voting by lawyers and responses from law firm clients. Clients who are surveyed rate firm expertise, responsiveness, business understanding, cost-effectiveness, civility and whether they would refer the firm to other clients.

The full list of Best Law Firms is available online at and will also be published in the 12th edition of Best Law Firms.