At about 150 attorneys strong, Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s roots are in tax law, and more than one-third of the firm’s lawyers practice entirely in tax law or have a strong tax background. The firm has expanded its expertise to include practice areas such as securities and finance, estate planning, international and immigration law, intellectual property, energy and maritime law, real estate, and litigation. The firm serves clients ranging from small startups to large, multinational corporations in industries including automotive, bank...

Firm Stats


Total No. Attorneys (2021)

100 - 150


No. of Partners Named (2020)



Featured Rankings

Best Midsize Law Firms in Texas


No. of Summer Associates (2020)



Base Salary

1st year: $145,000


No. of U.S. Offices


About the Firm

At about 150 attorneys strong, Chamberlain Hrdlicka is well known for its experience in tax law. The firm’s work now extends to multiple other practices while maintaining its tax focus.

Expanding Its Reach

In the 1960s, Hank Chamberlain and George Hrdlicka, former members of the Justice Department's tax division, founded a Houston firm with a vision of creating a tax law boutique. Today, Chamberlain Hrdlicka still has a core tax practice, but the firm has expanded to other areas—and at the same time, the firm has expanded its geographic reach. In 1986, the firm opened an Atlanta office. In 2007, the firm opened an office in Philadelphia, where attorneys specialize in domestic and international tax planning, tax controversy, and litigation. In 2010, Chamberlain Hrdlicka expanded its...

Diversity at Chamberlain Hrdlicka

The Law Firm Diversity Profile contains the firm’s self-reported responses to the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey, an annual survey conducted by Vault.com in partnership with the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. Detailed demographic breakdowns of the firm’s attorneys by level, race, gender, LGBTQ and disability status offer a valuable statistical overview, while descriptions of its diversity programs, initiatives and strategic plans provide a comprehensive portrait of the firm’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.