Five Lloyd Gosselink Principals Named in the 2023 Best Lawyers in America® List

Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. is happy to announce that five principals have been included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since this resource was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

Congratulations to our Best Lawyers Honorees!


Lambeth Townsend
Energy Law

In state and federal courts and administrative tribunals, Lambeth represents companies and political subdivisions across a wide spectrum of regulatory and commercial activities. Lambeth focuses on all aspects of utility and water law.


Michael “Mike” Gershon
Water Law

Mike heads the Firm’s Water Practice Group and assists clients with a variety of water resource management, permitting, transactional, and water utility matters, including representation in court and before state regulatory agencies. 


Thomas Brocato
Energy Regulatory Law

Thomas heads the Firm’s Energy and Utility Practice Group and represents clients before regulatory agencies, the courts, and the legislature. In addition to his focus on utility administrative law, his experience at the legislature and with rate proceedings, rulemakings, transmission line licensing applications, and appellate litigation make Thomas a valuable resource for clients with electric, gas, and water utility issues.


Sheila Gladstone
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment

Sheila heads the Firm’s Employment Law Practice Group and assists employers with all aspects of labor and employment law, including counseling employers on the legal issues and strategic decisions involved in personnel decisions, auditing employment practices for legal compliance, defending employers from claims, and conducting internal investigations of employee complaints.


Lauren Kalisek
Administrative/Regulatory Law

Lauren is the Firm’s Managing Director and leads our Districts Practice Group. She has practiced for more than 20 years in Texas water utility and water quality law and focuses on providing counsel to cities, river authorities, water districts, and other local governmental organizations.


Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. More than 116,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received more than 17 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.

Sign Up for Newsletter Updates


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle and Townsend PC, 816 Congress Ave., Austin, TX, 78701, http://lglawfirm.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact