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17 Gardere Attorneys Earn 2009 Texas Rising Stars Honors

03-17-2009 11:29 PM CET | Politics, Law & Society

Press release from: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP

/ PR Agency: Androvett Legal Media & Marketing
DALLAS/HOUSTON – Seventeen attorneys from Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP have earned selection to the 2009 listing of Texas Rising Stars.

Earning Rising Stars honors from Dallas are partners Christopher Converse, Business/Corporate; Michael Cooley, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; William David Dunn, Business Litigation; John Eliason, Tax; Barry Golden, Antitrust Litigation; Brett Lamb, Construction Litigation; Colin Martin, Business Litigation, Irina Plumlee, Immigration; and Robert Slovak, Construction Litigation.

Also recognized from the Dallas office are associates Marcus Helt, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Sheryl Kao, Business Litigation; Steven Lockhart, Business Litigation; and Eric Lugger, Construction Litigation.

Houston partners earning Rising Stars recognition are Latosha Lewis, Environmental Litigation; and Peter Scaff, Business Litigation.

Also recognized from the Houston office are associates Samantha Trahan, Insurance Coverage; and Rhonda Reed Weiner, Business Litigation.

Rising Stars are selected based on nominations by members of the elite Texas Super Lawyers list. Honorees are the top up-and-coming Texas attorneys who are 40 or younger or have been in practice for fewer than 10 years. Fewer than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state were chosen for this honor.

This year’s Rising Stars list is featured in the April issue of Texas Monthly magazine. It also is available in the current issue of Texas Rising Stars, a publication co-produced by the publishers of Texas Monthly and Law & Politics Media, Inc.

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm celebrating 100 years in 2009 and one of the Southwest’s largest full-service law firms, has offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and Mexico City. Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in areas of energy, hospitality, litigation, corporate, tax, environmental, labor and employment, intellectual property and financial services.

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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Dallas TX 75201
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