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Best Lawyers in America 2013 Recognizes Haynes and Boone Lawyers
08/24/2012

DALLAS – More than 100 lawyers from Haynes and Boone, LLP are included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013, an annual referral guide listing outstanding attorneys throughout the U.S.

As selected by their peers, the firm had lawyers listed in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, New York, Orange County, San Antonio, Washington, D.C. and Richardson, Texas. Of the 109 firm lawyers named, 21 made their debut in the referral guide of the nation’s top talent, while the number of recognized practice areas increased to 54 from 32 last year.

Lawyers are selected based on more than two million detailed peer-review evaluations.

The following Haynes and Boone attorneys were named the Best Lawyers in America 2013:

Austin
• James D. Braddock, Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental
• Jeff Civins, Environmental, Litigation - Environmental, Water Law
• Mary S. Mendoza, Environmental, Litigation – Environmental
• Robert A. Lauer, Franchise
• Robert E. Reetz, Jr., Tax Law

Dallas
• Alan Wright, Commercial Litigation
• Ann M. Saegert, Real Estate Law
• Anne M. Johnson, Appellate, Commercial Litigation
• Arthur T. Carter, Labor Law - Management
• Barry McNeil, Antitrust Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation - Securities
• Charles F. Plenge, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
• Darrel A. Rice, Corporate Law, Venture Capital Law
• David L. McCombs, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Technology Law
• David Taubenfeld, Insurance Law
• Deborah S. Coldwell, Franchise Law
• Erika L. Blomquist, Insurance Law
• Ernest Martin, Jr., Insurance Law
• George W. Bramblett, Jr., Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Litigation - ERISA, Litigation - Securities, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Securities Regulation
• Gregory R. Samuel, Corporate Law
• Greta E. Cowart, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
• J. Mitchell Miller, Trusts and Estates
• Janice V. Sharry, Corporate Law
• Jeffrey M. Becker, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Technology Law, Trademark Law
• John M. Collins, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Trusts and Estates
• John Russell Emerson, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent
• John Turner, Litigation - Antitrust
• Jonathan C. Wilson, Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor & Employment
• Kathleen M. Beasley, Antitrust Law, Litigation - Antitrust
• Kenneth A. Rogers, Banking and Finance
• Larry B. Pascal, International Trade and Finance Law
• Matt W. Holley, Insurance Law
• Michael Boone, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Governance, Corporate
• Micah E. Skidmore, Insurance Law
• Melissa M. Goodman, Litigation - Intellectual Property
• Nina Cortell, Appellate, Bet-the-Company Litigation
• Phillip B. Philbin, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent
• Randall E. Colson, Technology Law
• Richard D. Anigian, Commercial Litigation
• Richard K. Martin, Real Estate Law
• Richard M. Fijolek, Tax Law
• Robert D. Albergotti, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Project Finance Law
• Robert E. Wilson, Banking and Finance, Real Estate Law
• Robin E. Phelan, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Antitrust
• Robin P. Hartmann, Corporate Law, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - Securities
• Ron Breaux, Antitrust Law, Litigation - Antitrust
• Scott G. Night, Banking and Finance
• Stacy L. Brainin, Healthcare, Litigation - Antitrust
• Steven R. Jenkins, Real Estate Law
• Susan A. Wetzel, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
• Taylor H. Wilson, Corporate
• Terry Conner, Banking and Finance
• Thomas D. Harris, Corporate Law
• Thomas E. Kurth, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - Real Estate, Oil & Gas Law
• Timothy E. Powers, International Trade and Finance Law
• Vicki L. Martin-Odette, Tax Law
• W. Scott Wallace, Corporate
• Werner A. Powers, Insurance Law
• William C. Strock, Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Intellectual Property
• William C. Wilshusen, Real Estate Law
• William R. Hays III, Corporate Law

Fort Worth
• Brian D. Barnard, Corporate Governance, Corporate, Securities/ Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
• John D. Penn, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
• Karen S. Precella, Appellate Practice
• Rice M. Tilley, Jr., Non-Profit/Charities Law, Trusts and Estates
• Stephen M. Pezanosky, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate, Litigation - Bankruptcy
• Thomas J. Williams, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - First Amendment, Litigation - Intellectual Property
• William D. Greenhill, Project Finance Law
• William D. Ratliff III, Banking and Finance, Corporate, Real Estate Law

Houston
• Arthur M. Nathan, Tax Law
• Arthur S. Berner, Venture Capital Law
• Bernard F. Clark, Jr., Energy Law, Natural Resources Law, Project Finance Law
• Bradley J. Richards, Project Finance Law, Technology Law
• Bruce W. Merwin, Construction Law, Real Estate Law
• Charles A. Beckham, Jr., Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Chris E. Wolf, Tax Law
• Dean J. Schaner, Employment Law - Management
• Donald D. Jackson, Product Liability Litigation
• Jesse J. Gelsomini, Employee Benefits Law
• John R. Eldridge, Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental
• Joseph A. Vilardo, Banking and Finance Law
• Kenric D. Kattner, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
• Lynne Liberato, Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property
• Melvin A. Dow, Real Estate Law
• Michael T. Powell, Litigation - Construction
• Patrick L. Hughes, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Ricardo Garcia-Moreno, Sports Law
• Robert S. Ladd, Banking and Finance, Real Estate Law
• Stan Perry, Toxic Tort Litigation
• Theresa Einhorn, Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Thomas D. Cordell, Commercial Litigation


New York
• David Siegal, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
• John M. Hintz, Litigation - Patent
• Judith Elkin, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
• Kenneth J. Friedman, Real Estate Law
• Kenneth J. Rubinstein, Arbitration, Mediation
• Lenard M. Parkins, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
• Steven Koch, Real Estate Law
• Stuart Mass, Real Estate Law
• Steven Monteforte, Real Estate Law

San Antonio
• Diana Liebmann, Energy Law
• Eric Terry, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
• Lamont A. Jefferson, Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Trusts & Estates
• Laura E. O'Donnell, Litigation - Labor & Employment
• Stephen P. Allison, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation

Washington, DC
• James R. Wade, Antitrust Law, Litigation - Antitrust
• Jan S. Gilbert, Franchise Law

Orange County
• Mark Erickson, Commercial Litigation

Richardson
• Bill S. Kleinman, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
• Joyce G. Mazero, Franchise