Haynes and Boone Attorney Named Repeat Winner of Texas Bar Foundation’s Outstanding Article Award

06/19/2007

HOUSTON – Haynes and Boone, LLP announced Tuesday  that appellate partner Lynne Liberato was honored recently with her second award for “Outstanding Law Review Article” by the Texas Bar Foundation for her 2007 article “Summary Judgments in Texas”.  Ms. Liberato is a two-time winner of the award, having previously won for the 2004 article “Reasons for Reversal in Texas Courts of Appeals,” which she co-authored with Haynes and Boone appellate partner Kent Rutter.

Ms. Liberato, who served as president for the State Bar of Texas for 2000-2001, co-authored “Summary Judgments in Texas” with U.S. District Judge David Hittner.  Versions of the article, often called the “bible” on summary judgments, has appeared in five law reviews since 1989.

According to one legal survey, “Summary Judgments in Texas” is one of the 10 most-cited law review articles in the country by appellate courts.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Moscow, providing a full spectrum of legal services. With more than 450  attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal.  The firm has been recognized by Vault.com as one of the "20 Best Law Firms to Work For," by Corporate Board Member Magazine as one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America,” and has received the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s Thomas L. Sager Award for its commitment to diversity.

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