Haynes and Boone Among Best Lawyers, Practices in America

08/04/2009

Best Lawyers in America has singled out 84 Haynes and Boone, LLP attorneys in 34 different specialty areas of law in its 2010 edition.

The firm took “Top-Listed” honors in Texas with No. 1 overall rankings in six practice areas, including antitrust, appellate, franchise, sports law, technology law and water law. The firm also received No. 1 rankings for multiple practice groups in each of its six individual Texas offices.

Best Lawyers in America is an annual referral guide listing outstanding attorneys throughout the U.S. Lawyers are selected based on more than two million detailed peer-review evaluations.

The following Haynes and Boone attorneys were named 2010 Best Lawyers in America:

Austin
• James Braddock - Environmental Law
• Gayle Cannon - Franchise Law
• Jeff Civins - Environmental Law; Water Law
• Sarah Foster - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Robert Lauer - Franchise Law
• Mary Mendoza - Environmental Law
• Bane Phillippi - Environmental Law; Water Law

Dallas
• Robert Albergotti - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law; Project Finance Law
• Jeffrey Becker - Technology Law
• Michael Boone - Corporate Governance and Compliance Law; Corporate Law
• Stacy L. Brainin - Antitrust Law
• George Bramblett - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law; Securities Law
• Ronald Breaux - Antitrust Law
• Deborah Coldwell - Franchise Law
• John Collins - Employee Benefits Law; Trusts and Estates
• Terry Conner - Banking Law
• Nina Cortell - Appellate Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation
• Greta Cowart - Employee Benefits Law
• Richard Fijolek - Tax Law
• Sharon Freytag - Appellate Law; Commercial Litigation
• Robin Hartmann - Antitrust Law; Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law
• William Hays - Corporate Law
• Noel Hensley - Commercial Litigation; Securities Law
• Steven Jenkins - Real Estate Law
• Anne Johnson - Appellate Law
• Thomas Kurth - Commercial Litigation; Oil & Gas Law
• Ernest Martin, Jr. - Insurance Law
• Joyce Mazero - Franchise Law
• David McAtee - Antitrust Law
• David McCombs - Intellectual Property Law; Technology Law
• Barry McNeil - Antitrust Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar
• Larry Pascal - International Trade and Finance Law
• Robin Phelan - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Phillip Philbin - Intellectual Property Law
• Charles Plenge - Employee Benefits Law
• Timothy Powers - International Trade and Finance Law
• Werner Powers - Insurance Law
• Darrel Rice - Corporate Law; Venture Capital Law
• Kenneth Rogers - Banking Law
• Gregory Samuel - Corporate Law
• Janice Sharry - Corporate Law
• William Strock - Labor and Employment Law
• Donald Templin - Commercial Litigation; Intellectual Property Law
• Susan Wetzel - Employee Benefits Law
• Jonathan Wilson - Labor and Employment Law
• Robert Wilson - Banking Law; Real Estate Law
• Taylor Wilson - Securities Law

Fort Worth
• Brian Barnard - Corporate Governance and Compliance Law; Corporate Law; Securities Law
• William Greenhill - Project Finance Law
• John Penn - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Stephen Pezanosky - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Karen Precella - Appellate Law
• William Ratliff - Banking Law; Corporate Law; Real Estate Law
• Rice Tilley, Jr. - Non-Profit/Charities Law; Trusts and Estates
• Thomas Williams - Commercial Litigation

Houston
• Charles Beckham - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Bernard “Buddy” Clark - Natural Resources Law; Project Finance Law
• Theresa Einhorn - Banking Law
• John Eldridge - Environmental Law
• Lawrence Finder - Criminal Defense: White-Collar
• Ricardo Garcia-Moreno - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Sports Law
• Jesse Gelsomini - Employee Benefits Law
• Patrick Hughes - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Kenric Kattner - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Robert Ladd - Real Estate Law
• Alene Ross Levy - Appellate Law
• Lynne Liberato - Appellate Law; Commercial Litigation
• Thomas McCaffrey - Real Estate Law
• Bruce Merwin - Construction Law; Real Estate Law
• Arthur Nathan - Tax Law
• Michael Powell - Construction Law
• Bradley Richards - Project Finance Law; Technology Law
• Alison Smith - Antitrust Law
• Joseph Vilardo - Banking Law

New York
• Judith Elkin - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Lenard Parkins - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law

Richardson
• Richard Martin - Real Estate Law
• Ann Saegert - Real Estate Law

San Antonio
• Stephen Allison - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation
• Lamont Jefferson - Appellate Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation
• Diana Liebmann - Energy Law
• Eric Terry - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Steven Waters - Real Estate Law

Washington, D.C.
• Jan Gilbert - Franchise Law

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Moscow, providing a full spectrum of legal services. With more than 500 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal. The firm has been recognized as one of the "Best Corporate Law Firms in America" (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001-2009), as one of "The Best 20 Law Firms to Work For" (Vault.com, 2009), and as a Top 100 law firm for both diversity (MultiCultural Law Magazine, 2009) and women (Women 3.0, 2008).

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