Best Lawyers in America Honors Haynes and Boone Lawyers

08/13/2010

DALLAS – Best Lawyers in America has listed 92 Haynes and Boone, LLP attorneys in its 2011 ranking of the nation’s top legal talent.

Best Lawyers in America expanded its industry analysis for 2011 to include “Best Law Firms” rankings. Haynes and Boone earned a national first tier ranking for project finance law. In practices ranked by metropolitan regions, the firm took first tier honors in 27 practices across Dallas, Houston, Austin and San Antonio.

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 2011 Best Lawyers in America:

Austin
• James D. Braddock, Environmental Law
• Gayle Cannon, Franchise Law
• Jeff Civins, Environmental Law and Water Law
• Sarah B. Foster, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Robert A. Lauer, Franchise Law
• Mary Simmons Mendoza, Environmental Law
• P. Bane Phillippi, Environmental Law and Water Law
• Robert E. Reetz, Jr., Tax Law

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

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

Houston
• Charles A. Beckham, Jr., Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Arthur S. Berner, Venture Capital Law
• Bernard F. Clark, Jr., Natural Resources Law, Project Finance Law
• Melvin A. Dow, Real Estate Law
• Theresa Einhorn, Banking Law
• John R. Eldridge, Environmental Law
• Lawrence D. Finder, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
• Ricardo Garcia-Moreno, Sports Law
• Jesse J. Gelsomini, Employee Benefits Law
• Patrick L. Hughes, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Kenric D. Kattner, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Robert S. Ladd, Real Estate Law
• Alene Ross Levy, Appellate Law
• Lynne Liberato, Appellate Law, Commercial Litigation
• Thomas J. McCaffrey, Real Estate Law
• Bruce W. Merwin, Construction Law, Real Estate Law
• Arthur M. Nathan, Tax Law
• Michael T. Powell, Construction Law
• Bradley J. Richards, Project Finance Law, Technology Law
• Alison L. Smith, Antitrust Law
• Joseph A. Vilardo, Banking Law

New York
• Judith Elkin, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Kenneth J. Friedman, Real Estate Law
• Lenard M. Parkins, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Kenneth J. Rubinstein, Alternative Dispute Resolution

San Antonio
• Stephen P. Allison, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
• Lamont A. Jefferson, Appellate Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
• Diana Liebmann, Energy Law
• Laura E. O'Donnell, Labor and Employment Law
• Eric Terry, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
• Steven A. Waters, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law

Washington, DC
• Jan S. Gilbert, Franchise Law
• James R. Wade, Antitrust 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 525 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal. The firm has been named one of the "Best Corporate Law Firms in America" (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001-2009) and recognized as a “Top 20 Law Firm” for culture and for diversity with respect to both women and minorities (Vault, 2011.)

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