Texas Super Lawyers Honors 43 Haynes and Boone Rising Stars

03/18/2011

DALLAS – Texas Super Lawyers has honored 43 Haynes and Boone, LLP attorneys in its 2011 Rising Stars edition, which recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state.

Compiled through peer nominations and research, only two percent of young attorneys in Texas receive the Rising Stars distinction. Selected attorneys are 40 or younger or have been in practice for fewer than 10 years.

In conjunction with its rankings, Super Lawyers issues its annual Rising Stars publication featuring stories on standout honorees. Haynes and Boone Energy Partner Diana Liebmann is featured for her advocacy and regulatory expertise on wind generation and related energy issues.

The complete list Haynes and Boone 2011 Rising Stars includes:

AUSTIN
• Lauer, Robert A. - Franchise/Dealership

DALLAS
• Bell, David A. - Intellectual Property
• Blomquist, Erika L. - Insurance Coverage
• Bloom, Jason P. - Intellectual Property Litigation
• Brooker, Jr., Eugene A. "Chip" - Business Litigation
• Burchett-Williams, Altresha Q. - Franchise/Dealership
• Cox, Ryan R. - Securities & Corporate Finance
• Elmore, Mark J. - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
• Farrell, John M. - Employment & Labor
• Furness, Aimee Minick - Business Litigation
• Glass, Samuel Brett - Employment & Labor
• Gold, Daniel H. - Securities Litigation
• Herda, Alan N. - Intellectual Property
• Kernodle, Jeremy D. - Appellate
• McGowan, John C. - Mergers & Acquisitions
• McKay, Brian W. - Criminal Defense: White Collar
• Mesches, Benjamin L. - Appellate
• New, Heather Bailey - Appellate
• Rogers, Christopher A. - Business Litigation
• Shipchandler, Jacqueline K. - Antitrust Litigation
• Skidmore, Micah E. - Insurance Coverage
• Teachout, Sarah R. - Criminal Defense: White Collar
• Turner, John W. - Business Litigation
• Wetzel, Susan A. - Employee Benefits/ERISA
• Williams, Eric S. - Mergers & Acquisitions
• Zmigrosky, II, P. Matt - Mergers & Acquisitions

FORT WORTH
• Denney, Karen Coomer - Employment & Labor
• Jones, Brandon S. - Tax
• Peck, Ian T. - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

HOUSTON
• Crozier, Christina F. - Appellate
• Dinerstein, Jeff S. - Mergers & Acquisitions
• Fain, Jacob T. - Business Litigation
• Hellums, Sandy D. - Business Litigation
• Madriz, Yasser A. - Business Litigation
• Moss, Amy - Mergers & Acquisitions
• Rivero, Francisco - Business Litigation
• Rutter, Kent - Appellate
• Switzer, Justin V. - Real Estate
• Thompson, Marty E. - Environmental Litigation
• Trachtenberg, Mark R. - Appellate

SAN ANTONIO
• Liebmann, Diana M. - Utilities
• Morales, II, Lawrence - Employment & Labor
• Ottmers, W. Abigail - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

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 about 550 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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