Press Release

Haynes and Boone Lawyers Featured in Texas Rising Stars 2016

March 21, 2016

Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers once again maintained a strong showing in the recently released Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars directory, with 39 lawyers selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition, eight more than last year.

The Rising Stars directory recognizes the top up-and-coming lawyers in the state, a distinction given to only two percent of young attorneys in Texas determined through peer nominations and research. To be eligible, attorneys must have been in practice for fewer than 10 years or be 40 years of age or younger.

The complete list of Haynes and Boone 2016 Rising Stars:




  • Ricky Torlincasi – Energy & Natural Resources


  • Karl Burrer – Bankruptcy: Business
  • Katie Chatterton – Immigration
  • Austin Elam – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Polly Graham Fohn – Appellate
  • Kraig Grahmann – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Liz Klingensmith – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Kim Mai – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Wolf McGavran – Business Litigation