Press Release

Haynes and Boone Lawyers Featured in Texas Rising Stars 2017

March 22, 2017

Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers once again maintained a strong showing in the recently released Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars directory, with 41 lawyers selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition.

In addition, Partner Sakina Rasheed Foster has been named one of the directory’s Up-and-Coming 50 Women in Texas, and Associates Erin England, Arrissa Meyer and Mason Mote make their debut on the list.

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 2017 Rising Stars:




  • Austin Elam – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Polly Graham Fohn – Appellate
  • Kraig Grahmann – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Liz Klingensmith – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Meghaan Madriz – Employment & Labor
  • Kim Mai – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Wolf McGavran – Business Litigation
  • Mason Mote – Real Estate
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