Haynes and Boone, LLP and 17 lawyers are featured in Benchmark Litigation’s U.S. 2022 list of the nation’s leading litigation firms and lawyers, published by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. The firm almost doubled the number of lawyers who were recognized by Benchmark in comparison to last year’s directory.
Benchmark Litigation ranked Haynes Boone nationally in Insurance and Appellate, and listed the firm as highly recommended in Labor and Employment in Texas and recommended in Dispute Resolution in Texas.
For the 2022 edition of Benchmark Litigation U.S., researchers conducted extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to identify the leading litigators and firms. During these client and peer interviews, researchers examined recent casework handled by law firms and individual litigators and asked litigators to offer their professional opinions on peers.
The 2022 report recognizes the following Haynes Boone lawyers:
David Ammons, an Energy and Resources partner in Texas, was named a Litigation Star.
Barry Buchman, a partner in the Insurance Recovery Practice Group in Washington, D.C., was named a National Practice Area Star, Local Litigation Star, and Litigation Star.
Matthew Deffebach, a Labor and Employment partner in Texas, was named a Labor and Employment Star.
Andrew Ehmke, an IP partner and the firm’s Chief Information Partner based in Texas, was named a Future Star.
Russ Emerson, partner in the IP Practice Group in Texas, was named Local Litigation Star.
Melissa Goodman, a Labor and Employment partner in Texas, was named a Labor and Employment Star.
Jason Habinsky, a partner and chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group based in New York, was named a Labor and Employment Star.
Anne Johnson, a trial and appellate partner in Texas, was named among the Top 250 Women in Litigation.
Lynne Liberato, senior counsel in the firm’s Appellate group in Texas, was named a Local Litigation Star.
Ernest Martin, a partner and chair of the Insurance Recovery Group in Texas, was named a Litigation Star and National Practice Area Star.
Laura O’Donnell, a partner and co-chair of the Litigation Practice Group in Texas, was named a Labor and Employment Star.
Christos Papapetrou, a partner and litigator in New York, was named to the 40 & Under Hot List.
Michelle Scheffler, a partner and commercial litigator in the oil and gas arena, was named a Future Star and listed in the 40 & Under Hot List.
Adam Sencenbaugh, a Labor and Employment partner in Texas, was named a Labor and Employment Star.
Micah Skidmore, partner in the firm’s Insurance Recovery Practice Group in Texas, was named a Local Litigation Star.
Leslie Thorne, partner and co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group in Texas, was named a Local Litigation Star.
Mark Trachtenberg, partner in the firm’s Appellate Practice in Texas, was named a Litigation Star.
Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with 18 offices, spanning Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City, and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in energy, technology, financial services, and private equity. With 600 lawyers, Haynes Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer. It was recognized for excellence in the BTI Consulting Group’s 2021 “A-Team” report, which identifies the law firms that in-house counsel commend for providing superior client service.