Press Release

Haynes Boone Lawyers Recognized in 2022 Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Directories

April 28, 2022

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partners Barry Buchman and Jeffrey Wolfson are included in the 2022 Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers directory, published by Thomson Reuters.


Associate Greg Van Houten is listed in the companion 2022 Washington, D.C., Rising Stars directory.


Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Washington, D.C., annually via a multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research, and peer evaluation. Only 5 percent of the total lawyers in a state are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers. To be eligible for inclusion in the Rising Stars directory, which follows a similar selection process as Super Lawyers, a candidate must be 40 or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in a state are chosen as Rising Stars.


Here are more details about the honorees:


Barry Buchman


Barry is a partner in the Insurance Recovery practice group. He represents policyholders in a variety of complex insurance coverage matters. He has handled disputes over general liability coverage for various toxic tort and environmental claims, including “medical monitoring” claims and claims by governmental entities related to public health; disputes over directors and officers (D&O) coverage for shareholder class actions and government investigations; disputes over errors and omissions (E&O) coverage for consumer class actions; disputes over coverage for sexual misconduct claims; and disputes over coverage for “first-party” losses such as business interruption and losses on leased and financed assets.


Greg Van Houten


Greg is a seasoned civil litigator who focuses on insurance recovery. He represents clients in a variety of industries and sectors, including industrial manufacturing, oil and gas, biofuels, banking, food and beverage, and electronic trading. Greg is also the pro bono chair for Haynes and Boone, LLP’s office in Washington, D.C.


Jeffrey Wolfson


Jeff, Chair of the Patent Prosecution Practice Group, helps clients ranging from Fortune 500 enterprises to start-ups manage their intellectual property and related legal risk. With more than 25 years of experience in patent and intellectual property (IP) law, he counsels clients on a range of strategic issues, including obtaining and managing portfolios of U.S. and foreign patent and other IP rights, including patent prosecution; negotiating and drafting IP-related commercial agreements; and handling key product and service launches and related design-around opportunities and commercial IP strategies. He has represented enterprises across various industries on technologies such as brand and generic pharmaceuticals, drug delivery devices and materials, petroleum automation technology, behavioral and predictive communication routing and analytics, industrial equipment and processes, automotive polymers, food products and processing, leisure and sporting goods, and more.


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 in the BTI Consulting Group’s 2022 “A-Team” report, which identifies the law firms that in-house counsel commend for providing superior client service.