Haynes and Boone Featured in Best Lawyers in America 2017


Best Lawyers® in America 2017, published by Woodward/White, Inc., an annual referral guide listing outstanding attorneys throughout the U.S., has recognized 108 Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers across more than 50 practice areas.

Lawyers are selected based on detailed peer-review evaluations. The guide honored firm lawyers in Austin, Dallas, Denver, Fort Worth, Houston, New York, Orange County, Palo Alto, San Antonio, Richardson and Washington, D.C.


  • James D. Braddock, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
  • Jeff Civins, Environmental, Litigation – Environmental, Water Law
  • Robert A. Lauer, Franchise
  • Mary S. Mendoza, Environmental, Litigation – Environmental



  • John D. Fognani, Environmental Law, Energy Law, Litigation – Environmental, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law
  • Patrick L. Hughes, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Robert Thibault, Corporate Law

Fort Worth:

  • Brian D. Barnard, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
  • William D. Greenhill, Project Finance Law
  • Stephen M. Pezanosky, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Karen S. Precella, Appellate Practice
  • William D. Ratliff, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law
  • Thomas J. Williams, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – First Amendment, Litigation – Intellectual Property


New York:

  • Steven Koch, Real Estate Law
  • Stuart Mass, Real Estate Law
  • Lawrence Mittman, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Steven Monteforte, Real Estate Law
  • David Siegal, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Orange County:

  • Tamara I. Devitt, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Mark Erickson, Commercial Litigation
  • Kenneth G. Parker, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Trademark Law
  • Anthony W. Pierotti, Real Estate Law
  • M.C. Sungaila, Appellate

Palo Alto:

  • Glenn E. Westreich, Litigation – Intellectual Property


San Antonio:

Washington, D.C.:

  • Julie Domike, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
  • Alec Zacaroli, Litigation – Environmental

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