Haynes and Boone Attracts Prominent Local Attorneys

February 28, 2005

FORT WORTH – Haynes and Boone is strengthening its commitment to Fort Worth by adding three highly acclaimed local attorneys.

Rice M. Tilley, Jr., James O. Wyss, and George Parker Young have joined the firm.  Tilley and Wyss, both tax and business planning attorneys come to Haynes and Boone from Fort Worth-based Law, Snakard & Gambill.  George Parker Young joins the firm from his independent litigation practice in Fort Worth.

Haynes and Boone was one of the first Dallas-based firms to enter the Fort Worth market over 20 years ago and has steadily increased its investment there.  Today, the firm is widely recognized by civic and business leaders for its contributions to the community, the legal profession and to the local business environment.

“Our practice has grown in stature and scope during the last 20 years” said Brian Barnard, managing partner of the firm’s Fort Worth office.  “We have maintained a close connection to the growth trends and business needs of local companies.”

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international law firm with nine offices throughout Texas, Washington, D.C., Mexico City and New York, providing a full spectrum of legal services to clients around the world. With more than 450 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by National Law Journal.  The firm has been recognized as one of the "20 Best Law Firms to Work For" (Vault.com, 2004), one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America” (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001-2004) and currently represents 100 of the Fortune 500 companies.

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