Rice Tilley Named A Fort Worth “Power Attorney”

October 30, 2009

Rice M. Tilley, Jr., a taxation and estate planning lawyer with Haynes and Boone, LLP, has been named a “Power Attorney” by the Fort Worth Business Press.

One of only 12 finalists, Mr. Tilley was recognized for his experience and reputation, community standing, honors and awards, and his overall outstanding achievements in the field of law.

Earlier this year, Mr. Tilley was designated one of Worth Magazine’s “Top 100 Attorneys” in the United States serving affluent clients with trusts, estates, philanthropy and other family law needs. He has more than 40 years of experience in taxation, estate planning, business formation and operation, securities, and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Tilley is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both taxation and estate planning and probate law, and has been elected by his peers to the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He has served as chairman of the Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section of the State Bar of Texas and as editor of that section's newsletter. He also has served as a member of the Tax Lawyers-Internal Revenue Service Liaison Committee for the Southwest Region.

He has been named a Best Lawyer in America (Woodward/White, 1989-2005, 2009) in the field of estate planning. He was selected by Texas Monthly magazine in 2003-2005 and in 2008 as a Texas Super Lawyer, and was selected by the Fort Worth Business Press as one of Fort Worth’s “Attorneys of Excellence” for 2003-2005.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Moscow, providing a full spectrum of legal services. With more than 500 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal. The firm has been recognized as one of the "Best Corporate Law Firms in America" (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001-2009), as one of "The Best 20 Law Firms to Work For" (Vault.com, 2010), and as a Top 100 law firm for both diversity (MultiCultural Law Magazine, 2009) and women (Women 3.0, 2008).

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