Texas Super Lawyers Honors Haynes and Boone Rising Stars


Texas Super Lawyers included 52 Haynes and Boone, LLP attorneys on its 2009 list of Rising Stars.

Rising Stars are designated by Law & Politics magazine as up-and-coming attorneys in their field under the age of 40 or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

• Christine Fernandez: Environmental Litigation
• Robert A. Lauer: Franchise/Dealership
• P. Bane Phillippi: Environmental
• Leslie C. Thorne: Insurance Coverage
• Tiffany E. Walker: Employee Benefits/ERISA

• Jason T. Barnes: Securities & Corporate Finance
• David A. Bell: Intellectual Property
• Erika L. Blomquist: Insurance Coverage
• Eugene A. "Chip" Brooker, Jr.: Business Litigation
• D. Brack Bryant: Real Estate
• Andrew S. Ehmke: Intellectual Property
• Scott W. Everett: Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
• Samuel Brett Glass: Employment & Labor
• Daniel H. Gold: Securities Litigation
• Alan N. Herda: Intellectual Property 
• Peter D. Marketos: Business Litigation
• Benjamin L. Mesches: Appellate
• Aimee M. Minick: Business Litigation
• Ryan G. Moshell: Intellectual Property
• Sarah R. Teachout: Criminal Defense - White Collar
• John W. Turner: Business Litigation
• Craig S. Unterberg: Banking
• Susan A. Wetzel: Employee Benefits/ERISA
• Eric S. Williams: Mergers & Acquisitions
• P. Matt Zmigrosky, II: Mergers & Acquisitions

• Courtney S. Biery: Business Litigation
• Karen Coomer Denney: Employment & Labor
• David J. Drez, III: Business Litigation
• Brandon S. Jones: Tax
• Ian T. Peck: Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

• Karl D. Burrer: Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
• Katharine D. David: Appellate
• Matthew T. Deffebach: Employment & Labor
• Jeff S. Dinerstein: Mergers & Acquisitions
• Ricardo Garcia-Moreno: Mergers & Acquisitions
• Kenneth Herz: Banking
• Thomas A. Howley: Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
• Kenneth M. Krock: Business Litigation
• Melissa S. LaBauve: Intellectual Property
• Yasser A. Madriz: Litigation
• George P. "Trace" Morrill, III: Business Litigation
• Amy Moss: Mergers & Acquisitions
• William B. Nelson: Securities & Corporate Finance
• Kent Rutter: Appellate
• Justin V. Switzer: Real Estate
• Mark R. Trachtenberg: Appellate
• Kirk L. Worley: Business Litigation

• Trace R. Blair: Business Litigation
• Laura S. O'Donnell: Employment Litigation - Defense

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 almost 550 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, 2001-2008), as one of "The Best 20 Law Firms to Work For" (Vault.com, 2008), and as a Top 100 law firm for both diversity (MultiCultural Law Magazine, 2009) and women (Women 3.0, 2008).

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