Thirty-Nine Gardere Attorneys Recognized in 2015 Texas Super Lawyers

Top Quote Attorneys in Dallas, Houston, Austin offices of Gardere Wynne Sewell earn spots on list of state's leading lawyers. End Quote
  • Dallas, TX (1888PressRelease) September 10, 2015 - Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that 39 of the Firm's attorneys have been selected for inclusion on the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list. In addition, Gardere Partner Geoffrey H. Bracken has earned recognition as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Texas and Top 100 Attorneys in Houston.

    "Each Gardere attorney named to the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list represents their clients with the highest level of dedication and customer service," says Gardere Chair Holland N. O'Neil. "Congratulations to our attorneys on this well-deserved recognition."

    Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. Each year, no more than 5 percent of Texas attorneys are designated this honor. The Texas Super Lawyers list will be included in the October 2015 publications of Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers Magazine.

    Gardere attorneys named to the 2015 Texas Super Lawyers list include:
    Mark T. Mitchell, Litigation
    Mark Vane, Government Relations Practice
    Kimberly A. Yelkin, Insurance Law

    Marshall J. Doke Jr., Government Contracts
    Craig B. Florence, Business Litigation
    Ronald M. Gaswirth, Employment and Labor
    Kenneth R. Glaser, Intellectual Property
    Lawrence B. Goldstein, Mergers and Acquisitions
    Douglas D. Haloftis, Employment and Labor
    Douglas A. Harrison, Family Law
    Carrie B. Hoffman, Employment and Labor
    Kevin L. Kelley, Real Estate
    Stephen A. McCartin, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights
    Todd Murray, Securities Litigation
    Michael H. Newman, Mergers and Acquisitions
    Keith V. Novick, Estate and Probate
    Holland N. O'Neil, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights
    Alan J. Perkins, Mergers and Acquisitions
    Clifford J. Risman, Real Estate
    Deirdre B. Ruckman, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights
    Robert Sarfatis, Mergers and Acquisitions
    Larry L. Schoenbrun, Mergers and Acquisitions
    Kay Lyn Schwartz, Intellectual Property
    Paul V. Storm, Intellectual Property Litigation
    David H. Timmins, Insurance Coverage
    Richard A. Tulli, Securities and Corporate Finance
    Peter S. Vogel, Intellectual Property Litigation
    Richard L. Waggoner, Mergers and Acquisitions

    Eric A. Blumrosen, Mergers and Acquisitions
    Geoffrey H. Bracken, Business Litigation
    James Cooper, Insurance Coverage
    Jeffrey S. Davis, Civil Litigation: Defense
    Craig D. Dillard, Business Litigation
    Neil Martin, Employment and Labor
    Thomas A. Hagemann, Criminal Defense: White Collar
    Lawrence J. Pirtle, Estate and Probate
    Rachel Powitzky Steely, Employee Litigation: Defense

    Also earning Super Lawyers recognition are former Partners Curtis L. Frisbie Jr. (Antitrust Litigation) and Joe B. Harrison (Business Litigation), who have since retired from practicing law.

    Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an Am Law 200 firm founded in 1909 and one of the Southwest's largest full-service law firms, has offices in Austin, Dallas, Houston and Mexico City. Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in the areas of corporate, energy, environmental, financial restructuring and reorganization, financial services, government affairs, hospitality, insurance, intellectual property, international, labor and employment, litigation, private equity, real estate and tax.

    For more information, contact Jennifer Dilworth at 214-999-4718 or jdilworth ( @ ) gardere dot com, or Connie Thompson at 214-999-4288 or cthompson ( @ ) gardere dot com.

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