Twenty-Six Thompson & Knight Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

DALLAS — Thompson & Knight LLP has placed 26 attorneys on Super Lawyers’ 2020 Texas Rising Stars List, with three attorneys included among the Top 100 in the state and two included among the state’s Top 50 women attorneys.

More than half of the Firm’s 26 honorees are women, while two are named to the Top 50 Women list:

Lee Meyercord, Tax
Mackenzie S. Wallace, Business Litigation

The following are named to the overall Top 100 List, for the second consecutive year:

Craig Carpenter, Intellectual Property
Vishal H. Patel, Intellectual Property Litigation
Mackenzie S. Wallace, Business Litigation

The following attorneys are honored on the Texas Rising Stars list, organized by their office location and primary practice:

Austin
Katherine L. Coleman, Legislative & Governmental Affairs

Dallas
Julie Abernethy, Business Litigation
Robert P. Dougherty III, Energy & Natural Resources
Kathleen Gerber, Tax
Mitchell L. Griffith, Mergers & Acquisitions
Nadia E. Haghighatian, Intellectual Property Litigation
A. Erin Marino, Real Estate
Courtney Jamison Roane, Mergers & Acquisitions
Catherine C. Rowsey, Business Litigation
Matthew H. Swerdlow, Real Estate
Austin Teng, Intellectual Property Litigation
Lauren Timmons, Employment & Labor
Jasmine S. Wynton, Business Litigation

Fort Worth
Alix D. Allison, Energy & Natural Resources
Conrad Hester, Business Litigation
Jessica S. Morrison, Employee Benefits
Travis Youngblood, Real Estate

Houston
C. Walker Brierre, Jr., Mergers & Acquisitions
Emily W. Miller, Business Litigation
David J. Rusk, Real Estate
Megan H. Schmid, Business Litigation
Brooke E. Sizer, Energy & Natural Resources

Published by Thomson Reuters, Texas Rising Stars ranks the state’s top lawyers who are under the age of 40 or who have been practicing law for no more than 10 years. Selections are based on nominations from other lawyers across Texas and an extensive review by the publication’s editors. The full list of Texas Rising Stars will be published in the April 2020 issue of Texas Monthly. For more information, visit the Super Lawyers website.