T&K Attorneys Listed in Texas Rising Stars® 2015

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March 06, 2015

Dallas - The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP congratulates its 31 attorneys selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars® 2015 by Thomson Reuters. The list will be published in the April 2015 issue of Texas Monthly.

The following are the Firm’s attorneys listed in Texas Rising Stars 2015 and the practice areas in which they were selected:

Danley K. Cornyn, Appellate
Christopher D. Smith, Environmental
John P. Vacalis, Business Litigation

Julie Abernethy, Business Litigation
Steven E. Bartz, Business/Corporate
Jesse E. Betts, Mergers & Acquisitions
Gregory D. Binns, Business Litigation
Brandon L. Bloom, Tax
Christopher L. Chauvin, Business Litigation
Katharine B. Clark, Bankruptcy: Business
Justin S. Cohen, Intellectual Property
Andrew C. Cookingham, Business Litigation
Janelle L. Davis, Personal Injury - Products: Defense
Jennifer Rudenick Ecklund, General Litigation
Bryan D. Garner, Real Estate
Luis F. Gomar, Mergers & Acquisitions
Rick Haan, Real Estate
Megan Dredla Hoyt, Intellectual Property Litigation
Timothy E. Hudson, Business Litigation
Todd D. Keator, Tax
Jason Patrick Loden, Employee Benefits
Jeremiah M. Mayfield, Business/Corporate
Vishal H. Patel, Intellectual Property Litigation
Micah R. Prude, Employment & Labor
David C. Schulte, Business Litigation
Tracy G. Smith, Business Litigation

Fort Worth
Travis W. McNellie, Real Estate

Tye C. Hancock, Creditor Debtor Rights
Wade A. Johnson, Intellectual Property Litigation
Lewis S. Kasner, Real Estate
Lucas A. LaVoy, Energy & Natural Resources
Demetra L. Liggins, Bankruptcy: Business
Todd Lowther, Tax

The Texas Rising Stars represent the top 2.5-percent of Texas attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or those attorneys who have been practicing for 10 years or less. The selection process involves a nominating survey sent to all attorneys named to the Texas Super Lawyers® 2014 and a review of each nominee by an attorney-led research team. Nominees are ranked based on the number and type of votes received with higher scores given to nominees from other law firms compared to internally generated nominations. These rankings are tallied and segregated based on firm size for the final selection.