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Brittany Scheier

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Brittany Scheier was named by the American Heart Association as a Real Woman, a group that will serve as year-long national volunteers for the Association. Scheier was was chosen as one of 22 survivors who are boldly sharing their stories as part of the Association’s Go Red for Women® movement. Scheier suffered a hemorrhagic stroke during her last semester of law school in 2018. Despite this, she managed to graduate law school, take the bar exam, and start a job six months after her stroke. Scheier works as an a mergers and acquisitions attorney at the international law firm Kirkland & Ellis in Houston.

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Stephen Best

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Stephen Best has been named the “Best of the Best” in White Collar Crime in both the 2021 USA and Global Expert Guides. Best is a Brown Rudnick Partner, Chair of the Firm’s White Collar Defense & Government Investigations Practice Group, and a former state and federal prosecutor.

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Christopher Hawkins

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Shareholder

Sullivan Hill Rez & Engel is pleased to announce that Shareholder Chris Hawkins has been selected as a 2021 Super Lawyer. Hawkins has been selected to the Super Lawyers list in the area of Bankruptcy. He is a current member of the firm’s Executive Committee and practices in the Insolvency and Commercial Bankruptcy, Business Transactions, and Commercial and Business Litigation practice groups.

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James “Jim” Hill

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Shareholder

Sullivan Hill Rez & Engel is pleased to announce that Shareholder Jim Hill has been selected as a 2021 Super Lawyer. Hill has been selected to the Super Lawyers list for the last fifteen years in the areas of Bankruptcy, Business Litigation, and Creditor Debtor Rights. A founding member of the firm, a member of the Executive Committee and chair of the Insolvency and Commercial Bankruptcy practice group, Hill practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency and commercial law.

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Brad Caldwell

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Brad Caldwell has been named one of the country’s top trial lawyers in the Titans of the Plaintiffs Bar series from the national legal publication Law360. Caldwell is the only attorney in Texas to earn two selections in the exclusive listing after previously being recognized in 2019. He is one of only 11 lawyers nationwide to be named in the 2021 Titans of the Plaintiffs Bar series.

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Parth S. Gejji

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Associate

Parth S. Gejji, an associate with Beck Redden, has been recognized as a 2021 Texas Rising Star by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers.

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Jackie Furlow

Jackie Furlow

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Associate

Jacqueline M. Furlow, an associate with Beck Redden, has been recognized as a 2021 Texas Rising Star by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers.

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Theodora Lee

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Shareholder

Theodora Lee, a Shareholder at Littler’s San Francisco office, has been named to the National Black Lawyers (NBL) top list. Lee is a skilled litigator with extensive courtroom experience in all state and federal courts in California and employment-related regulatory agencies. As a recognized subject matter authority, Lee has been published in numerous publications and is a sought-after speaker presenting on a wide variety of employment topics.

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James “Jim” Hill

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Shareholder

Jim Hill, of Sullivan Hill, has been recognized by San Diego Magazine as a 2021 Top Lawyer in San Diego in the field of Bankruptcy. A founding member of the firm, chair of its Insolvency and Commercial Bankruptcy practice group, and member of its Executive Committee, Hill practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency and commercial law. The list reflects those local attorneys who have been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as 2021 AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated attorneys.

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Dana Davis Paul

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Dana Davis Paul, of Paul Law Firm in Rogers, AR, has been selected to Mid-South Super Lawyers by Super Lawyers as a top attorney in the Mid-South, specializing in real estate law.

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Camille Milner

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Camille Milner was recently named the 2020 Gay G. Cox Recipient for Excellence in Collaborative Law. The award was announced at the Collaborative Law Conference in Austin and is normally presented at the State Bar’s Annual Advanced Family Law Seminar in August each year. Milner was given the award for her leadership role in Collaborative Divorce Texas and for her commitment to growing the collaborative movement.

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Lary D. Garrett

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Lary D. Garrett was named Mentor of the Year for 2020 by the West Virginia State Bar, selected by the Young Lawyer Section of the State Bar. Previously, he was named the Lawyer Citizen of the Year in 2001 by the West Virginia Bar Foundation in recognition of his public service activities and accomplishments. Lary has practiced for 43 years with his wife, Karen Kunz Garrett ’78 (also a Texas Law alumn), as the firm Garrett & Garrett in the Mountain State.

Diana Perez Gomez

Diana Perez Gomez

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SHAREHOLDER

Diana Perez Gomez, shareholder in the Labor & Employment practice in the Houston office of the national law firm Chamberlain Hrdlicka, has been selected to the Texas Super Lawyers 2020 TopWomen list.

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J. Noah Hagey

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Managing Partner

BraunHagey & Borden Co-founder and Managing Partner J. Noah Hagey has been named by the National Law Journal as one of 2020’s most revered “Winning Litigators.” Hagey earned back-to-back trial awards, including a $54 million federal antitrust jury verdict for Orion Telescopes, and severed as lead trial counsel in a $16 million hedge fund fraud judgement. He also obtained multiple victories in false advertising class action and trade secrets litigation.

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Robert P. Braubach

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Robert P. Braubach, San Antonio International Real Estate Attorney, has been honored by the Government of Belgium by being appointed an “Officer in the Order of Leopold II,” bestowed by King Phillipe of Belgium, for over twenty-five years of service representing Belgium in San Antonio as an Honorary Consul and foreign trade representative.

John Strohmeyer

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John Strohmeyer was elected as a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estates Counsel. ACTEC is a nonprofit association of lawyers and law professors skilled and experienced in the preparation of wills and trusts; estate planning; and probate procedure and administration of trusts and estates of decedents, minors, and incompetents.

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D. Mitchell McFarland

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Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. announced that 15 of its attorneys have been recognized on the 2020 Texas Super Lawyers® list, including D. Mitchell McFarland, who is recognized for his expertise in business litigation. This is McFarland’s tenth year on the list.

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David Coligado

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Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. announced that 15 of its attorneys have been recognized on the 2020 Texas Super Lawyers® list, including David Coligado, who serves as head of the firm’s Real Estate Section.

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Mason Hester

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Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. announced that 15 of its attorneys have been recognized on the 2020 Texas Super Lawyers® list, including Mason P. Hester, who is recognized for his expertise in construction litigation.

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Stuart Miller

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Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. announced that 15 of its attorneys have been recognized on the 2020 Texas Super Lawyers® list, including Stuart F. Miller, who is recognized for his expertise in health care law.

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James Bettis

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Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. announced that 15 of its attorneys have been recognized on the 2020 Texas Super Lawyers® list, including James M. Bettis, Jr., recognized for his expertise in personal injury defense.

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Joe W. Redden, Jr.

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Texas Super Lawyers has again recognized Beck Redden LLP in its 2020 annual award listing, featuring 16 lawyers including Joe W. Redden, Jr., who specializes in defense of civil litigation.

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Allison S. Miller

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Texas Super Lawyers has again recognized Beck Redden LLP in its 2020 annual award listing, featuring 16 lawyers including Allison S. Miller, who specializes in defense of professional liability.

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Geoff Gannaway

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Texas Super Lawyers has again recognized Beck Redden LLP in its 2020 annual award listing, featuring 16 lawyers including Geoff Gannaway, who is specialized in business litigation.

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Fields Alexander

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Texas Super Lawyers has again recognized Beck Redden LLP in its 2020 annual award listing, featuring 16 lawyers including Fields Alexander, who is specialized in general litigation.

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David J. Beck

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Texas Super Lawyers has again recognized Beck Redden LLP in its 2020 annual award listing, featuring 16 lawyers with four included in the Tops of Texas rankings. Beck Redden lawyers highlighted in the Tops of Texas rankings includes David J. Beck, who specialized in business litigation and is recognized in Top 100 Texas and Top 100 Houston.

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Alistair B. Dawson

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Texas Super Lawyers has again recognized Beck Redden LLP in its 2020 annual award listing, featuring 16 lawyers with four included in the Tops of Texas rankings. Beck Redden lawyers highlighted in the Tops of Texas rankings includes Alistair B. Dawson, who is specialized in business litigation and recognized in Top 100 Texas and Top 100 Houston.

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Robert Tobey

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All of the attorneys at Dallas law firm Johnston Tobey Baruch have been named to the list of Texas Super Lawyers for 2020, including Robert Tobey. Robert Tobey is a trial lawyer who currently serves as president of the Dallas Bar Association.

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Randy Johnston

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All of the attorneys at Dallas law firm Johnston Tobey Baruch have been named to the list of Texas Super Lawyers for 2020, including Randy Johnston. Randy Johnston is known as one of the state’s foremost authorities on issues of legal ethics and handles cases involving professional malpractice.

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Roger B. Greenberg

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Founding Member, Sponsel Miller Greenberg PLLC

Best Lawyers in America© has recognized Roger B. Greenberg as a 2021 Lawyer of the Year for his work in arbitration. Greenberg has earned selection to the Best Lawyers list since 2015 for his practice in the areas of commercial litigation and arbitration. Mr. Greenberg, a founding member of Sponsel Miller Greenberg PLLC, also teaches arbitration as an adjunct professor at South Texas College of Law Houston.

Jeffrey Simon

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In recognition of his leadership role in the state’s ongoing opioid multidistrict litigation (MDL), Simon Greenstone Panatier, P.C., founding partner Jeffrey Simon has been named a 2020 Texas Trailblazer by Texas Lawyer magazine. Simon serves as chairman of the Texas Opioid MDL Plaintiffs Steering Committee, which seeks to hold drug manufacturers and supply chain corporations responsible for their roles in creating and prolonging the opioid epidemic in Texas.

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Fields Alexander

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Benchmark Litigation 2021 has recognized Fields Alexander in its 2021 ranking of the nation’s top litigation talent. Alexander is considered to be a “Local Litigation Star”, recommended consistently as a reputable and effective litigator by clients and peers.

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Alistair B. Dawson

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Benchmark Litigation 2021 has recognized Alistair B. Dawson in its 2021 ranking of the nation’s top litigation talent. Dawson is considered to be a “Local Litigation Star”, recommended consistently as a reputable and effective litigator by clients and peers.

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David J. Beck

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Benchmark Litigation 2021 has recognized David J. Beck in its 2021 ranking of the nation’s top litigation talent. Beck has been recognized in Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and is considered to be a “National Practice Area Star” and “Local Litigation Star”, recommended consistently as a reputable and effective litigator by clients and peers.

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Larry Campagna

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Larry Campagna, the managing shareholder for national law firm, Chamberlain Hrdlicka, has been recognized today among the recipients of Texas Lawyer’s 2020 Professional Excellence Awards in the Lifetime Achievement category.

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Kay U. Brooks

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Kay U. Brooks was included in Sacramento Magazine’s 2020 Top Lawyers List for her work in Estate Planning & Probate. She was also recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021.

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Rogge Dunn

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The nationally prestigious legal guide Best Lawyers in America has recognized four attorneys from the Rogge Dunn Group in its 2021 edition, including firm founder R. Rogge Dunn, JD ’83. Dunn has earned selection to the list since 2016. Dunn is being recognized for his commercial litigation and employment law management practice.

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Bryan C. Collins

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The nationally prestigious legal guide Best Lawyers in America has recognized four attorneys from the Rogge Dunn Group in its 2021 edition, including partner Bryan Collins, JD ’84. Collins had earned honors for the first time this year, for his work in labor and employment litigation.

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David A. Gross

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The nationally prestigious legal guide Best Lawyers in America has recognized four attorneys from the Rogge Dunn Group in its 2021 edition, including attorney David Gross, JD ’88. Gross has earned honors for the first time this year, for his work in labor and employment litigation.

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Angela L. Fair

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Angela Fair, a Ward, Smith, & Hill Partner, was selected for the inaugural listing of Best Lawyers’ “Ones to Watch,” honoring attorneys early in their careers who exemplify professional excellence.

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Chris Hawkins

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Shareholder

Sullivan Hill Rez & Engel is pleased to announce that shareholder Chris Hawkins ’93 has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 27th Edition of Best Lawyers in America® fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Hawkins is the former managing partner and member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He practices in the Insolvency and Commercial Bankruptcy, Business Transactions, and Commercial and Business Litigation practice groups.

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James “Jim” Hill

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Shareholder

Sullivan Hill Rez & Engel is pleased to announce that shareholder James “Jim” Hill, JD ’78 has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 27th Edition of Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law as well as Commercial Litigation. Hill is a founding member of Sullivan Hill, member of its Executive Committee and chair of the firm’s Insolvency and Commercial Bankruptcy practice group.

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James M. Bettis Jr.

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James M. Bettis Jr. was recently named to the 27th edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Angela Hunt

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Angela Hunt was recently named to the 27th edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Mason P. Hester

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Mason P. Hester was recently named to the 27th edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Jaime Vasquez

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Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Jaime Vasquez Recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Tax Litigation and Controversy by US News’ Best Lawyers in America. San Antonio-based Vasquez was one of three Chamberlain Hrdlicka attorneys nominated by their peers to be recognized for the award. Vasquez, a shareholder at Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s San Antonio firm, was recently named Lawyer of the Year for the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

D. Ronald Reneker

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D. Ronald Reneker was recently named to the 27th edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Jackie Furlow

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Jacqueline Furlow was recently named to the inaugural edition of “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” which recognizes attorneys earlier in their legal careers.

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Jana M. Lambro

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Jana M. Lambro was recently named to the inaugural edition of “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” which recognizes attorneys earlier in their legal careers.

Marcus R. Tucker

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Marcus R. Tucker made the “Best Lawyer” list of the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

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