Gardere Attorneys Earn Selection to 2014 Texas Rising Stars Listing

Eighteen attorneys from Gardere Wynne Sewell have been selected to the 2014 Texas Rising Stars list of the state's leading young attorneys.

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that 18 attorneys from the Firm's offices in Austin, Dallas and Houston have been named to the 2014 Texas Rising Stars list.

"It is wonderful that our 'stars' are receiving the external recognition that we have recognized internally for some time," says Gardere Chair Holland N. O'Neil. "This group of young attorneys brings a drive and work ethic that benefits our clients every day. This recognition of their accomplishments thus far in their careers bodes well for the future as they excel in their chosen areas of expertise."

The Gardere attorneys who earned selection to the 2014 list of the state's top young lawyers and the practice areas for which they are recognized are:

Leslie Ritchie Robnett, Business Litigation

Chris Converse, Business/Corporate
Jason R. Fulmer, Intellectual Property
Marcus Helt, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Rick Jordan, Mergers & Acquisitions
Rachel Kingrey, Business Litigation
Kimberly P. Mabel, Insurance Coverage
Terrell R. Miller, Intellectual Property Litigation
Aimee Cook Oleson, Business Litigation
James C. (Jim) Scott, Business Litigation

Katharine D. (Kate) David, State/Local Municipalities
Scott D. Ellis, Business Litigation
Mary Elizondo Frazier, Business Litigation
Laura Jeanne Goodson, Employment & Labor
Jessica Glatzer Mason, Employment & Labor
Audrey Momanaee, Business Litigation
Mike Seely, Business Litigation
Rhonda Reed Weiner, Business Litigation

Texas Rising Stars honorees are selected based on nominations by other Texas attorneys and represent the top up-and-coming Texas attorneys age 40 or younger, or those who have been in practice for 10 years or less. Overall, less than 2.5 percent of Texas attorneys were chosen for this honor. The complete Texas Rising Stars list appears on Super Lawyers and will be included in the April 2014 issues of Texas Monthly and Texas Rising Stars magazines.

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 services, government affairs, hospitality, intellectual property, international, labor and employment, litigation, private equity, real estate and tax.

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