Fifteen Kelly Hart Attorneys Named Texas Super Lawyer Rising Stars

The Texas Rising Stars listing recognizes the top young lawyers in the state who are age 40 or younger or who have been practicing law for no more than ten years.  Lawyers on this list, published annually by Thomson Reuters’ legal division, are nominated by Texas attorneys and then selected following an extensive review process.  Less than 2.5 percent of all Texas lawyers earn the Texas Rising Star distinction.  

Kelly Hart attorneys who received 2024 Texas Rising Star recognition include the following:  Joseph D. Austin (Business Litigation); Whitney Beckworth (Business Litigation); Lanie Bennett (Employment & Labor); Edward Boschini (Real Estate); Caitlyn E. Hubbard (Appellate); Jennifer McDaniel (Business/Corp); J. Drew Neill (Mergers & Acquisitions); Nirav N. Patel (Energy & Natural Resources); John Phair (Mergers & Acquisitions); Kylie M. Rahl (Real Estate); Ryan M. Roper (Business Litigation); Mason Smith (Energy & Natural Resources); Marylynn Smitherman (Civil Lit: Defense); Raylee Starnes (Energy & Resources); Elizabeth Thomas (Business Litigation).