Nineteen Kelly Hart attorneys have earned selection to the 2017 Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.
Published by Thomson Reuters, the Texas Rising Stars listing recognizes the top young lawyers in the state based on nominations from attorneys across Texas and an extensive review process.
The annual list honors lawyers age 40 or younger or those who have been practicing law for no more than 10 years. The complete 2017 Texas Rising Stars list is published by Thomson Reuters' legal division and will run in the April 2017 issues of Texas Monthly and Texas Rising Stars magazines. In all, less than 2.5 percent of all Texas lawyers earn the Texas Rising Stars distinction.
Kelly Hart attorneys who received Rising Stars recognition include the following:
Paige P. Biggs (Employment & Labor), Caleb Bulls (Business Litigation), David W. Cook (Mergers & Acquisitions), Leslie M. Darby (IP), Kimberly D. Uskovich (Estate & Probate), Sharon Fulgham (Civil Lit. Defense), David H. Garza (General Litigation), Christopher S. Greer (Business Litigation),Brandon M. Hill (Banking),Matthias J. Kleinsasser (Business Litigation), Derek L. Montgomery (Appellate), Preston R. Mundt (Business Litigation), Clark H. Rucker (Energy & Resources), Jody S. Sanders (Appellate), James C. Scott (Business Litigation), Mary H. Smith (Appellate), Daniel A. Vela (Securities & Corp.), Carl von Merz (Energy & Resources), and Jeff E. Whitfield (General Litigation).