The Best Lawyers in America Recognize “Lawyers of the Year” and “Ones to Watch” from Baker Botts | News

HOUSTON, August 18, 2022 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America recognized six “Lawyers of the Year” from the firm and 22 lawyers designated as “Ones to Watch.”

Six firm attorneys received the “Lawyer of the Year” designation, which is presented to one individual in a given geographical region and practice area. They are as follows:

  • Paige Ben-Yaacov – Trusts and Estates – Houston
  • Danny David – Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions – Houston
  • Roger Fulghum – Litigation: Intellectual Property – Houston
  • Michael Hawes – Litigation – Patent – Houston
  • Travis Sales- Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants – Houston
  • Luke Weedon – Project Finance Law – Dallas/Fort Worth

In addition, 22 firm lawyers were named “Ones to Watch,” a nearly 38% increase from last year. They include:

  • Carina Antweil – Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, and Corporate Law – Houston
  • Tyler Beas – Intellectual Property Law and Litigation – Intellectual Property – Dallas
  • Clint Culpepper – Banking and Finance Law – Austin
  • Lindsay Volpenhein Cutie – Intellectual Property Law and Litigation – Intellectual Property – Houston
  • Maddy Dwertman – Appellate Practice – Austin
  • Francesca Eick – Litigation – Environmental – Austin
  • David Goode – Appellate Practice – Austin
  • Emmie Heasley – Tax Law and Trusts and Estates – Houston
  • Garrett Hughey – Corporate Law – Houston
  • Patrick Leahy- Environmental Law and Litigation – Environmental – Austin
  • Daniel Leventhal – Real Estate Law – Dallas
  • Landon Lill – Energy Law – Austin
  • Grace Matthews – Corporate Law and Venture Capital Law – Austin
  • Danielle Morello – Antitrust Law – DC
  • Tyler Murray – Litigation – Trusts and Estates and Trusts and Estates – Houston
  • Christine Ryu-Naya – Antitrust Law – DC
  • Matthew Sheridan- Commercial Litigation and Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law – Houston
  • Michael Silliman – Intellectual Property Law and Litigation – Intellectual Property – Houston
  • Clarke Stavinoha – Intellectual Property Law and Litigation – Patent – Dallas
  • Andrew Wilson – Intellectual Property Law – DC
  • Chauntelle Wood – Commercial Litigation, Litigation -Environmental and Litigation – Labor and Employment – Houston
  • Jamie Yarbrough – Corporate Law – Houston

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