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Eighteen Gardere Attorneys in Texas, Colorado Named to 2017 Rising Stars Lists

DALLAS, HOUSTON and DENVER, March 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an AM Law 200 firm, is pleased to announce 18 of the firm's attorneys located in Texas and Colorado have been included on the 2017 Rising Stars lists. Every year, 2.5 percent of lawyers in each state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers Magazine to receive this honor.

"We are proud that so many of our attorneys across a wide range of practices have been named to this year's Rising Stars lists," said Holland N. O'Neil, chair of the board of directors at Gardere. "This group has worked hard to be recognized as go-to lawyers in their respective fields, and we congratulate them on their achievement."

The Gardere attorneys named to the 2017 Rising Stars lists and the practice areas for which they are being recognized are:

Lamar H. Dowling, Business/Corporate 
Rick Jordan, Mergers and Acquisitions 
Rachel Kingrey, Business Litigation 
Kimberly P. Mabel, Business Litigation 
Virgil Ochoa, International 
Aimee Cook Oleson, Business Litigation 
Thomas C. Scannell, Bankruptcy 
Taylor E. White, Employment and Labor 
Luke Wohlford, Business Litigation

Katharine D. (Kate) David, Eminent Domain 
Scott D. Ellis, Business Litigation 
Mary Elizondo Frazier, Business Litigation 
Jessica Glatzer Mason, Employment and Labor 
Audrey Momanaee, Business Litigation 
Mike Seely, Business Litigation 
Rhonda Reed Weiner, Business Litigation

Jess A. Dance, Business Litigation 
William W. Sentell III,* Franchise/Dealership 
*Sentell was recognized on the Louisiana Rising Stars list prior to joining Gardere's Denver office.

Rising Stars recognizes top up-and-coming attorneys who are under 40 years old or have been in practice for 10 years or less. The annual selections are made by using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

The complete Texas and Colorado Rising Stars lists will appear in the April 2017 editions of Texas and Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine, as well as in leading city and regional magazines across the country. For information, visit www.superlawyers.com.

About Gardere 
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, one of the Southwest's largest full-service law firms, provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in more than 40 areas of practice.


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