Super Lawyers Recognizes 40 Gardere Attorneys on Its 2017 List

05 September 2017 News

Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that 39 of the firm’s Texas attorneys, along with partner Leonard H. MacPhee in Denver, have been named to the 2017 Texas and Colorado Super Lawyers Lists. 

“We congratulate our attorneys who have been selected for this year’s Super Lawyers list,” said Gardere chair Holland N. O’Neil, who was recognized for her bankruptcy work. “These individuals are viewed as leaders in their fields by their clients and peers, and we are proud of their accomplishments.”

Gardere attorneys named to the 2017 Texas and Colorado Super Lawyers lists, and their areas of practice, include: 


  • Mark Vane – Government
  • Kimberly A. Yelkin – Government


  • Jason B. Binford – Bankruptcy: Business
  • Marshall J. Doke Jr. – Government
  • Craig B. Florence – Business Litigation
  • Kenneth R. Glaser – Intellectual Property
  • Lawrence B. Goldstein – Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Carrie B. Hoffman – Employment & Labor
  • Kevin L. Kelley – Real Estate
  • Joyce Mazero – Franchise/Dealership
  • Stephen A. McCartin – Bankruptcy: Business
  • Terrell R. Miller – IP Litigation
  • Todd A. Murray – Securities Litigation
  • Cynthia Nelson – Real Estate
  • Keith V. Novick – Estate Planning and Probate
  • Holland N. O'Neil – Bankruptcy: Business
  • Alan J. Perkins – Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Clifford J. Risman – Real Estate
  • Deirdre B. Ruckman – Bankruptcy: Business
  • Robert Sarfatis – Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Larry Schoenbrun – Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Kay Lyn Schwartz – Intellectual Property
  • Paul V. Storm – IP Litigation
  • David H. Timmins – Insurance
  • Richard A. Tulli – Securities and Corporate Finance
  • Peter S. Vogel – Technology


  • Leonard H. MacPhee – Franchise/Dealership


  • Eric A. Blumrosen – Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Geoffrey H. Bracken – General Litigation
  • Alexander C. Chae – Business Litigation
  • Daniel L. Cohen – Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Jeffrey S. Davis – Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Craig Dillard – Business Litigation
  • Douglas K. Eyberg – Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Jessica Glatzer Mason – Employment and Labor: Employer
  • John P. Melko – Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
  • Lawrence J. Pirtle – Estate Planning and Probate
  • Cristina Portela Solomon – Employment Litigation: Defense
  • Rachel Powitzky Steely – Employment Litigation: Defense
  • T. Michael Wall – Business Litigation

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers, a division of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers in more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. Each year, no more than 5 percent of attorneys are designated for this honor in each participating state. The Texas Super Lawyers list will be included in the October 2017 issues of Texas Monthly and the Texas edition of Super Lawyers Magazine. The Colorado Super Lawyers list was featured in the Colorado edition of Super Lawyers Magazine published earlier this year.