Sixteen Foley Gardere Attorneys Named to 2018 Texas Rising Stars List

12 March 2018 Media Contact: Dan Farrell News

Partner Scott Ellis Selected to the Texas Up-and-Coming 100 List

Foley Gardere is pleased to announce that 16 attorneys from the firm’s Dallas and Houston offices have been selected to the 2018 Texas Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are chosen by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this exclusive honor.

In addition, litigation partner Scott D. Ellis was named to the Texas Up-and-Coming 100 list, which recognizes the attorneys who ranked top of the list in the 2018 Texas Rising Stars selection process.

“We commend these attorneys for the great work they do and the outstanding careers they have built. From litigation to transactions, pro bono work to firm leadership, this is a superlative group of lawyers,” said Holland N. O’Neil.

The Foley Gardere attorneys named to the 2018 Texas Rising Stars list and the practice areas for which they are being recognized include:

Christopher J. Babcock, Securities and Corporate Finance
Lamar H. Dowling, Business/Corporate
Andrew A. Howell, Insurance Coverage
Rachel Kingrey, Business Litigation
Jason S. Luter, Employee Benefits
Thomas C. Scannell, Bankruptcy: Business
Sarah A. Walters, Franchise/Dealership
Taylor E. White, Employment and Labor
Ben Whitehill, Real Estate
Thomas G. Woolsey III, Mergers and Acquisitions

Katharine D. David, Eminent Domain
Scott D. Ellis, Business Litigation
Mary Elizondo Frazier, Business Litigation
Audrey Momanaee, Business Litigation
Mike Seely, Business Litigation
Rhonda Reed Weiner, Business Litigation

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from 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. To be eligible for the Rising Stars list, an attorney must be 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less.

The complete 2018 Texas Rising Stars listing will appear in the April issues of Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers Magazine – Rising Stars. For more information visit