Thirty-Six Foley Gardere Lawyers Named to Texas Super Lawyers

06 September 2018 Media Contact: Dan Farrell News

Foley Gardere is pleased to announce that 36 of its lawyers were named to the 2018 Texas Super Lawyers list – a distinction limited to just 5 percent of the state’s lawyers. In addition, 12 Foley Gardere lawyers were named Rising Stars.

Of those selected to the 2018 list, nine have been included in each of the 16 years the list has been compiled. Rachel Powitzky Steely also was named to Super Lawyers’ Top 100 Houston Super Lawyers List this year.

The Foley Gardere attorneys named to this year’s Super Lawyers list were included based on their work in 16 practice areas: bankruptcy: business, business/corporate, business litigation, creditor debtor rights, employment & labor, employment litigation: defense, estate & probate, general litigation, government contracts, government relations, intellectual property, intellectual property litigation, mergers & acquisitions, securities & corporate finance, securities litigation, and technology transactions.

Bankruptcy: Business

Jason B. Binford, Dallas
Marcus Helt, Dallas
Stephen A. McCartin, Dallas
Holland N. O’Neil, Dallas*
Deirdre B. Ruckman, Dallas*


Chris Converse, Dallas

Business Litigation

Craig B. Florence, Dallas
Alex Chae, Houston
Craig Dillard, Houston
T. Michael Wall, Houston

Creditor Debtor Rights

John P. Melko, Houston

Employment & Labor

Carrie B. Hoffman, Dallas*
Jessica Glatzer Mason, Houston

Employment Litigation: Defense

Cristina Portela Solomon, Houston
Rachel Powitzky Steely, Houston

Estate & Probate

Keith V. Novick, Dallas*
Lawrence J. Pirtle, Houston*

General Litigation

Geoffrey H. Bracken, Houston

Government Contracts

Marshall J. Doke, Jr., Dallas

Government Relations

Kimberly A. Yelkin, Austin

Intellectual Property

Kenneth R. Glaser, Dallas*
Kay L. Schwartz, Dallas
Robert J. Ward, Dallas

Intellectual Property Litigation

Terrell R. Miller, Dallas
Paul V. Storm, Dallas

Mergers & Acquisitions

Lawrence B. Goldstein, Dallas*
Michael H. Newman, Dallas
Alan J. Perkins, Dallas*
Robert Sarfatis, Dallas
Larry Schoenbrun, Dallas*
Eric A. Blumrosen, Houston
Daniel L. Cohen, Houston
Douglas K. Eyberg, Houston

Securities & Corporate Finance

Richard A. Tulli, Dallas

Securities Litigation

Todd A. Murray, Dallas

Technology Transactions

Peter S. Vogel, Dallas

The Foley Gardere attorneys named 2018 Rising Stars are:

Mergers & Acquisitions

Chris Babcock, Dallas
Thomas G. Woolsey, Dallas

Business Litigation

Scott D. Ellis, Houston
Rachel Kingrey O’Neil, Dallas
Audrey Momanaee, Houston
Mike Seely, Houston
Rhonda Reed Weiner, Houston

General Litigation

Chelsea Hilliard, Dallas
Andrew A. Howell, Dallas

Employee Benefits

Jason S. Luter, Dallas


Thomas C. Scannell, Dallas


Sarah A. Walters, Dallas

Employment & Labor

Taylor E. White, Dallas

*16-time Texas Super Lawyer honoree