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13 Dykema Attorneys Named to Texas Super Lawyers List

September 22, 2021

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 13 of its Texas-based attorneys—from multiple practice areas—were named to the 2021 Texas Super Lawyer list by Texas Super Lawyers Magazine. In March of this year, seven of the firm’s attorneys were also included on the 2021 Texas Rising Stars list.

Of those recognized, both Chris Kratovil and Deborah Williamson were each included on Super Lawyers “Top Lists.” The Top Lists they have been included on, are:

  • Christopher D. Kratovil – Top 100: 2021 Texas Super Lawyers; Top 100: 2021 Dallas/Fort Worth Super Lawyers
  • Deborah D. Williamson – Top 50: 2021 Central/West Texas Super Lawyers

The Super Lawyers designation, conferred upon the most respected legal practitioners in the state, is based upon peer recognition and professional achievement. No more than five percent of the lawyers in each state are selected by the research team to receive this honor.

The Dykema attorneys named on the 2021 Texas Super Lawyers list, identified by office and the practice area(s) for which they are being recognized, are:


  • Michael P. Adams– Intellectual Property Litigation; Intellectual Property


  • Thomas B. Alleman – Insurance Coverage; General Litigation; Environmental Litigation
  • Jeffrey R. Fine – Bankruptcy: Business; Business/Corporate; Business Litigation
  • Christopher D. Kratovil – Appellate; Business Litigation

San Antonio

  • Ramon D. Bissmeyer – Employment Litigation: Defense; Employment & Labor: Employer; Employee Benefits
  • David Kinder – Business Litigation
  • Donna K. McElroy – Employment Litigation: Defense; Employment & Labor: Employer; Schools & Education
  • Thomas E. Sanders – Business Litigation; Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense; Insurance Coverage
  • Brett W. Schouest – Business Litigation; Insurance Coverage; Construction Litigation: Business
  • Phylis J. Speedlin – Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • John B. Stewart – Real Estate: Business
  • James M. (Marty) Truss – Business Litigation; Energy & Natural Resources
  • Deborah D. Williamson – Bankruptcy: Business