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Twenty-One Cox Smith Attorneys Named 2014 Texas Super Lawyers

September 19, 2014

Cox Smith, the largest law firm in San Antonio, today announced that 21 of its attorneys from its offices in Austin, Dallas, El Paso and San Antonio were named to the 2014 Texas Super Lawyers list as some of the top attorneys in Texas. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, 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. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit SuperLawyers.com

The Austin-based Cox Smith attorneys recognized as 2014 Texas Super Lawyers include:

  • Mary Schaerdel Dietz – Business Litigation 
  • Karen Neeley – Banking 
  • Keith Shuley – Environmental 
  • Phil Slinkard – Business/Corporate Law

The Dallas-based Cox Smith attorneys recognized as 2014 Texas Super Lawyers include:

  • Tom Alleman – Insurance Coverage
  • Mark Andrews – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Frank Carroll – Business Litigation

The El Paso-based Cox Smith attorneys recognized as 2014 Texas Super Lawyers include:

  • Kathleen Campbell Walker – Immigration
  • Mark C. Walker – Civil Litigation: Defense 

The San Antonio-based Cox Smith attorneys recognized as 2014 Texas Super Lawyers include:

  • Kerry Benedict – Real Estate
  • Ray Bissmeyer – Employment Litigation: Defense
  • David Kinder – Business Litigation
  • Ellen Mitchell – Appellate 
  • Howard Newton – General Litigation 
  • David Roth – Energy & Natural Resources 
  • Brett Schouest – Business Litigation
  • John Stewart – Real Estate
  • Marty Truss – Business Litigation
  • David B. West – Business Litigation
  • Deborah Williamson – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Harry Wolff, Jr. – Estate Planning & Probate