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Danielle Rushing Elected as Vice President and Melanie Fry Re-Elected as Director of the Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation

January 27, 2020

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that San Antonio-based attorneys Danielle Rushing and Melanie Fry were each elected to hold leadership positions for Bexar County Women’s Bar Foundation (BCWB). Rushing was elected to serve as Vice President, while Fry was re-elected for her position as a Director with the Foundation.

Rushing takes the Vice President role after serving as the Foundation’s Secretary in 2019 and after being selected as a member of the 2019 class of its LEAD (Lead. Empower. Advance. Develop.) Academy. Fry, who is a 2018 graduate of the BCWB Foundation’s LEAD Academy, returns to her role as a Director after being elected for the second consecutive time.

In her practice, Rushing focuses on bankruptcy and restructuring matters. She currently represents several multi-million dollar businesses, particularly in the oil and gas/energy, retail, and transportation industries. Rushing has drafted and argued various motions in state and federal courts. She is involved in several professional and industry organizations, having been recently elected as a Member of the San Antonio Bar Foundation’s Fellows Program and serving as a Director for the San Antonio Young Lawyers Association and Foundation.

Fry leads Dykema’s appellate practice in San Antonio. She has briefed and won cases in the Texas Courts of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Fry’s experience includes high-stakes matters such as personal injury and product defects, contract and business tort claims, consumer financial services disputes, and oil and gas law. Outside of her practice, Fry has served at all leadership levels of the Federal Bar Association’s San Antonio Chapter (including as President in 2015-16) and is a member of Leadership San Antonio Class 45.