‘Austin Monthly’ Selects Thompson Coe Partners for Top Attorneys List
Jun 30, 2023
Austin Monthly magazine has named five Thompson Coe partners to its 2023 Top Attorneys listing across five practice areas. Congratulations to:
- Tasha Barns – Medical Malpractice Defense
- Heather Beam – Construction
- Mary-Ellen King – Civil Litigation
- Stephanie Rojo – Labor and Employment
- Nancy Scates – Insurance
Austin Monthly‘s Top Attorneys directory is based on peer selection by licensed attorneys who nominate their peers, while a research firm completes the vetting and verification.
Tasha has successfully defended hundreds of catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and professional negligence cases involving significant exposure for more than 25 years. Her experience includes a diverse range of litigation including high exposure personal injury and professional negligence cases.
Heather focuses her practice in complex construction and design defect litigation in arbitrations, state court, and federal court. She has successfully represented general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, and surveyors in residential, commercial, and highway projects.
Mary-Ellen is a multi-faceted, results driven, strategic leader and litigator with more than 19 years of experience in leading both legal and management operations. She has a strong history in identifying issues, guiding clients through litigation, advising on litigation avoidance, and trying cases.
Stephanie is a member of the Management Committee. She advises clients daily on handing complex HR issues, compliance with various employment statutes, and proactively avoiding employee complaints.
Nancy has more than 20 years of experience defending clients, including personal injury, premises liability, general insurance defense, and construction defect claims. Her practice includes managing claims from case inception to settlement or trial throughout the state of Texas and in federal court.
The Austin office of Thompson Coe opened in 1999, and recently moved to a new space along the Barton Creek Greenbelt. The attorneys at our Austin office have the experience to handle a wide variety of litigation and non-litigation matters including claims and lawsuits involving products liability, construction defect, medical device, design professionals, legal malpractice, trucking, labor and employment, churches, non-profit organizations, personal injury, natural disasters, property damage, subrogation, insurance defense, and appellate work.