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Partners Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® -- 2007 Edition

September 4, 2006

Two attorneys from Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP are being included in the 2007 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Brian S. Martin was cited for his achievements in Insurance Law.  Ronald D. Wamsted was for his accomplishments in Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation.

Mr. Martin, a Partner in the Houston office, has extensive experience in insurance coverage and defense matters, specializing in environmental, bad faith, toxic tort, construction, and product cases.  Mr. Martin has also been named one of Texas’ Leading Insurance Attorneys by Chambers USA (2003-2006) and is listed in 2006 edition of The Guide to the World's Leading Insurance and Reinsurance Lawyers.

Mr. Wamsted, a Partner the Austin office, is in the Mass Tort & Product Liability group. He primarily practices civil litigation involving automobile products liability and other personal injury matters. This is his second year for being recognized in Best Lawyers.  His work was also acknowledged as one of the “Top Defense Wins of 2005” by theNational Law Journal and the Defense Research Institute.

Widely regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States, Best Lawyers represents 80 specialties in all 50 states and Washington, DC.  Results are compiled through an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of the top lawyers in the U.S. confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 13th edition of Best Lawyers (2007), is based on more than 1.8 million.