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Ten Thompson Coe Attorneys Are Named 2008 Rising Stars

April 1, 2008

Thompson Coe is pleased to announced that 10 attorneys from the Austin, Dallas, and Houston offices have been named Rising Stars for 2008. After a rigorous nomination and review process, conducted by Law & Politics magazine, only 2.5% of all lawyers in the state are named as Rising Stars. Each nominee must have practiced 10 years or less and be no more than 40 years old.

The pool of candidates is evaluated by the Law & Politics Research Department and one of 70 Blue Ribbon Panel, made up of peers from the same practice area as each candidate. The following indicators are used to evaluate candidates:  verdicts and settlements, transactions, representative clients, experience, honors and awards, special licenses and certifications,  position within law firm, bar or other professional activities, pro bono and community service, scholarly lectures and writings, education and employment background, and other outstanding achievements.

The full list of Rising Stars is published in the April 2008 issue of Texas Monthly and Texas Rising Stars 2008, published by Law & Politics Media Inc
Our list this year includes:

Tasha Barnes Waddell
John Chambless
Kelle Masters

Jackie Chandler
Elaine Lenahan
Ellen Van Meir
Trey Wilson

Zandra Foley
Stephanie Rojo
Alan Rosenberg