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Texas Super Lawyers Named; 97 From Baker Botts

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Law & Politics will publish its list of 2006 Texas Super Lawyers in the October issue of Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers. A total of 97 Baker Botts lawyers received the honor this year in their primary area of practice. This reflects a nearly 20 percent increase over the number of firm lawyers named last year (81). Only 5 percent of all Texas lawyers are honored as a Texas Super Lawyer.

Below is the list of Baker Botts honorees and their practice areas.

Antitrust Litigation
Rufus W. Oliver - Houston

Appellate
Joseph R. Knight - Austin
Thomas R. Phillips - Austin
Samara L. Kline - Dallas
Macey R. Stokes - Houston
Stephen G. Tipps - Houston

Banking
Roderick A. Goyne - Dallas
Rufus P. Cormier - Houston

Bankruptcy
Jack L. Kinzie - Dallas
Judith W. Ross - Dallas

Business/Corporate
Joseph A. Cialone - Houston

Business Litigation
James W. Cannon - Austin
Van H. Beckwith - Dallas
Bryant C. Boren - Dallas
Tim S. Durst- Dallas
David M. Genender - Dallas
George C. Lamb - Dallas
Rod Phelan - Dallas
Maria W. Boyce - Houston
Daryl Bristow - Houston
Samuel W. Cooper - Houston
Jefferson G. (Greg) Copeland - Houston
Paul R. Elliott - Houston
Philip J. John, Jr. - Houston
Richard L. Josephson - Houston
William Karl Kroger - Houston
Michael P. Lennon - Houston*
James E. Maloney - Houston
Robb L. Voyles - Dallas

Class Action/Mass Torts
Earl B. Austin, III - Dallas
Tynan Buthod - Houston
F. Walter Conrad - Houston

Closely Held Business
Charles Szalkowski - Houston

Employee Benefits/ERISA
Bruce D. Pingree - Dallas
Robert J. Stokes - Dallas
Mark Alan Bodron - Houston
John E. Neslage - Houston
James R. Raborn - Houston
Gail W. Stewart - Houston

Employment & Labor
Dan Hartsfield - Dallas
Richard R. Brann - Houston
L. Chapman Smith - Houston
Tony P. Rosenstein - Houston
Teresa Valderrama - Houston

Energy & Natural Resources
David F. Asmus - Houston
Michael P. Darden - Houston
George F. Goolsby - Houston
Stephen Krebs - Houston

Environmental/Land Use
Sara M. Burgin - Austin
Pam M. Giblin - Austin
Bradley I. Raffle - Houston

Estate Planning & Probate
Stephen T. Dyer - Houston
Ronald W. Kesterson - Houston

General Litigation
John Anaipakos - Houston

International
Robert W. Jordan - Dallas

Intellectual Property
Thomas R. Felger - Austin
Kevin J. Meek - Dallas
Jerry W. Mills - Dallas
Barton E. Showalter - Dallas
Paul R. Morico - Houston

Intellectual Property Litigation
Larry D. Carlson - Dallas
David G. Wille - Dallas
Mitchell D. Lukin - Houston
Scott Partridge - Houston

Mergers & Acquisitions
David L. Emmons - Dallas
Neel Lemon - Dallas
John W. Martin - Dallas
J. David Kirkland - Houston
Stephen A. Massad - Houston

Personal Injury Defense: Products
Stephen E. Scheve - Houston

Professional Liability: Defense
Timothy W. Mountz - Dallas
Joseph D. Cheavens - Houston

Real Estate Transactions
Jonathan W. Dunlay - Dallas
Mark D. Van Kirk - Dallas
Fred H. Dunlop - Houston
Marley Lott - Houston
Robert P. Wright - Houston

Securities & Corporate Finance
Andrew M. Baker - Dallas
Douglass M. Rayburn -- Dallas
Joshua Davidson - Houston
Gene J. Oshman - Houston
Ted W. Paris - Houston
Joe S. Poff - Houston
Kelly B. Rose - Houston
Walter J. Smith - Houston
R. Joel Swanson - Houston

Securities Litigation
G. Irvin Terrell - Houston

Tax
Henry “Nick” DeBerry - Dallas
Stephen D. Marcus - Dallas
Renn G. Neilson - Dallas
Richard A. Husseini - Houston
Gray Jennings - Houston
Greg V. Nelson - Houston
John W. Porter - Houston
Stuart F. Schaffer - Houston
Benjamin G. Wells - Houston

Utilities
James H. Barkley - Houston

For more information, please contact:
Michael A. Cinelli
Public Relations Specialist
713/229-1764 (office)
281/687-5243 (cell)
mike.cinelli@bakerbotts.com

* Michael P. Lennon is now based in the firm’s London office