Winstead Congratulates Firm’s 48 Texas Super Lawyers

Dallas, TX Sept. 16, 2010 –Winstead PC is proud to announce that 48 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected as Texas Super Lawyers by Law & Politics magazine and will be published in the October issue of Texas Monthly. The annual Texas Super Lawyers list honors Texas’ top lawyers based on surveys of more than 57,000 active attorneys across the state. The final list—only 5 percent of Texas’ licensed attorneys—is one of the most comprehensive and diverse listings of top lawyers in Texas ever assembled.

The Texas Super Lawyers winners are selected through a four-part selection process that includes a ballot and point system established by the publishers of Law & Politics magazine followed by a panel review, interviews, independent research and a final selection process. Lawyers nominated are evaluated by evidence of peer recognition, professional achievement and service to the community as a lawyer, including pro bono work. The list of 2010 Texas Super Lawyers is also available at

The following listing, separated by city location, are the 48 Winstead attorneys who were recognized, along with their specialty areas:

Albert R. Axe, Jr. –Environmental
Robert C. Bass, Jr. – Construction/Surety
Linda J. Burgess – Civil Litigation Defense
J. Rowland Cook – Securities & Corporate Finance
Michael L. Cook – Tax
Craig T. Enoch – Appellate
Alex Gonzales – Administrative Law
Mary F. Keller – Administrative Law
Andrew Kever – Administrative Law
Kathryn K. Lindauer – Securities & Corporate Finance
Gary E. Zausmer – Business Litigation

Michael F. Alessio – Real Estate
Arthur J. Anderson – Land Use/Zoning
W. Mike Baggett – Business Litigation
John F. Bergner – Estate Planning & Probate
Talmage Boston – Business Litigation
James David Brown – Commercial Litigation
T. Andrew Dow – Real Estate
Ira D. Einsohn – Banking
R. Michael Farquhar – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Thomas R. Helfand – Tax
Michael W. Hilliard — Banking
James R. Littlejohn – Banking
Roland Love – Real Estate
Jay J. Madrid – Business Litigation
T. Randall Matthews – Banking
John M. Nolan – Real Estate
Michael K. O’Neal – Banking
Edward A. Peterson – Real Estate
Thomas E. Reddin – Employment & Labor
Joel W. Reese – Business Litigation
Michelle I. Rieger – Construction Litigation
John D. Smart – Employment & Labor
Melissa Ruman Stewart – Banking
Kevin A. Sullivan – Real Estate
Daniel F. Susie – Banking
J. Richard White – Real Estate

Fort Worth
G. Thomas Boswell – Closely Held Business

Denis C. Braham – Entertainment & Sports
Greg Erwin – Real Estate
Thomas J. Forestier – Business Litigation
Mark C. Guthrie – Construction Litigation
Thomas T. Hutcheson – Energy & Natural Resources
Stephanie Loomis-Price — Tax
Vincent L. Marino – Real Estate
Barry E. Putterman – Real Estate
Douglas E. Stewart — Banking

San Antonio
Frank Z. Ruttenberg – Real Estate

Winstead is among the largest business law firms in Texas. Winstead attorneys and consultants serve as trusted advisors to mid-market and large businesses, providing a core range of legal services that are critical to their operation and success. From its well-known reputation in real estate and financial services to its corporate and high-stakes litigation practice, Winstead delivers practical knowledge and responsive service. And it’s all backed by a get-it-done attitude. Winstead has offices in Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, and The Woodlands, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina and Washington, D.C. For detailed information about Winstead, visit

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