78 Winstead Attorneys Selected by Peers for Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White Inc.), 2018


DALLAS - Aug. 22, 2017 — 78 lawyers from Winstead PC were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).

Because Best Lawyers is based on a peer-review survey in which more than 50,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.3 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Best Lawyers listings are published in almost 70 countries and cover attorneys from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

The 78 Winstead attorneys who will be recognized as The Best Lawyers in America 2018 are:


  • Alexander R. Allemann – Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law
  • Albert R. Axe, Jr. – Administrative/Regulatory Law, Environmental Law
  • Robert C. Bass, Jr. – Construction Law, Litigation - Construction
  • Linda J. Burgess – Insurance Law
  • Robert D. Burton – Real Estate Law
  • Alex Gonzales – Insurance Law and Reinsurance Law
  • Ron H. Moss – Administrative/Regulatory Law, Energy Law
  • Peter A. Nolan – Arbitration
  • Patrick Pearsall – Administrative/Regulatory Law
  • Derek L. Seal – Environmental Law
  • Stewart Whitehead – Business Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation - Construction


  • Jeffrey Lee – Real Estate Law
  • Brian S. Short – Real Estate Law


  • Mike F. Alessio – Real Estate Law
  • Arthur J. Anderson –Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law
  • W. Mike Baggett – Business Litigation, Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation – Real
  • Estate, Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • Tracey Scoggin Bailey – Real Estate Law
  • John F. Bergner – Trusts and Estates
  • Cathryn Berryman – Trademark Law
  • Talmage Boston – Business Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance Law
  • Daniel H. Branch – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • James David Brown – Business Litigation, Mediation
  • R. Brent Clifton – Tax Law
  • Greta E. Cowart – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • T. Andrew Dow – Real Estate Law
  • Nancy W. Furney – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Stanley G. Harvey – Energy Law, Oil and Gas Law
  • Thomas R. Helfand – Tax Law
  • Andrea H. Hight – Construction Law
  • Mark G. Johnson – International Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Jeanne Katz – Real Estate Law
  • Jennifer D. Knapek – Banking and Finance Law
  • Barry R. Knight – Land Use and Zoning Law
  • J. Kenneth Kopf – Real Estate Law
  • Phillip L. Lamberson – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Richard C. Leucht II – Banking and Finance Law
  • James R. Littlejohn - Banking and Finance Law
  • Jay J. Madrid – Business Litigation, International Arbitration – Commercial, Mediation
  • Jeffery W. Matthews – Real Estate Law
  • Stanley R. Moore – Patent Law, Trademark Law
  • John M. Nolan – Real Estate Law
  • Michael K. O'Neal – Financial Services Regulation Law, Banking and Finance Law
  • Rakhee Patel – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Edward A. Peterson – Real Estate Law
  • Michelle I. Rieger – Litigation - Construction, Construction Law
  • Melissa Ruman Stewart – Banking and Finance Law
  • John C. Rutherford – Real Estate Law
  • Kevin A. Sullivan –Real Estate Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Daniel F. Susie – Banking and Finance Law
  • J. Richard White – Real Estate Law
  • Kirk R. Williams – Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation– Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate Law
  • Emeline Yang – Banking and Finance Law
  • Gregory A. Zimmerman – Real Estate Law

Fort Worth

  • Jamie L. Bryan – Oil and Gas Law
  • Noelle L. Garsek – Real Estate Law
  • David F. Johnson – Insurance Law
  • Jeffrey C. King – Oil and Gas Law, Business Litigation, Energy Law


  • Nelson R. Block – Banking and Finance Law, Equipment Finance Law, Real Estate Law
  • Hilary C. Borow – Insurance Law
  • Jay W. Brown – Insurance Law
  • James W. Doyle – Banking and Finance Law
  • Greg Erwin – Real Estate Law
  • Linda Glover – Energy Law
  • Mark C. Guthrie – Construction Law, Litigation – Construction
  • Michael W. Hilliard – Banking and Finance Law
  • Stephanie Loomis-Price – Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates
  • Vincent L. Marino – Real Estate Law
  • Barry E. Putterman – Real Estate Law
  • Teresa L. Schneider – Business Litigation
  • Robert C. Shaddox – Patent Law
  • Douglas E. Stewart – Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law
  • Frederick J. Tuthill – Litigation and Controversy - Tax, Tax Law

San Antonio

  • M. Paul Martin – Public Finance Law
  • Jon R. Ray – Natural Resources Law, Oil and Gas Law

The Woodlands

  • Cheryl Cain Crabbe – Trusts and Estates
  • R. Clyde Parker, Jr. – Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law



Michael A. Webb

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