Winstead congratulates 12 attorneys recognized as "Best Lawyers"


Dallas, April 9, 2012 — Winstead PC proudly presents the 12 attorneys who were selected as Best Lawyers in Dallas 2012 by D Magazine. These attorneys were chosen by their peers as the lawyers whose work is ranked among the best in their areas of practice.

Dallas attorneys with a valid Texas Bar number were asked to nominate two colleagues outside their firm and one within, each being in their area of practice. Nominations could include co-counsel, lawyers observed in court, and/or opposing counsel. More than 2,500 attorneys cast their ballots to nominate the most exceptional lawyers in the Dallas area.

The 12 Winstead attorneys honored for 2012 by D Magazine, along with their areas of practice, are:

Art Anderson – Land Use
John Bergner – Trusts & Estates
Cheryl Camin Murray – Health Care Law
Nancy Furney – ERISA
Tom Helfand – Taxation
Jim Littlejohn – Finance & Banking
Jay Madrid – Alternative Dispute Resolution
Ed Peterson – Real Estate
Melissa Ruman Stewart – Finance & Banking
Kevin Sullivan – Real Estate
Dan Susie – Finance & Banking
Kirk Williams – Land Use

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