PERSONNEL FILE: Kanayan named one of Texas Top 40 Lawyers Under 40

The SE Texas Record May 7, 2012, 6:38am


The National Trial Lawyers Association has named Brent Coon & Associates attorney Philip Kanayan as one of Texas' Top 40 Lawyers Under 40.

With 10 years of legal experience under his belt, Kanayan now manages BCA's nationwide asbestos docket. Kanayan focuses on centralizing the firm's entire docket and using a multijurisdictional approach to spread defendants out and leverage the docket with its strongest cases.

The National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America's top young trial attorneys.

Membership is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a lawyer under the age of 40.

Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research.

The result is a credible, comprehensive and impressive list of young attorneys chosen to represent their state.

The Top 40 under 40 is restricted to only 40 attorneys per state per year and each attorney must be under the age of 40 as of Jan. 1, 2012.

For the complete list, visit

In 2011, Kanayan was named as a Texas Super Lawyer.

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