DALLAS – Seventeen attorneys from the law firm of Baron & Budd recently were honored by the National Trial Lawyers, an organization that is comprised of trial lawyers from around the country.
The group selected 13 Baron & Budd attorneys as Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in their respective regions. Additionally, the organization selected four Baron & Budd attorneys as Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers lists.
“It is an honor for our firm to be recognized by our peers through one of the most prestigious professional organizations in the legal industry,” said President and Managing Shareholder Russell Budd in a press release. “It’s rewarding to know that our peers have recognized the expertise of so many of our attorneys, and I believe that recognition truly speaks to the depth of our firm’s experience.”
Plaintiff trial lawyers honored included Laura Baughman, Dallas; Russell Budd, Dallas; Christopher Colley, Dallas; Chad Cotten, Dallas; Celeste Evangelisti, Dallas; Ann Harper, Dallas; Stephen Johnston, Dallas; Cary McDougal, Dallas; Marty Morris, Dallas; Ann Saucer, Dallas; Thomas Sims, Austin; Allen Vaught, Dallas; and Roland Tellis, Los Angeles.
According to a firm’s press release, membership is by invitation only and is limited to the top 100 attorneys in each state.
Also honored were the top 40 attorneys who are under 40 years of age or younger. Four attorneys from Baron and Budd were selected including Natalie Rabenhorst, Dallas; David Fernandes, Los Angeles; John Fiske, San Diego; and Mark Pifko, Los Angeles.
Baron & Budd has offices in Dallas, Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Austin, Los Angeles and San Diego and has been around for 40 years.
Its website said it "represents individuals and government and business entities in areas as diverse as dangerous pharmaceuticals and medical devices, environmental contamination, the Gulf oil spill, financial fraud, overtime violations, deceptive advertising, automotive defects, trucking accidents, nursing home abuse and asbestos-related illnesses such as mesothelioma.’’