Attorney of the Year Finalists

Finalist Stephen M. Gill, partner, Vinson & Elkins

Finalist Susan Feigin Harris, partner, Morgan Lewis

Finalist Thomas M. Melsheimer, Dallas managing partner, Winston & Strawn

Legal Department of the Year

Trinity Industries, Inc.

Litigation Departments of the Year

Small Firm Winner Smyser Kaplan & Veselka

Small Firm Finalist Fanning Harper Martinson Brandt & Kutchin (FHMBK)

Midsize Firm Winner McKool Smith

Midsize Firm Finalist Munck Wilson Mandala

Lifetime Achievement

Emerson “Buddy” Banack, Jr., Langley & Banack

Douglas Cawley, McKool Smith

Byron Egan, Jackson Walker

Alan D. Feld, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Abe S. Goren, Wilson, Cribbs + Goren

Paula W. Hinton, Winston & Strawn

James R. Leahy, Greenberg Traurig

David J. Lowery, Jones Day

Robert E. Meadows, King & Spalding

Charles J. Muller, Chamberlain Hrdlicka

G. Michael O’Leary, Hunton Andrews Kurth

David Patton, Locke Lord

Glenn D. West, Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Best Mentors

Daryl W. Bailey, Gray Reed & McGraw

Michael K. Hurst, Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst

Top Dealmakers

Winner Andrew Calder, Kirkland & Ellis

Finalist Paul J. Goodwine, Looper Goodwine

Top Woman in IP

Miranda Jones, Heim, Payne & Chorush

On the Rise

Ricardo Bonilla, Fish & Richardson

Josh Budwin, McKool Smith

David Castro, Kirkland & Ellis

Kelly P. Chen, Munck Wilson Mandala

Courtney Cochran Butler, Hunton Andrews Kurth

Katie L. Coleman, Thompson & Knight

Christopher L. Dodson, Bracewell

Natalie Friend Wilson, Langley & Banack

F. Daniel Knight, Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry

Brandt Leibe, King & Spalding

Benton Lewis, Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Erland Modesto, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

JR Morgan, Shearman & Sterling

Bina Palnitkar, Greenberg Traurig

Nicole M. Perry, Jones Day

Sakina Rasheed Foster, Haynes Boone

Eagle Robinson, Norton Rose Fulbright

Rob S. Safi, Susman Godfrey

John CC Sanders, Winston & Strawn

Elizabeth M. Scott, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Chris J. Simmons, Deans & Lyons

Lande A. Spottswood, Vinson & Elkins

Angelique L. Waddell, Holland & Knight