Insights: News Eight Kilpatrick Townsend Attorneys Named 2018 Texas Super Lawyers

Cole Ramey and Daniel Shank Selected Top 100 In Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston Respectively

DALLAS (September 18) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that eight of the firm’s attorneys were selected as 2018 Texas Super Lawyers. In addition to this prestigious list, Cole Ramey was named a Top 100 Dallas/Fort Worth Super Lawyer and Daniel Shank was named a Top 100 Houston Super Lawyer.

The distinction honors attorneys who attain a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement as some of the region’s pre-eminent lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations, all of which result in a comprehensive and diverse listing of the top five percent of attorneys in each state.

The following are the 2018 Kilpatrick Townsend attorneys recognized by Texas Super Lawyers:

Michael Ellis—Business Litigation
Michael Ellis is a partner at our Dallas office and focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation including all aspects of dispute resolution in commercial transactions, focusing on trial and arbitration of complex matters in the principal areas of real estate, financial services, mortgage services, and commercial business disputes at the state and federal level.

Kirk Florence—Business Litigation
Kirk Florence is a partner at the Dallas office who focuses his practice in the areas of commercial and tort litigation including complex commercial litigation, product liability, commercial torts, environmental litigation, toxic torts, construction disputes, civil appeals, and arbitration.

Patrick Gaas—Construction Litigation
A partner in the Houston office, Patrick Gaas handles some of the largest and most challenging commercial and industrial construction disputes and transactions both nationally and internationally, including workouts, document preparation, administrative proceedings, litigation, mediation, and arbitration.

Craig McDougal—Employment & Labor
Craig McDougal is a partner at the Dallas office with a focus on labor and employment law and complex commercial litigation. He represents parties in state and federal court litigation and in arbitrations before the United States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Texas Workforce Commission and other agencies.

Cole Ramey (Top 100 Dallas/Fort Worth)—Business Litigation
As a partner at the Dallas office, Cole Ramey focuses his practice on commercial and complex business litigation. He represents a wide variety of clients in federal and state court litigation matters, and counsels such clients in all aspects of formal and informal dispute resolution, contract negotiation, and general business issues.

Karly Rodine—Business Litigation
Karly Rodine is a partner at the Dallas office and focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, real estate litigation and financial services. She has extensive experience leading litigation teams in both federal and state courts across the United States

Daniel Shank (Top 100 Houston)—Business Litigation
Daniel Shank is a partner at the Houston office with over 37 years of experience in the practice of law who focuses his practice on complex litigation matters in the areas of commercial, construction, personal injury, real estate, environmental, energy, and insurance litigation.

Alan Wright—Business Litigation
A partner in the Dallas office, Alan Wright focuses his practice in the trial and appeal of commercial litigation matters in both state and federal courts. He has experience in banking and finance, bankruptcy, contract and business torts, energy, insurance, labor and employment, real estate, land use and zoning, probate, and securities matters.

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