2018 Honorees

Attorney of the Year Finalists

Stephen M. Gill, Vinson & Elkins
Susan Feigin Harris, Morgan Lewis
Thomas M. Melsheimer, Winston & Strawn
 

Legal Department of the Year

Trinity Industries, Inc.
 

Litigation Departments of the Year

Litigation Department of the Year, Small Firm Winner

Smyser Kaplan & Veselka
 

Litigation Department of the Year, Small Firm Finalist

Fanning Harper Martinson Brandt & Kutchin (FHMBK)
 

Litigation Department of the Year, Midsize Firm Winner

McKool Smith
 

Litigation Department of the Year, Midsize Firm Finalist

Munck Wilson Mandala
 

Lifetime Achievement

Emerson Banack, Langley & Banack
Douglas Cawley, McKool Smith
Byron Egan, Jackson Walker
Alan Feld, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Abe S. Goren, Wilson, Cribbs + Goren
Paula Hinton, Winston & Strawn
James Leahy, Greenberg Traurig
David J. Lowery, Jones Day
Robert E. Meadows, King & Spalding
Chad Muller, Chamberlain, Hrdlicka
Mike O’Leary, Hunton Andrews Kurth
David Patton, Locke Lord
Glenn West, Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Best Mentors

Daryl Baily, Gray Reed & McGraw
Mary Goodrich Nix, Holland & Knight
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 M. Castro Jr., Kirkland & Ellis
Kelly Chen, Munck Wilson Mandala
Courtney Cochran Butler, Hunton Andrews Kurth
Katie Coleman, Thompson & Knight
Chris Dodson, Bracewell
Natalie Friend Wilson, Langley & Banack
Daniel Knight, Chamberlain, Hrdlicka
Brandt Leibe, King & Spalding
Benton Lewis, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Erland Modesto, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
J.R. Morgan, Shearman & Sterling
Bina Palnitkar, Greenberg Traurig
Nicole Perry, Jones Day
Sakina Rasheed Foster, Haynes Boone
Eagle Robinson, Norton Rose Fulbright
Rob Safi, Susman Godfrey
John CC Sanders, Winston & Strawn
Elizabeth Scott, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Christopher J. Simmons, Dean & Lyons, LLP
Lande Spottswood, Vinson & Elkins
Angelique Waddell, Holland & Knight