Six Barnes & Thornburg Attorneys Named to Annual Texas Super Lawyers Lists


DALLAS – Six attorneys from Barnes & Thornburg’s Dallas office have been named to the 2018 Texas Super Lawyers and Texas Rising Stars lists.

Receiving an additional high mark is partner Victor D. Vital, who appears on the Top 100: 2018 Texas Super Lawyers and the Top 100: 2018 Dallas/Fort Worth Super Lawyers lists.

The Dallas attorneys who made this year’s Super Lawyers list, and their primary practice areas as identified by Super Lawyers, are:

  • Mark W. Bayer – Antitrust Litigation; Business Litigation; Class Action/Mass Torts
  • Elizabeth C. Brandon – Securities Litigation; Business Litigation
  • Douglas D. Haloftis – Employment & Labor; Employee Benefits; Business Litigation
  • Victor D. Vital – Business Litigation; Criminal Defense: White Collar

The following attorneys were included on the Rising Stars list:

  • Thomas Haskins – Business Litigation; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Business/Corporate; Criminal Defense: White Collar; Health Care
  • Daniel A. Valenzuela – Intellectual Property Litigation

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

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