Dallas, Texas, September 18, 2023 – Erika Bright, David Drez, Jacob Fain, Andrew Gould, Jeffrey Hellberg, Jr., Brant Martin, Dan McCarthy, Brett Myers, Noah Nadler, Todd Phillips, and Bryan Wick have been recognized as 2023 Texas Super Lawyers®.
Super Lawyers® recognizes the top attorneys nationwide, across a variety of practice areas and firm sizes, using a patented process of independent research and peer input. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Erika, selected as a top-rated attorney for Insurance Coverage, represents policyholders in trials and arbitrations against insurance carriers and advises clients on all insurance-related topics, including how to minimize risk, draft indemnity agreements and obtain optimum insurance coverage. She also has a strong track record of success in representing clients in complex business disputes, commercial litigation, and construction matters. This is Erika’s twelfth year being honored as a Super Lawyer.
David, selected as a top-rated attorney for Business Litigation, represents clients in a broad range of commercial disputes through all phases of litigation at the trial and appellate levels and in industries including energy, real estate, transportation, and construction. A seasoned trial lawyer, he counsels clients in matters involving royalty disputes, breach of contract, non-compete agreements, fraud, and bankruptcy-related litigation. This is David’s eleventh time to be honored as a Super Lawyer.
Jacob, selected as a top-rated attorney for Business Litigation, Jacob Fain is a trusted advisor and accomplished litigator. While much of his work involves disputes in the oil and gas industry, Jacob’s experience in a broad variety of business disputes has earned him local and statewide recognition and success at trial and on appeal. His oil and gas litigation experience includes disputes related to payment of royalties and overriding royalties, construction agreements, and the administration and division of oil and gas assets. This is Jacob’s first year being honored as a Super Lawyer.
Andrew, selected as a top-rated attorney for Employment and Labor, leads the labor and employment practice and provides counsel to clients in federal wage and lawsuit claims, federal and state employment discrimination claims, wrongful discharge claims, and unfair labor practice claims. His experience spans a wide range of industries, including telecommunications, manufacturers, aviation, professional services, and pharmaceuticals. This is Andrew’s sixteenth time to be honored as a Super Lawyer.
Jeff, selected as a top-rated attorney for Appellate, leads the firm’s appellate section. His practice focuses on all aspects of trial and commercial litigation, from pre-lawsuit resolution, trial, post-trial activity, and appeal of judgments rendered by a trial court. Jeff has represented individuals, small business owners, financial institutions, and Fortune 500 companies in all types of disputes. Jeff has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in numerous bench trials, jury trials, and arbitrations. In addition, Jeff has successfully represented appellants and appellees in the state and federal appellate courts. This is Jeff’s thirteenth time to be honored as a Super Lawyer.
Brant, selected as a top-rated attorney for Business Litigation, represents clients on all facets of trial and commercial litigation, from pre-lawsuit disputes, through discovery, jury selection, argument, and post-verdict practice across a broad spectrum of industries, including financial institutions, medical devices, investment funds and their sponsors, and gaming. This is Brant’s thirteenth time to be honored as a Super Lawyer.
Dan, selected as a top-rated attorney for Estate & Probate, is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both Tax Law and Estate Planning & Probate. He works with closely held businesses and their owners to devise business structures to minimize income and estate tax, facilitate effective business succession plans, and protect assets. Dan focuses his practice on federal income and estate and gift taxation matters with a particular focus on pass through entities such as partnerships, limited liability companies, and Subchapter S corporations. This is Dan’s tenth time to be honored as a Super Lawyer.
Brett, selected as a top-rated attorney for Employment and Labor, is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both Civil Trial Law and Labor and Employment Law, Brett guides businesses through a variety of matters, including employment litigation, noncompetition provisions and protection of proprietary information, wage and hour disputes, employment policies and risk avoidance practices, and investigation of employee misconduct. This is Brett’s fifteenth time to be honored as a Super Lawyer.
Noah, selected as a top-rated attorney for Insurance Coverage, has successfully represented companies from many different industries in a wide array of complete litigation. His focus is representing corporate policyholders in litigation involving large claims under all types of insurance policies. This is Noah’s first year being honored as a Super Lawyer.
Todd, selected as a top-rated attorney for Business Litigation, is a founding partner of Wick Phillips and has practiced in the area of complex commercial litigation for more than 20 years. He has litigated a wide range of complex commercial matters concerning various subjects, including disputes involving contract and business tort issues, partnership disputes, landlord/tenant and other real estate disputes, lender liability matters, construction law, health care litigation, and various bankruptcy-related matters. Todd has represented and counseled a broad spectrum of clients, from local companies and individuals to Fortune 500 companies. This is Todd’s twelfth time to be honored as a Super Lawyer.
Bryan, selected as a top-rated attorney for Business Litigation, is a founding partner of Wick Phillips and has successfully litigated many complex commercial and bankruptcy matters for both plaintiffs and defendants, domestically and abroad. He has also been effective in prosecuting and defending numerous bankruptcy matters, such as avoidance and fiduciary actions. This is Bryan’s eleventh time to be honored as a Super Lawyer.
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ABOUT WICK PHILLIPS
Wick Phillips is a full-service business law firm serving clients across Texas and the United States. Founded in 2004, the firm has grown to nearly 85 attorneys, specializing in all areas of business law—complex commercial litigation and appeals, corporate transactions, labor and employment, real estate, intellectual property, bankruptcy, insurance coverage, tax, and securities—with offices in Austin, Dallas, and Fort Worth.View PDF