Dallas, Texas, August 17, 2023 – Alexandra Wahl, Allie DeWitt, Andrew Botts, Austin Green, Austin Hill, Britney Clark, Catherine Curtis, Ethan Minshull, Isaac Brown, Justin Bates, Lauren Leider, Schyler Parker, Scott Lawrence, and Zachary Farrar have each been selected for inclusion in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America.

Alexandra, recognized in Commercial Litigation, focuses her practice on a wide variety of business and commercial civil litigation matters involving contract disputes, products and premises liability, DTPA claims, franchise matters, landlord tenant disputes and evictions, the Texas Dealer Protection Act, will contests, fiduciary litigation, trusts and estates, and employment agreements containing non-compete, non-solicitation, forfeiture-for-competition and confidentiality clauses, among others. This is Alex’s first time on the Ones to Watch list.

Allie, recognized in Banking and Finance, focuses her practice on all aspects of finance including lending, borrowing, and investing. Her experience includes the negotiation, structuring and documentation of finance transactions, particularly with respect to commercial real estate transactions. This is Allie’s first time on the Ones to Watch list.

Andrew, recognized in Tax Law, advises clients on complex domestic and cross-border business transactions. He advises on joint ventures, real estate, mergers, acquisitions, buyouts, debt and equity restructurings, private equity, private investment fund formation, and venture capital, with emphasis on the tax, finance, and structuring aspects. This is Andrew’s first time on the Ones to Watch list.

Austin G., recognized in Real Estate Law, focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, including leasing, acquisitions and sales, and development. In this role, Austin represents landlords and tenants in leasing, as well as landowners, developers, operators, investors and retailers in the acquisition, development and disposition of commercial real estate throughout Texas and the United States. This is Austin’s first time on the Ones to Watch list.

Austin H., recognized in Mergers and Acquisitions Law, represents parties on a broad range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and fundraising. This is Austin’s second time on the Ones to Watch list.

Britney, recognized in Trusts and Estates, focuses her practice primarily on complex estate and income tax matters, wealth transfer, business succession planning, and probate and trust administration issues. A Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP), Britney works with clients to ensure a holistic approach to their planning needs. This is Britney’s second time on the Ones to Watch list.

Catherine, recognized in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Financial Services Regulation Law, and Litigation – Bankruptcy, represents clients in a broad range of insolvency and bankruptcy matters as well as litigation matters in both state and federal court. This is Catherine’s fourth time on the Ones to Watch list.

Ethan, recognized in Commercial Litigation, has experience in both state and federal litigation for small business, corporate, and individual clients. His experience includes complex fraud cases, real estate disputes, bankruptcy, fraudulent investment schemes, and tribal law. This is Ethan’s second time on the Ones to Watch list.

Isaac, recognized in Banking and Finance Law, represents lenders, borrowers, investors and other parties in all aspects of finance, particularly commercial real estate finance, including in the areas of senior loans, mezzanine loans, and preferred equity investments. Isaac’s commercial real estate finance practice has covered a variety of different property types, including multi‐family, hotels, and new construction. His finance practice has included over $600 million in new real estate backed financing transactions over the past five years. This is Isaac’s third time on the Ones to Watch list.

Justin, recognized in Commercial Litigation, focuses on complex commercial litigation and arbitration matters. He focuses his practice on complex contract disputes, corporate and fiduciary duty litigation, fraud, and tribal law. This is Justin’s second time on the Ones to Watch list.

Lauren, recognized in Commercial Litigation, represents clients in a variety of commercial litigation matters, with a focus in construction litigation and excels at bringing quality service to the clients she serves. She has assisted clients in litigation such as breach of contract, fraud, and negligence matters. This is Lauren’s first time on the Ones to Watch list.

Schyler, recognized in Commercial Litigation, has successfully represented clients in a wide variety of complex disputes involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, DTPA violations, real estate, probate, enforcement of covenants not to compete, and fraud. This is Schyler’s fourth time on the Ones to Watch list.

Scott, recognized in Banking and Finance Law and in Litigation — Bankruptcy, represents clients – both businesses in financially difficult circumstances and clients who are dealing with them – in complex bankruptcy and restructuring matters. This is Scott’s fourth time on the Ones to Watch list.

Zachary, recognized in Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction and in Oil and Gas Law, represents clients in various cases involving oil and gas, banking, breach of contract disputes, and landlord-tenant disputes. This is Zachary’s fourth time on the Ones to Watch list.

Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession. “Ones to Watch” is a recognition award given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. To learn more, click here.

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.

Jolee Fay

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