Dallas, Texas, August 15, 2018 – Michael Bailey, Erika Bright, Andrew Gould, Brant Martin and Bryan Wick have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Michael, recognized in Banking and Finance Law, represents borrowers and lenders for a variety of financing structures, including asset-based loans, first-lien/second-lien financings, real estate loans, cash-flow based loans, acquisition financings, private offerings, loan workouts, swaps and other derivative transactions and structured financings. This is Michael’s first year being recognized by Best Lawyers.

Erika, recognized in Insurance Law, 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 seventh consecutive year being recognized by Best Lawyers.

Andrew, recognized in Labor Law – Union and Litigation – Labor and Employment, 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 first year being recognized by Best Lawyers.

Brant, recognized in Franchise Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy, 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 seventh consecutive year being recognized by Best Lawyers.

Bryan, recognized in Litigation – Bankruptcy, 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 sixth consecutive year being recognized by Best Lawyers.

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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 more than 65 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, Collin County, Dallas and Fort Worth.

Wick Phillips was recognized as one of the largest firms in North Texas by the Dallas Business Journal’s “The List” in 2017 and was included in the 2018 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” Read our Year in Review.

For more information, visit www.wickphillips.com.


Chad Cole
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