Dallas, Texas, May 18, 2023 – Andrew Gould, Jason Rudd and Rob Wills have been selected by D Magazine as Best Lawyers in Dallas 2023. The exclusive list honors top lawyers in Dallas, chosen by their peers. To compile the list, D Magazine asks lawyers with a valid Texas Bar number to nominate two lawyers outside their firm and one within their firm across all voting categories. After the votes are tallied, the finalists are selected by D Magazine’s editorial staff and a panel of esteemed lawyers.

Andrew, selected in the Labor & Employment category, is board certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Andrew represents companies in the defense of federal wage and hour claims, federal and state employment discrimination claims, wrongful discharge claims, unfair labor practice claims under the National Labor Relations Act, contract negotiations, and denial of benefit claims under the Employee Retirement Income Safety Act. This is his eleventh consecutive year to be honored as a Best Lawyer.

Jason, selected in the Bankruptcy & Workout category, represents debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, and creditor committees in Chapter 11 cases. In Chapter 7 proceedings and post-confirmation matters, he represents trustees and litigation trusts in recovering and administering estate assets, including the prosecution of preference, fraudulent transfer, breach of fiduciary duty, alter ego, and other insolvency-related litigation. This is his fourth consecutive year to be honored as a Best Lawyer.

Rob, selected in the Real Estate category, focuses on the representation of developers, lenders, property owners, landlords and tenants in leasing, acquisition and sales, finance, land-use planning, and development transactions. This is his third time to be honored as a Best Lawyer.


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 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.

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