Awards & Recognitions

17 Locke Lord Lawyers Named 2021 Texas Rising Stars

March 25, 2021

Seventeen lawyers from Locke Lord’s Austin, Dallas and Houston offices were named 2021 Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers®.

The Texas Rising Stars list recognizes the state's top attorneys age 40 and younger or who are in the first 10 years of practice. Texas Rising Stars are selected through a process of nomination, independent research and peer evaluation. Only 2.5 percent of eligible Texas lawyers are selected to the list each year.

The Locke Lord lawyers recognized in this year’s list are:

Austin
Raj Bandla
Daniel Durell
Adam C. Harden
Stephen Humeniuk
Joel Thomason

Dallas
Henry D. Benton
Christine Williford Metcalf
Joseph A. Unis, Jr.

Houston
Evan C. Blankenau
Akilah Craig
Lani Durio
Sara C. Longtain
Mia Lorick
Chelsea H. Overhuls
Sagar Patel
Jonathan Pelayo
Andrew Reed