HOUSTON, TX – Four attorneys from the Houston boutique law firm of
Hicks Thomas & Lilienstern, LLP have been selected to the inaugural
listing of Texas Super Lawyers. Name partners Taylor M. Hicks Jr., John
B. Thomas, and O. Clayton Lilienstern were all recognized for their Business
Litigation work. HTL partner Brian Keller was also recognized as a Super
Lawyer in the Business Litigation arena.
Texas Super Lawyer selections were based on peer nominations made by more
than 70,000 attorneys from across the state. A panel of lawyers selected
by the Super Lawyers editors made the final selections. Fewer than 5 percent
of the attorneys initially nominated were chosen for this honor. Super
Lawyers appears in the November 2003 issue of Texas Monthly magazine and
Texas Super Lawyers magazine, a new publication co-produced by the publishers
of Texas Monthly and Law & Politics Media Inc.
“We appreciate this recognition,” says Mr. Thomas. “We
have a stellar group in this firm and we have been fortunate to have great
clients on both sides of the docket who have entrusted us with rewarding
Mr. Keller, Mr. Lilienstern and Mr. Thomas also were named among the best
attorneys by Inside Houston magazine (now known as H Texas magazine) in
2002; Mr. Keller for Commercial Litigation, Mr. Lilienstern in Antitrust
Law and Mr. Thomas for Environmental Law.
One of Texas’ premier litigation boutiques, Hicks Thomas & Lilienstern
has earned an impressive string of courtroom victories for clients ranging
from Fortune 500 companies to individuals in mass tort litigation.
The firm recently secured a $1.2 million trial win and appellate victory
against E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Co. on behalf of global energy companies
Tractebel Energy Marketing Inc. and Tractebel Power Inc. The firm also
recently successfully represented the famed King Ranch in a case favorably
decided by the Supreme Court of Texas that ended a 120-year-old dispute
over land ownership.