Hicks Thomas is pleased to announce that three firm attorneys have been named to the 2023 list of Texas Rising Stars. Partners Kasi Chadwick and Colin Watterson, along with Senior Counsel Allison Fisher, are recognized in the exclusive listing, which honors only 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state each year.
Ms. Chadwick, who has been recognized for Employment Litigation: Defense, is an experienced trial lawyer whose practice includes commercial litigation, employment, personal injury, and professional responsibility matters. Now in her fifth year on the list of Texas Rising Stars, she is also among Texas Lawyer magazine’s list of “Rising Stars” and is included in The Best Lawyers in America’s Ones to Watch listing. Ms. Chadwick also currently serves as Chair of the Litigation Section of the Houston Bar Association.
Mr. Watterson, who is marking his first year on the list of Texas Rising Stars, has been recognized for excellence in business litigation. An accomplished trial lawyer, his broad range of commercial experience is focused on energy, real estate, and technology. In addition to his Texas Rising Stars honor, he is also on The Best Lawyers in America list of Ones to Watch.
Ms. Fisher is honored for her work in civil litigation defense. She focuses her practice on a wide range of commercial litigation matters, including environmental, personal injury, and business litigation. She earned her law degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. This is her second year to be named to the list of Texas Rising Stars.
“Kasi, Colin and Allison put everything they have into their work for our clients and we feel those contributions each and every day,” said Hicks Thomas Partner John B. Thomas. “To see them recognized in this way is truly gratifying.”
To be eligible for Texas Rising Stars, attorneys must be age 40 or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. They are chosen using Super Lawyers’ rigorous selection process. Super Lawyers, which is part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent candidate evaluation, and peer reviews. The complete listing of this year’s Texas Rising Stars will appear in the Texas Rising Stars edition of Super Lawyers Magazine and at https://www.superlawyers.com.
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