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July 12, 2018 
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Gray Reed Attorney Named Best Mentor by Texas Lawyer

Gray Reed Partner Daryl Bailey is a winner of Texas Lawyer’s 2018 Professional Excellence Awards. This list recognizes lawyers who have made their mark on the legal profession in the Texas.

Bailey was honored as a Best Mentor, which is a new category open to midsize and small firms and organizations (199 attorneys and under) and designed to recognize lawyers who have helped less-experienced colleagues become better lawyers. He was nominated by Gray Reed Litigation Associate Alexis Foster.

“Daryl exemplifies the idyllic seasoned attorney who is never too busy for a drop in question, never too impatient to explain the why behind the constructive criticism and whose southern charm is better described as a genuine and heartfelt effort to recognize his mentees as more than just another body adding to the firm’s billable hours,” Foster said in her nomination. “Daryl is a champion, a cheerleader, an incredibly intelligent, well-equipped and savvy trial attorney and by far, the best mentor I know.”

Profiles of the honorees will be published in the September issue of Texas Lawyer magazine and an awards ceremony will be held on Sept. 19, 2018, at the Belo Mansion in Dallas.

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