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July 7, 2023 
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Gray Reed Partner Amber Carson Named a "Top 40 Young Lawyer" by the American Bar Association

Gray Reed Corporate Restructuring & Bankruptcy Partner Amber Carson is one of 40 lawyers selected for the American Bar Association (ABA)'s On The Rise—Top 40 Young Lawyers Award.

The On The Rise Award program provides national recognition for ABA young lawyer members who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership, and legal and community service.

At Gray Reed, Carson represents debtors, creditors, official committees, trustees and other parties in interest in all facets of bankruptcy, creditors’ rights and federal bankruptcy-related litigation matters. She has guided clients in many different industries, including healthcare, retail, construction, oil and gas, restaurant and manufacturing to successful outcomes in many courts in Texas and across the country.

She actively participates in numerous legal organizations, demonstrating her dedication to the legal community.

Carson is an active member of several industry and community organizations, including the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Bankruptcy Law Section for the State Bar of Texas, and the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation. She is committed to multiple organizations’ diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts on a local, state, and national level, and serves on Gray Reed’s DEI Committee. She also volunteers her time with several community organizations and serves as a guest lecturer and pro bono attorney.

About The American Bar Association

The American Bar Association was founded in 1878 on a commitment to set the legal and ethical foundation for the American nation. Today, it exists as a membership organization and stands committed to its mission of defending liberty and pursuing justice.

About Gray Reed

A full-service Texas law firm with offices in Dallas, Houston and Waco, Gray Reed provides legal services to companies ranging from start-up to Fortune 500 as well as high net worth individuals. Gray Reed attorneys assist clients with a myriad of legal issues including commercial litigation, corporate transactions, oil and gas, tax planning and litigation, real estate, construction, healthcare, trusts and estates, employment law, family law, intellectual property and bankruptcy. For more information, visit