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August 18, 2015 
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Gray Reed Attorneys Recognized as “2016 Best Lawyers in America”

DALLAS - Twenty lawyers from Gray Reed & McGraw were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2015 (a Woodward White company), one of the most respected publications in the legal industry.

Best Lawyers compiles lists of attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The Gray Reed attorneys who will be recognized as The Best Lawyers in America 2015 are:

  • Darrell Armer - Health Care Law
  • Mary Axelrad - Real Estate Law and Banking & Finance Law
  • Daryl Bailey - Commercial Litigation
  • Darin L. Brooks - Commercial Litigation
  • Jason Brookner - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Gayla Crain - Employment Law Management and Labor & Employment Litigation
  • Ruth Ann Daniels - Labor & Employment Litigation
  • David Gair - Tax Law
  • Cary Gray - Commercial Litigation
  • Andy Landry - Personal Injury Defense Litigation
  • Norm Lofgren - Trusts & Estates
  • Jim McGraw - Commercial Litigation and Health Care Law
  • Andy Meyercord - Corporate Law and Health Care Law
  • Jim Ormiston - Commercial Litigation
  • Jim Reed - Commercial Litigation
  • Ken Rhodes - Personal Injury Defense Litigation, Personal Injury Plaintiffs Litigation, and Product Liability Defense Litigation
  • Tom Rhodus - Tax Litigation & Controversy and Tax Law
  • Joe Royce - Trusts & Estates and Trusts & Estates Litigation
  • Kyle Sanders - Family Law and Family Law Mediation
  • Charlie Sartain – Commercial Litigation; Energy Law

About Best Lawyers

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

About Gray Reed & McGraw

Founded in 1985, Gray Reed & McGraw is a full-service, Texas based law firm with more than 120 lawyers practicing in Dallas and Houston. Gray Reed & McGraw offers a wide range of legal services including business litigation, corporate transactions, oil & gas, tax planning and litigation, real estate, healthcare, trusts and estates, employment law, family law, intellectual property, and bankruptcy. For more information, visit