21 Carrington Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America, Including 2 Selected Lawyers of the Year

August 17, 2023 | Awards | 2 minute read

Two Carrington Coleman partners earned 2024 Lawyer of the Year honors from The Best Lawyers in America®.

Cathy Altman was honored as the top Construction Litigation attorney for North Texas, with Steve Levine earning the coveted distinction in recognition of his Patent Law practice. Only one attorney from a metropolitan area in each legal practice area earns the prestigious Lawyer of the Year designation annually.

Additionally, a total of 21 Carrington Coleman attorneys, selected across 27 practice areas, earned inclusion in the 2024 Best Lawyers legal guide. They are:

Cathy L. Altman – Construction Law, Construction Litigation (LOTY)
Katie Anderson – Commercial Litigation
Mike Birrer – Employment Law – Individuals, Employment Law – Management, Labor and Employment Litigation
Robert H. Botts Jr. – Trusts and Estates
Kenneth E. Carroll – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation
Bruce W. Collins – Commercial Litigation, Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Litigation, Securities Litigation
Lance Currie – Construction Law, Construction Litigation
David G. Drumm – Real Estate Law
Carmen E. Eiker – Family Law, Family Law Mediation
John B. Gessner – Commercial Litigation
Whitney Keltch Green – Collaborative Law/Family Law, Family Law
Kelli M. Hinson – Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Mark C. Howland – Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Litigation
Charles C. Jordan – Environmental Law, Real Estate Law
George T. Lee – Corporate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Stephen L. Levine – Patent Law (LOTY)
Monica W. Latin – Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Management
Bret A. Madole – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Christie Newkirk – Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Labor and Employment Litigation
Brian P. Shaw – Commercial Litigation
J. Michael Sutherland – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

The oldest and among the most respected legal guides in the United States, The Best Lawyers in America recognizes the nation’s leading attorneys. Selection is determined through rigorous editorial research paired with feedback from lawyers within a shared practice focus.