Carrington Coleman Welcomes Accomplished Litigators and Tax Veteran

January 26, 2024 | News | 2 minute read

Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, LLP, welcomes four well-respected attorneys to its Dallas office, bolstering its litigation and tax planning practices.

The addition of commercial litigation partners Jennifer Ryback and Chris Anaya and senior associate LaCrecia Perkins adds to the firm’s robust capabilities across a wide range of commercial litigation matters. Also joining the firm as senior counsel is experienced tax lawyer David Corkern.

Jennifer Larson Ryback

Ms. Ryback comes with a depth of experience in commercial disputes, employment law issues, construction matters, and a variety of transactional issues involving commercial real estate. She is a former president of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers and has been honored in D Magazine’s Best Lawyers in Dallas and the Best Lawyers Under 40, and by Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars. A graduate of Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law, she is also a former recipient of the Texas Women Lawyers’ Brenda Tso Rising Young Lawyer Award.

Chris Anaya

Mr. Anaya’s commercial litigation practice focuses on construction litigation, representing owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in contract disputes and negotiations involving various types of construction projects. His work has earned Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, D Magazine Best Lawyers Under 40 and Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars honors. He is an associate fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America and earned his law degree from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law.

Ms. Ryback and Mr. Anaya join the firm from McGuire, Craddock & Strother.

LaCrecia Perkins

Ms. Perkins handles litigation in state and federal courts with businesses and individuals from a variety of industries, including real estate, aviation/aerospace, life, health and disability insurance and higher education. She has earned Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars recognition since 2022 and is a graduate of Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law.

She joins Carrington Coleman from the Dallas office of Winstead.

David Corkern

Mr. Corkern has represented clients in corporate and tax matters for almost 40 years. Clients rely on his strategic leadership in tax controversy issues and corporate governance issues. He also assists clients with estate and probate matters. He is a Texas Bar Foundation Fellow and a Board Certified Tax Law Specialist by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization.

He is a member of the Texas, Louisiana and District of Columbia bar associations and is admitted to practice before the Supreme Courts of Texas and Louisiana, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He joins the firm from Wiley Rein.