Attorneys Selected By Thomson Reuters Publication

DALLAS (April 8, 2011) –The national law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. is proud to announce the firm’s 2011 “Rising Stars:” Thomas Sims and Allen Vaught. The attorneys were recognized in the April edition of Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters publication, which represents the top 2.5 percent of young lawyers in Texas.

Each year, Thomson Reuters publishes a listing of “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” that honors the top attorneys in the state in more than 70 practice areas. The selection process is rigorous, including an exhaustive peer nomination and review process, ethics checks and analysis by the Super Lawyers research staff.

“Our attorneys are dedicated to fighting for our clients and achieving the best possible results in every case,” said Russell Budd, president and managing shareholder of Baron and Budd. “I’m proud of the work our attorneys do every day.”

For more than 30 years Baron & Budd has been fighting for the rights of those who have been wronged. The firm successfully litigated one of the first asbestos cases and continues to fight for asbestos cancer sufferers and their families today. The firm recently won a $9 million verdict against Dow Chemical in a Texas mesothelioma cancer case. The firm is also involved in drinking water contamination litigation, including a nearly half a billion dollar MTBE settlement with many of the country’s largest oil companies. The firm currently serves on the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee in the gulf oil spill litigation.

About Baron & Budd, P.C.

Dallas-based Baron & Budd, P.C., with offices in Baton Rouge, Austin, Los Angeles and Miami, is a nationally recognized law firm with a 30-year history of “Protecting What’s Right” for people, communities and businesses harmed by negligence. Baron & Budd’s size and resources enable the firm to take on large and complex cases. The firm represents individuals, governmental and business entities in areas as diverse as water contamination, Gulf oil spill, Qui Tam, California Proposition 65 violations, dangerous medications and medical devices, Chinese drywall, insurance claims, commercial litigation, securities fraud and asbestos-related illnesses such as mesothelioma.