DALLAS – Scott Summy, an attorney and shareholder with the law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C., has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2007 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The honor is based on 1.8 million confidential evaluations by attorneys around the country and telephone interviews with leading attorneys through the publication’s balloting process. This is the second year in a row that Summy has received this distinction.

Summy heads the water contamination litigation team at Baron & Budd, P.C. He is lead counsel to over 180 municipalities, public water authorities, and school districts seeking clean-up costs for contaminated drinking water supplies. Contaminants of concern involved in Summy’s practice include MTBE, lead, atrazine, TCE, and PCE.

About Baron & Budd, P.C.

Since 1977, the law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. has championed the rights of people and communities harmed by corporate misconduct. With over 80 attorneys and offices in Texas, California, Ohio, Louisiana and New York, Baron & Budd enjoys a national reputation as a leader of the plaintiffs’ bar. The firm represents individuals with mesothelioma and other diseases caused by asbestos; leukemia and lymphoma caused by benzene; and injuries caused by other toxic substances and pharmaceuticals. The firm also represents municipalities and water authorities seeking clean-up costs for drinking water contamination; securities investors defrauded by corporate wrongdoing; and consumers. For more information about Baron & Budd, call 1-800-222-2766 or visit www.baronandbudd.com.