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DALLAS, Texas – Attorneys from the Dallas office of Baron & Budd, P.C. have been named to the 2005 list of Texas Super Lawyers.
Super Lawyer selections are based on peer nominations made by more than 70,000 attorneys from across the state, and fewer than 5 percent of Texas attorneys have been chosen for this honor. The Super Lawyers list appears in the October 2005 issue of Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers magazines.
The following Baron & Budd attorneys were named to this year's list: Russell Budd, Laura Baughman, Celeste Evangelisti, Melissa Hutts, Cary McDougal, Kevin McHargue, Laurie Meggesin, Lance Pool, Ellen Presby, Alan Rich, Brent Rosenthal, John Spillane, Scott Summy and Steve Wolens.
Ellen Presby was additionally named to the list of Top 50 Women attorneys in the state. Russell Budd and Brent Rosenthal also were included among the Top 100 attorneys in the state and Top 100 in the Dallas-Fort Worth region.
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, Illinois, 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 water authorities seeking clean-up costs for drinking water contamination; securities investors defrauded by corporate wrongdoing; and consumers.