Appellate Attorney from Dallas’ Hankinson LLP Honored in Texas Rising Stars List

DALLAS – The Dallas-based appellate law boutique Hankinson LLP is pleased to announce that firm attorney Brett Kutnick again has earned a place on the list of Texas Rising Stars, which honors the state’s top young lawyers.

The 2010 Texas Rising Stars selections are based on nominations from fellow attorneys who previously were honored on the prestigious Texas Super Lawyers list. Selection is limited attorneys age 40 and under and those who have been practicing law a decade or less. Overall, only 2.5 percent of eligible Texas attorneys earn the Rising Stars honor each year.

Mr. Kutnick has earned a spot on the prestigious list six times in his legal career. The 2010 Texas Rising Stars list will be published in the May edition of Texas Monthly magazine.

Mr. Kutnick has a strong business background and business litigation experience. He has successfully handled complex business litigation at the trial-court and appellate levels, including contract disputes, business torts, legal malpractice, and breach of fiduciary duty claims. He is a graduate of The University of Texas School of Law, where he was a member of the Texas Law Review, Chancellors, Order of the Coif, and the Legal Research Board. Mr. Kutnick earned his B.B.A. degree in honors business and finance from The University of Texas.

Hankinson LLP, the preeminent civil appellate firm in the Southwest, provides clients with innovative legal insights and judicial perspective in all phases of litigation. The firm’s attorneys work with trial teams to develop strategies designed to put a case in the best position before, during and after trial.  Hankinson LLP represents national clients, regional companies, governmental bodies and individuals with trial and appellate matters, and offers mediation and arbitration services as well. Learn more about the firm at http://www.hankinsonlaw.com.

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