DALLAS – Six Reed Smith attorneys were included on the 2021 Texas Rising Stars list, showing the firm’s strong coverage on employment, energy and technology matters.

To be selected as a Rising Star, lawyers must either be 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or fewer. The following lawyers from the Dallas and Houston offices of Reed Smith were included on the Rising Stars list:

  • Michael Bernick (Houston), Business Litigation
  • Clark Donat (Dallas), Business Litigation
  • Modinat “Abby” Kotun (Houston), Employment & Labor - Employer
  • Michael Lombardino (Houston), Employment Litigation - Defense
  • Nicole Soussan Caplan (Houston), Energy & Natural Resources
  • Nigel Stark (Dallas), Technology Transactions
Super Lawyers Texas selects lawyers through a multiphase process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The publication will announce separately its Texas Super Lawyers list.