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Five Attorneys From Rusty Hardin & Associates Selected to Best Lawyers in America 2020

HOUSTON — Five lawyers with Rusty Hardin & Associates have earned recognition in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a widely respected peer-review guide to attorneys.

The firm’s lawyers were selected for their exceptional work in commercial litigation, criminal defense and appellate matters — diverse practice areas that demonstrate the varied strength of Mr. Hardin’s team.

Rusty Hardin, firm founder and one of the nation’s best-known trial lawyers, was once again honored for his commercial litigation and white-collar criminal defense work. Mr. Hardin’s clients have included professional athletes including the NFL’s Adrian Peterson and MLB pitching great Roger Clemens. He has also represented major corporations such as ExxonMobil and Dow Jones & Co. and is featured in the prestigious Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business guide.

Joining the list for the first time is firm partner Jennifer Brevorka, whose trial practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, personal injury, and criminal matters. Ms. Brevorka is an accomplished courtroom advocate and skilled negotiator whose clients include CEOs, elected officials, sports agents, whistleblowers and small business owners. She is being recognized in the 2020 guide for her white-collar and general practice criminal defense work.

This issue also marks the first-time recognition of firm partner Lara Hollingsworth, selected for her appellate work. With a legal career spanning more than 20 years, Ms. Hollingsworth has honed her practice to helping clients strategically navigate legal and appellate issues through all phases of litigation.

Also honored for their appellate expertise are of counsel Cathy Cochran, a prominent former Texas Court of Criminal Appeals judge, and firm partner Joe Roden. Mr. Roden is also recognized for his white-collar criminal defense work and his representation of plaintiffs in personal injury litigation.

Best Lawyers honorees are chosen based on voting by lawyers in the same practice and geographic areas. The legal guide’s researchers review feedback and additional input to make the final selections. For a full list of attorneys selected to the 2020 edition, visit https://www.bestlawyers.com.

Rusty Hardin & Associates, LLP has built a solid reputation for taking on the causes of its clients and obtaining favorable results in civil matters, significant criminal cases, and appellate fights. For more information, please visit http://rustyhardin.com/.