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Five from Rusty Hardin & Associates Listed in 2018 Best Lawyers in America

HOUSTON — Five lawyers with Rusty Hardin & Associates earned listings in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a widely respected U.S. peer-review guide to attorneys.

Firm founder Rusty Hardin, who has won some of the nation's most high-profile trials, is being recognized for both his commercial litigation and white-collar criminal defense work. Over his years of practice, Mr. Hardin has won more than 150 trials.

Trial lawyers Andy Drumheller and Derek Hollingsworth, both partners in the firm, are recognized for their white-collar criminal defense work. Of Counsel Cathy Cochran and firm partner Joe Roden are listed for their appellate work. It is Mr. Roden's first year to be selected.

Best Lawyers honorees are chosen based on input of lawyers in the same practice and geographic areas. The publication's researchers review the feedback and confirm other details to make the final selections. For a full list of attorneys selected to the 2018 edition, visit https://www.bestlawyers.com.

Mr. Hardin's clients have included big-name athletes, including Adrian Peterson and Roger Clemens, as well as major corporations such as Exxon Mobil and Dow Jones. Earlier this year he earned a place in the top tier of U.S. lawyers recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

Mr. Drumheller's criminal defense resume includes a long and varied list of clients, including celebrity athletes, a state agency official, and corporations. He has served as a special prosecutor for the Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct and is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Hollingsworth's clients range from celebrity athletes to a widely respected cancer doctor. He also handles a variety of commercial litigation cases. He has been recognized in the Top 100 by the National Trial Lawyers.

Ms. Cochran is a highly respected former judge for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals who handles appellate work, criminal matters, and commercial litigation. She is Board Certified in Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Roden handles a variety of appeals and complex commercial litigation work. Among his wins are a significant federal appellate decision on behalf of insurance policy holders. Before his career in law, he served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps,

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