AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Five noted lawyers with the Austin-based business litigation firm George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP have earned selection to the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the nation's oldest and one of the most prestigious guides to the legal industry.
Name partners R. James George Jr., D. Douglas Brothers, Mark L. Kincaid and B. Russell Horton and Of Counsel Julie Ford are being honored based on nominations from other lawyers, votes from their peers in the same practice areas and a review by the publication's editors.
Mr. Brothers earned individual distinction as Austin Lawyer of the Year for bet-the-company litigation. A Best Lawyers honoree since 2008, Mr. Brothers also was recognized for his work on behalf of plaintiffs in commercial litigation and legal malpractice cases. During more than 30 years as a practicing attorney, Mr. Brothers has compiled a track record of wins for both plaintiffs and defendants in trials, appeals and arbitration proceedings covering a variety of business disputes.
This is the 30th consecutive year that Mr. George, an acclaimed First Amendment lawyer, has been recognized among the country's leading attorneys. During more than 40 years of legal work, he has argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and represented celebrities that include rap artist Tupac Shakur and TV personality Phil Donahue. He is recognized in Best Lawyers for his work in First Amendment cases, bet-the-company litigation and commercial litigation.
Mr. Kincaid is being honored in Best Lawyers for the second year for his extensive work in commercial and insurance litigation. The former head of a Texas state agency that advocated for insurance consumers, Mr. Kincaid has won landmark rulings before the Texas Supreme Court.
Mr. Horton is listed in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers for his work in securities litigation, marking his third consecutive selection to the exclusive listing. He represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial disputes and patent, trade secret, antitrust and securities litigation.
This is Ms. Ford's 10th year to earn a spot in Best Lawyers based on her work in First Amendment law and litigation. She has successfully represented TV networks, publishers, record producers and newspapers for nearly three decades.
George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP is nationally recognized for exceptional representation in high-stakes commercial litigation including intellectual property, securities, insurance, professional liability, media and First Amendment disputes. The firm's partners are seasoned trial lawyers who have earned the respect of clients, adversaries, and colleagues. For more information, please visit http://www.gbkh.com/.
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