DALLAS, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted Dallas business litigator Melanie Okon has been named one of the top North Texas energy attorneys in the Dallas Business Journal's 2014 listing of Who's Who in Energy.
Ms. Okon, a name partner in Dallas-based Estes Okon Thorne & Carr PLLC, will be featured among the 17 key lawyers who represent companies in the energy industry in the Who's Who in Energy section, which will be published in the Nov. 28 edition of the Dallas Business Journal.
"This recognition for Melanie reinforces what we've known for years," says firm founding partner Dawn Estes. "Her work for energy companies in disputes involving pipeline construction, nuisance complaints, contract litigation and other matters has been consistently exceptional, and we're proud to work with her. It is a significant accomplishment to earn a place on this list in one of the country's top states for energy production."
Ms. Okon represents Fortune 500 companies, medium and small businesses, regulated and unregulated electric companies, gas companies, mining companies, homebuilders, commercial construction companies, and property owners in a wide variety of courtroom litigation. This work includes cases involving contract damages, property damages, and personal injury claims. As a former in-house senior litigation counsel for a publicly traded company, Ms. Okon familiarizes herself with clients' business interests and keeps a clear focus on their desires and goals in every case. She believes in timely and thorough communications with her clients, and takes pride in the relationships she's built with them over the years.
Her professional honors include selection to the annual Texas Super Lawyers list and Texas Lawyer newspaper's Winning Women list. The Who's Who in Energy list recognizes business leaders for their work in the U.S. energy industry, including technology, finance, government affairs and oilfield services.
Estes Okon Thorne & Carr PLLC is the largest women-owned law firm in Texas, based on an independent, statewide survey. It features a collaborative team of highly experienced attorneys, representing clients in business litigation, labor and employment, energy, construction, insurance, health care, family law, and other corporate legal matters. To learn more, visit the firm online at www.estesokon.com.
For more information on Ms. Okon's 2014 Who's Who in Energy honor, please contact Dave Moore at 800-559-4534 or [email protected].
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