DALLAS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas trial and appellate law firm Godwin Lewis PC is pleased to announce that five of the firm's attorneys, led by Chairman and CEO Donald E. Godwin, have been named to D Magazine's 2014 list of The Best Lawyers in Dallas. Joining Mr. Godwin are Managing Shareholder and Chief Operating Officer Marilea Lewis, Jenny Martinez, Jack Jamison and Shawn McCaskill.
"Godwin Lewis is home to some of the most talented attorneys anywhere. Every lawyer in our firm takes great pride in the work we do for our clients, and appreciates every time that dedication and commitment are recognized," says Mr. Godwin.
The 2014 selection marks the seventh time Mr. Godwin has earned a place on D Magazine's list of best lawyers. One of the nation's most respected trial lawyers, he has earned recognition from Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, American City Business Journals' Who's Who in Energy, and the exclusive Texas Super Lawyers list. He currently represents Halliburton as the lead trial attorney in the ongoing litigation related to the 2010 BP Macondo oil well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico.
This is the second selection for Ms. Lewis, chair of the firm's Family Law Litigation Practice Group and Arbitration/Mediation section. Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Ms. Lewis is a member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists and is a certified mediator in both general and family practice. She also was recognized in the 2013 and 2014 editions of The Best Lawyers in America and the 2012 and 2013 Texas Super Lawyers listings.
Also appearing for the second time among Dallas' best lawyers is Ms. Martinez, co-chair of the firm's Commercial Litigation Section. She represents both plaintiffs and defendants in business disputes involving real estate, banking, insurance, employment, contracts and collections.
Mr. Jamison and Mr. McCaskill appear on the D Magazine list for the first time. Mr. Jamison is the firm's Product Liability Practice Group chair while Mr. McCaskill is an Appellate shareholder.
D Magazine's 2014 listing was determined through a peer-review voting process with thousands of ballots from local lawyers. The final list was compiled by an independent panel of distinguished attorneys working in conjunction with the magazine's editors. The complete list is featured in the May 2014 edition of D Magazine and available online at www.dmagazine.com.
Founded in 1980, Godwin Lewis PC is a mid-sized trial and appellate firm with a national practice. With offices in Dallas, Houston and Plano, Texas, Godwin Lewis represents Fortune 500 and middle-market industry leaders in Mission Critical Litigation® throughout the United States. To learn more, visit the Firm's website at http://www.godwinlewis.com.
For more information, please contact Ed Sothcott at 214-939-8626 or Ed.Sothcott@GodwinLewis.com.
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