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Michael Attaway, Jaime DeWees, Demetri Economou, John Kane and Scott Riddle named to the 2022 Thomson Reuters' Texas Rising Stars list

We are proud to announce that five KRCL attorneys have been named to the 2022 Texas Rising Stars list. Honorees include Demetri Economou from our Houston office, and Michael Attaway, Jaime DeWees, John Kane and Scott Riddle from our Dallas office.

These attorneys demonstrate the wide-ranging legal services Kane Russell Coleman Logan provides, including corporate, civil litigation, business litigation, bankruptcy and employment law. The Texas Rising Stars list is created annually by Thomson Reuters’ legal division. The organization invites lawyers in each state to nominate their peers and then narrows the pool of nominees through extensive independent research and evaluation by a blue-ribbon panel of lawyers. This honor is ultimately awarded to only the top 2.5 percent of Texas lawyers who are 40 years old or younger or who have been in practice for 10 years or less.

Michael Attaway is a Director and co-chair of the Firm’s Business and Corporate Group.  He joined the Firm in 2012 and represents clients in connection with merger and acquisition transactions, commercial financing, and other business-related matters. This is the fifth consecutive year he has been listed in Texas Rising Stars.

Jaime DeWees focuses her practice on real estate and commercial litigation. She handles a wide variety of complex matters and represents both plaintiffs and defendants in and outside of Texas. Jaime also co-chairs the Firm’s Project Make a Difference Committee. This is Jaime’s third year being selected to Texas Rising Stars.

Demetri Economou is a Director co-chair of the Firm’s Energy, Oil and Gas industry team. He focuses his practice on labor and employment and complex litigation matters in the energy industry. He tries cases in state and federal courts and before administrative bodies. Demetri also co-chairs the Firm’s Project Make a Difference Committee. He has been named to the Texas Rising Stars list every year since 2017.

John Kane , a Director, has been recognized on the Texas Rising Stars list for eight consecutive years. He practices in the Firm’s Chamber’s-rated Bankruptcy Section and has considerable experience representing clients in all facets of bankruptcy, including significant creditors committees representation in multiple states. John also serves on the Firm’s Board of Directors.

Scott Riddle is a Director in the Litigation Group and co-chair of the Railroad and Transportation Practice Group.  He has been named to the Texas Rising Stars list since 2017. He represents clients in business and contractual disputes, product liability, and other complex business litigation.  He has tried multiple cases to verdict and has been selected to the Best Lawyers Under 40 list by D Magazine for four consecutive years.