– Haynes and Boone, LLP Associate Sakina Rasheed
has started her term as the president-elect of the Dallas Asian American Bar Association (DAABA), a professional association of about 300 lawyers and one of three minority bar associations affiliated with the Dallas Bar Association (DBA). >>
– The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) has awarded Haynes and Boone, LLP Associate Charles Gearing
the 2013 Pro Bono Service Award, which recognizes the public service or legal aid performed by a young lawyer who provides outstanding contributions and access to justice to those in need of legal services. >>
– Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Jan Sharry
has been selected as the 2013 Advisor Dealmaker of the Year by the Dallas Business Journal’s M&A awards, which recognizes the region’s top M&A deals, dealmakers and the best transactions in North Texas.
Sharry also served as lead counsel in connection with the sale of a controlling interest in Service King Collision Repair to a private equity fund managed by The Carlyle Group, which was selected as the 2013 Large Deal of the Year. >>
– The Texas Center for Legal Ethics (TCLE) has chosen Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Nina Cortell
to receive one of two 2013 Jack Pope Professionalism Awards, which annually recognize one lawyer and one judge who personify the highest standards of professionalism and integrity in the field of law. The judicial recipient of this year’s Jack Pope Award is Judge Patrick E. Higginbotham of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
TCLE Executive Director Jonathan Smaby says that "Judge Higginbotham and Ms. Cortell are exemplars of professionalism and integrity who – like Chief Justice Pope – have made immense contributions to the legal profession. The Pope Awards highlight the good works that lawyers do, and this year's recipients are particularly deserving." >>