– The Texas State Bar Litigation Section has awarded Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner George W. Bramblett, Jr.
with the Luther (Luke) H. Soules III Award, which recognizes Texas legal practitioners who demonstrate outstanding professionalism and community impact.
“George is a prime example of the best in lawyering, client service and community service,” said Terry Conner
, managing partner. “We can all learn from George as we continue to provide the highest possible client service, and improve our profession and communities.” >>
– The Anti-Defamation League has selected Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Lynne Liberato
as the recipient of the 2013 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence
award honoring an outstanding member of the legal community who exhibits an exceptional commitment to equality, justice, fairness and community service.
“One of the most respected lawyers in Texas, Lynne is passionate in her commitment to the Houston community,” said Mark Trachtenberg
, Houston administrative partner. “Her dedication to both the practice of law and to making Houston a better place makes her a most deserving winner of this award and we are so proud of her.” >>
— Texas teacher salaries are not competitive and teaching quality has declined, which threatens student achievement, a Harvard-trained economist testified Tuesday in the trial phase of an ongoing school-funding lawsuit. >>
– The Methodist Health System Foundation has awarded Mike Boone
, co-founder of Haynes and Boone, LLP, the 2012 Robert S. Folsom Leadership Award
Established in 2005, the award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated commitment and excellence in community leadership, emulating the achievements of former Dallas Mayor Robert S. Folsom. >>
Attorneys representing around 600 school districts argued Monday that Texas' school financing system is so "hopelessly broken" that it violates the state Constitution while keeping students from being prepared for the well-paying jobs of tomorrow.
The state countered that, even though the system is flawed, it's nowhere near a crisis point. >>
- Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Tim Powers
accepted the Dallas Regional Chamber’s Global Catalyst award on behalf of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth. The organization was honored at the Dallas Chamber’s Momentum Award
luncheon in October. >>