News
April 22, 2021

Eight Dallas-based attorneys from Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli have been named to D Magazine’s 2021 Best Lawyers in Dallas List. The Best Lawyers list, open to all attorneys with a valid Texas Bar number, is published annually and honors attorneys who offer unparalleled counsel in their primary area of practice.

Polsinelli’s honorees and the practice area categories in which they earned recognition include:

  • James H. Billingsley – Bankruptcy & Workout
  • Liz Boydston – Bankruptcy & Workout
  • Jonathan K. Henderson – Healthcare (Transactional)
  • Rick Jordan – Corporate Law: Private Equity
  • Joyce Mazero – Franchise Law
  • David E. Olesky – Tort (Defense): Personal Injury, Product and Medical Liability
  • Michael D. Pegues – Intellectual Property: General
  • Henry Talavera – Tax: ERISA/Employee Benefits

To identify the honorees, D Magazine asked Texas attorneys to nominate two lawyers outside their respective firms and one within their firm from all respective categories based upon their firsthand experience with the nominees. After being nominated by their peers, honorees were evaluated by a panel composed of eminent lawyers and D Magazine’s editors before final selection to the list.


To identify the honorees, D Magazine asked Texas attorneys to nominate two lawyers outside their respective firms and one within their firm from all respective categories based upon their firsthand experience with the nominees. After being nominated by their peers, honorees were evaluated by a panel composed of eminent lawyers and D Magazine’s editors before final selection to the list.

Polsinelli’s Texas offices, with approximately 80 attorneys in Dallas and Houston, have grown by more than tenfold over the past decade. This robust local presence provides a gateway to a national, full-service law firm that delivers sophisticated legal counsel and client service, infused with deeply held values. Polsinelli is strongly committed to supporting businesses ranging from entrepreneurial, innovative start-up companies to middle-market leaders across a wide range of industry sectors, and the firm is significantly involved in many of the region’s key civic and community service groups.


About Polsinelli
Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with 900 attorneys in 21 offices nationwide. Recognized by legal research firm BTI Consulting as one of the top firms for excellent client service and client relationships, the firm’s attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, middle-market corporate, labor and employment and business litigation. Polsinelli PC, Polsinelli LLP in California.