Honors & Accolades
The 2019 edition of Chambers USA features Doug Alexander, Kirsten M. Castañeda, Kevin Dubose, Robert Dubose, Marcy Hogan Greer, and Wallace B. Jefferson in appellate litigation in Texas. ADJ is one of only four firms in Texas recognized in the Chambers USA Spotlight Table for appellate litigation.
The 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America lists 12 lawyers from ADJ in appellate practice: Alex Wilson Albright, Doug Alexander, Kirsten Castañeda, Kevin Dubose, Robert Dubose, Rachel Ekery, Charlie Frazier, Marcy Hogan Greer, Wallace B. Jefferson, Woodie Jones, LaDawn H. Nandrasy, and Amy Warr. In addition, Best Lawyers has listed Amy Warr as Austin Appellate Practice “Lawyer of the Year.” In addition, Kirsten M. Castañeda is listed in Commercial Litigation, and Marcy Hogan Greer is listed in Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation.
The 2018 edition of Texas Super Lawyers lists 10 lawyers from ADJ in Appellate Law: Doug Alexander, Kirsten M. Castañeda, Kevin Dubose, Robert Dubose, Rachel Ekery, Charlie Frazier, Marcy Hogan Greer, Wallace B. Jefferson, LaDawn H. Nandrasy, and Amy Warr. Also, six ADJ lawyers made specific “Top” lists: Doug Alexander (Top 10 Texas - #2; Top 50 Central/West Texas), Kevin Dubose (Top 100 Houston), Robert Dubose (Top 100 Houston), Marcy Hogan Greer (Top 50 Central/West Texas), Wallace B. Jefferson (Top 50 Central/West Texas), and Amy Warr (Top 50 Women; Top 50 Central/West Texas).
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers ranked ADJ as a National Tier 1 firm in Appellate Practice in their 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Additionally, the Austin, Houston, and Dallas offices each received Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings in Appellate Practice, with Austin also recognized in in Tier 1 for Commercial Litigation.
Amy Warr was honored with the 2019 Frank J. Scurlock Award from the State Bar of Texas. This award, named for the first chair of the Legal Services to the Poor in Civil Matters Committee, honors an attorney who has provided outstanding pro bono work.
The Travis County Women Lawyers Association honored two ADJ attorneys in 2015. Marcy Greer received the Appellate Litigation Award, and Amy Warr received the Pro Bono Award.
Elected & Appointed Positions
Kevin Dubose serves on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and the Texas Center for Legal Ethics.
Charlie Frazier was recently appointed Chair of the Appellate Law Section of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel.
Alex Wilson Albright was recently reappointed to the Texas State Bar Pattern Jury Charge Oversight Committee and the Texas Supreme Court Rules Advisory Committee. She was appointed co-chair of the Supreme Court’s Judicial Bypass Rules Ad Hoc Committee, and, after the final rules were published, was invited to speak to the District & County Clerks and the District Judges about the new rules. Also, new editions of her Texas Civil Procedure casebook, TEXAS COURTS: A SURVEY, (Imprimatur Press) and her HANDBOOK ON TEXAS DISCOVERY PRACTICE (West Texas Practice Series)(co-authored with Charles F. Herring Jr.) were published this year.
LaDawn H. Nandrasy is currently serving as chair of the State Bar Pattern Jury Charge Committee, Business, Consumer and Employment Volume.