Trial lawyer Chris Hamilton of Dallas’ Hamilton Wingo, LLP, has been named a Texas Super Lawyer for 2014 based on his work in business litigation for individuals and companies of all sizes. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
In addition to representing individuals and businesses in high-profile commercial cases against some of the world’s largest corporations, Mr. Hamilton also represents individuals in qui tam litigation, catastrophic personal injury claims and select matters involving important social issues. Further demonstrating his considerable legal abilities, he also defends business clients in high-stakes cases.
Mr. Hamilton recently received a $27 million dollar compensatory damages jury verdict in a wrongful death case alleging premises liability for inadequate security against The McDonald’s Corporation. He is a repeat honoree in the annual Texas Rising Stars list in Texas Monthly magazine, honoring the state’s top young lawyers. He also is a member of the Leader’s Forum for the American Association for Justice, and serves as an adjunct professor of Trial Advocacy at the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.
Hamilton Wingo, LLP, is home to trial lawyers who handle high-stakes contingency fee litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants, and transactional attorneys who represent real estate and corporate clients in a wide spectrum of business transactions. For more information, visit http://www.standlyhamilton.com.