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Seven Firm Attorneys Recognized on Lawdragon’s “Next Generation” List

Burns Charest is proud to report that seven young attorneys at the firm are recognized for their growing experience and accomplishments on the inaugural Lawdragon 500 X – The Next Generation list. According to the publication, the 500 attorneys from across the nation “represent the tried and true paths worn by those who came before them – clerking for prestigious judges, anchoring law reviews. Then have blown down the walls of private practice, amassing courtroom victories, leading deals and protecting IP and civil rights.”

The Burns Charest attorneys honored in their respective practice areas are:

  • Spencer Cox                Commercial Litigation, inc. Antitrust, Class Actions
  • Ryan Gaddis                Commercial Litigation, esp. Oil & Gas
  • Mike Haas                    Litigation
  • Chase Hilton                Litigation
  • Patrick Murphree         Litigation, inc. Class Action, Mass Torts
  • Kyle Oxford                  Litigation
  • Rick Yelton                   Litigation, esp. Plaintiff


The Lawdragon editors received a record number of submissions for this guide, and expended hundreds of hours of independent research to determine the finalists, which were then vetted by a distinguished panel of leaders in the legal profession.

The complete list of honorees is published here.