Seven from Dallas, Houston Offices of Godwin Lewis PC Named Among Top Young Lawyers in Texas

Seven attorneys from the Texas trial and appellate law firm of Godwin Lewis PC have been named to the 2013 Texas Rising Stars listing.

Online PR News – 12-March-2013 – Dallas – DALLAS – The Texas trial and appellate law firm Godwin Lewis PC is pleased to announce that seven firm attorneys have been named to the 2013 Texas Rising Stars listing, which recognizes the top young lawyers in the state.

The 2013 list marks the fifth selection for Godwin Lewis appellate attorney Misty Hataway Coné, who serves as the firm’s Houston Administrative Shareholder, and the second selections for both W. Ira Bowman and Sean W. Fleming, business litigation shareholders in the firm’s Dallas office.

Dallas senior attorney Lon M. Loveless earned his fifth selection in the area of family law, and senior attorney Israel R. Silvas earned his second selection based on his work in civil litigation defense. Family law senior attorney Laci Myers of Dallas and business litigation associate Pia T. Das of Houston each earned their first selections to the Texas Rising Stars list.

“We are very proud to see these deserving attorneys selected for this annual honor,” says firm Chairman and CEO Donald E. Godwin. “We have some of the best trial lawyers in the State of Texas at Godwin Lewis, and we are pleased to see their peers recognizing them for their top-flight legal abilities.”

Texas Rising Stars is published by Thomson Reuters’ legal division based on nominations from other lawyers and an extensive editorial review. Only 2.5 percent of eligible Texas attorneys are chosen for this honor each year. To be eligible, an attorney must be younger than 40 years old or have been in practice for 10 years or less.

The complete listing of Texas Rising Stars is online at The list also is included in the April 2013 issues of Texas Monthly and Texas Rising Stars magazines.

Founded in 1980, Godwin Lewis PC is a mid-sized trial and appellate firm with a national practice. With offices in Dallas, Houston and Plano, Texas, Godwin Lewis represents Fortune 500 and middle-market industry leaders in Mission Critical Litigation® throughout the United States. To learn more, visit the Firm’s website at For more information, please contact Ed Sothcott at 214-939-8626 or