Doug Brothers, Jim George, Russell Horton and Julie Ford all earned selection to the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the nation’s oldest and one of its most respected peer-review guides to the legal industry. In addition, Mr. Horton was named Austin Lawyer of the Year for his work in securities litigation. Mr. Brothers was selected for bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation and legal malpractice law on behalf of plaintiffs. Mr. George was chosen for bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, First Amendment law and media law. Ms. Ford was chosen for her work in First Amendment law and First Amendment litigation. All are making repeat appearances in Best Lawyers. Mr. George has been selected every year since 1987. Nominations are made by lawyers in the same practice and geographic areas with additional lawyer input and a review by the publication’s team.