Ward, Smith & Hill Attorneys Among 2020 Texas Rising Stars

LONGVIEW, Texas – Two partners of the East Texas trial law firm Ward, Smith & Hill have earned placement in the 2020 Texas Rising Stars listing that showcases top young attorneys in the state.

Named to the Rising Stars list since 2017, Andrea Fair is honored for her work in intellectual property litigation. She is also recognized among the Rising Stars’ Up-and-Coming Top 100 attorneys and the Up-and-Coming Top 50 women lawyers.

Ms. Fair is an integral part of the firm’s trial team, participating in all facets of litigation, including direct- and cross-examination of fact and expert witnesses and closing arguments, as well as arguing at pretrial hearings.

Brett F. Miller is recognized for his work representing plaintiffs in civil litigation, including family law, business litigation and employment disputes. He routinely represents employers and employees in disputes over covenants not-to-compete and trade secrets. The 2020 selection marks the third time he has been honored by Texas Rising Stars.

Every year, Texas Rising Stars honors the state’s top attorneys who are age 40 or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Lawyers are nominated by their peers and then assessed in a rigorous editorial review process. Only 2.5 percent of eligible attorneys are chosen.

Texas Monthly and the Texas Rising Stars issue of Super Lawyers magazine will feature the 2020 honorees in the April editions. To view the complete list of honorees, visit www.superlawyers.com.

Longview, Texas-based Ward, Smith & Hill, PLLC, has tried more than 350 cases to verdict, earning a national reputation in high-stakes claims involving complex commercial litigation, intellectual property law, oil and gas matters, bad faith insurance claims, and serious personal injury claims. The firm frequently assists lawyers nationwide in complex cases before Texas juries. To learn more about the firm, visit https://wsfirm.com.

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