Austin Attorney Sara Janes from Weisbart Springer Hayes Named to Texas Rising Stars List

By Weisbart Springer Hayes

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas appellate attorney Sara Janes of the Austin-based boutique litigation firm Weisbart Springer Hayes has earned recognition as one of the state’s top young lawyers by earning selection to the 2013 Texas Rising Stars list.

This is the third consecutive year Ms. Janes has been named to the exclusive annual listing based on her representation of clients in appellate law matters. Her work includes trial and appellate litigation involving class actions, labor and employment, health care, pharmaceuticals, trademarks, insurance and complex contract disputes. She also has provided pro bono representation at the trial and appellate levels for immigrants seeking asylum in the United States.

“Sara has built a record of success for both plaintiffs and defendants in several complex appellate matters, and this honor is well-deserved,” says Sherrard (Butch) Hayes, a name partner at Weisbart Springer Hayes. “We’re very pleased that her colleagues continue to recognize the personal and professional qualities that make Sara such an outstanding attorney.”

Texas Rising Stars honorees are selected by Thomson Reuters’ legal division, recognizing the state’s best lawyers under the age of 40 and those who have been practicing law for no more than 10 years. The honored attorneys are selected based on nominations from other lawyers across Texas and an extensive review by the publication’s editors. The complete 2013 Texas Rising Stars listing appears in the April issues of Texas Monthly and Texas Rising Stars magazines.

Ms. Janes earned her law degree, with honors, in 2006 from The University of Texas School of Law, where she served as Notes Editor for the Texas Law Review. She earned her undergraduate degree from The University of Texas in 1999.

Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP focuses on high-stakes business, technology, employment, and aviation litigation matters in Texas and across the nation. Based on a philosophy of personal service and a practice of efficient management, the firm represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of complex legal disputes. More information is available on the firm’s website at

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