AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney Sara Janes of the Austin-based boutique litigation firm Weisbart Springer Hayes has been named to the 2014 Texas Rising Stars list of the state’s top young lawyers.
This is the fourth 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, employment, trade secrets, complex family law, 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.
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 2014 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.