Four Firm Attorneys Named to List of Texas Super Lawyers

By Weisbart Springer Hayes

The founding partners of the Austin law firm Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP are being recognized again as three of the state’s top attorneys in the recently published 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list.

Geoffrey D. Weisbart, Julie A. Springer and Sherrard “Butch” Hayes have each earned multiple, consecutive selections to the list since its creation in 2003.

In addition, firm partner Sara Janes has been named to the list for the first time, after five consecutive years on the list of Texas “Rising Stars.”

The firm now holds the added distinction of every partner being named to the list of Texas Super Lawyers.

Mr. Weisbart represents both defendants and plaintiffs in a wide range of business-related disputes, providing clients with extensive experience in class action, aviation, employment, and business litigation matters during the past 30 years.

Ms. Springer has extensive experience representing clients in all types of civil matters and employment disputes in state and federal courtrooms in Texas and throughout the U.S. She is one of the few attorneys in Texas to be Board Certified in both Labor and Employment Law and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Hayes handles complex commercial litigation in legal jurisdictions across the nation, successfully trying a range of cases in Texas state and federal courts involving high-stakes business, technology and employment matters.

Ms. Janes has successfully handled appeals in both state and federal courts, and offers trial, arbitration and appellate experience in a variety of substantive and procedural subject areas, including labor and employment, complex contract disputes and trade secrets litigation.

The Texas Super Lawyers list is published in the October 2016 issues of Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers magazines, and is available online at

Thomson Reuters researchers compile the list based on nominations solicited from more than 70,000 practicing lawyers in Texas. A blue-ribbon panel of attorneys assists with final selections, and less than 5 percent of all Texas lawyers earn the honor each year.

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