Four Firm Partners Again Honored on Texas Super Lawyers List

By Weisbart Springer Hayes

The founding partners of Weisbart Springer Hayes LLP are being recognized again among the state’s top attorneys in the recently published 2018 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 third consecutive year, after having been named to the Texas Super Lawyers’ Rising Star list for six consecutive years.

Mr. Weisbart is recognized on the list as one of the Top 50 lawyers in central and western Texas. This is the first year Mr. Weisbart has earned this distinction. He has represented 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 state and federal courts involving high-stakes business, technology and employment matters.  He has, for 26 years, practiced in a broad range of courts and arbitration tribunals.  Mr. Hayes has twice in the past been named to the Top 50 lawyers in central and western Texas.

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.

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.

The Texas Super Lawyers list is published in the October 2018 issues of Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers magazines, and is available online at

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