Three Firm Attorneys Recognized Among The Best Lawyers in America

By Weisbart Springer Hayes

The firm is pleased to announce that name partners Geoffrey D. Weisbart, Julie Springer and Sherrard “Butch” Hayes have been named to the 2020 list of The Best Lawyers in America, the preeminent listing of the nation’s top attorneys.

In addition, Mr. Weisbart is being recognized as Attorney of the Year in the Austin region for Labor & Employment Litigation.

Mr. Hayes’ practice involves matters from coast to coast with an emphasis on Employment and Labor Law, for which he is recognized with this award, as well as technology and business litigation. He has successfully tried matters in state and federal courts across the country and has secured a range of wins for clients, including financial results in the 8 figure range.  His practice is diverse and ranges from sensitive employment, to Title IX, corporate ethics, complex technology disputes, real estate, and fiduciary duty disputes.  Mr. Hayes enjoys decades-long relationships with both Fortune 500 companies and individual entrepreneurs.

Ms. Springer is honored in the area of Labor & Employment Litigation. She maintains a national trial practice, representing clients in all types of employment and business-related disputes in federal and state courts and regulatory agencies throughout Texas and the United States. In addition, Ms. Springer maintains an active Title IX practice, representing institutions and individuals in the higher education arena.  She is one of the few attorneys in the state who is Board Certified in both Labor & Employment Law and Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Weisbart is one of the state’s most respected courtroom advocates and has successfully represented an impressive roster of clients in matters involving substantial financial and business risks. Honored for his experience in Commercial Litigation, Labor & Employment Litigation and Real Estate Litigation, he has represented corporations and individuals in numerous jury and non-jury trials.

The annual Best Lawyers guide is based on a rigorous peer-review survey that includes confidential evaluations submitted by clients and other attorneys from across the nation. The full listing is available at

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