Press Release

Hughes Watters Askanase Named Top Mid-Sized Firm in Texas
for Business and Transactions in Super Lawyers 2012 Business Edition

HOUSTON, Texas (Sept. 26, 2012)Hughes Watters Askanase L.L.P. (HWA) has been listed as the Top Mid-sized Law Firm in Texas for business and transactions for 2011 in Super Lawyers 2012 Business Edition.

Super Lawyers 2012 Business Edition was released earlier this month and is distributed to 40,000 business leaders, decision makers and in-house counsel from Fortune 1000 companies in the United States.

According to Jessica Vanderzanden, senior associate publisher of Super Lawyers magazine, HWA was chosen as the Top Mid-sized Law Firm in Texas for business and transactions in 2011 based on the number of attorneys included in the 2011 list of Super Lawyers and other measurement criteria related to the quality of those attorneys. For more information on HWA attorneys named to the lists of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, please see and

“We at Hughes Watters Askanase were thrilled to learn that our firm has been recognized by the Super Lawyers organization as the top Mid-Sized Law Firm in Texas for business and transactions for 2011,” commented Gary Gunn, co-managing partner of Hughes Watters Askanase. “This distinction validates our ongoing commitment to delivery of superior legal counsel, depth and experience to our clients.”

The 2012 issue of Super Lawyers Business Edition features exceptional attorneys with business-centered practices. The 2012 edition includes lawyers from more than 8,500 firms across the nation whose careers focus on business and transactional work, construction, real estate and environmental, employment, intellectual property, and business litigation who were named to the list of Super Lawyers in 2011. Top law firms from each practice area in all 50 states are also featured.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Super Lawyers magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in their respective state or region and to American Bar Association-accredited law school libraries. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country in all 50 states and in Washington, D.C., reaching more than 13 million readers.

About Hughes Watters Askanase

For more than 34 years, Hughes Watters Askanase, L.L.P. has helped business organizations, financial institutions and individuals succeed with their business endeavors. The firm’s attorneys play a strategic role and support clients through every stage of existence and operation. The firm’s practice focuses on representation of commercial and consumer lenders, including banks and credit unions; business bankruptcy; business planning and strategy; default servicing; real estate and finance; commercial and consumer financial services litigation; and estate planning and probate. For more information on Hughes Watters Askanase, L.L.P., please visit


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