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  • Chris Hamilton Selected to "Nation's Top One Percent" by National Association of Distinguished Counsel for Second Year

    Chris Hamilton, of Standly | Hamilton, LLP, has been selected to the 2016 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel for the second year in a row. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate.

    Members are thoroughly vetted by a research team, selected by a blue ribbon panel of attorneys with podium status from independently neutral organizations, and approved by a judicial review board as exhibiting virtue in the practice of law. Due to the incredible selectivity of the appointment process, only the top one percent of attorneys in the United States are awarded membership in NADC. This elite class of advocates consists of the finest leaders of the legal profession from across the nation.

    Standly | Hamilton, LLP, is home to trial lawyers who handle high-stakes contingency fee litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants, and transactional attorneys who represent real estate and corporate clients in a wide spectrum of business transactions. For more information, visit http://www.standlyhamilton.com/


    June 30, 2016


  • Three Standly Hamilton Attorneys Selected to 2016 Rising Stars List

    Standly | Hamilton, LLP, is pleased to announce that three attorneys from the firm’s litigation section have been named 2016 Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers. Attorneys Anne Langdon Hamilton, Jodie Slater Hastings, and Meagan Martin were all selected as Texas Rising Stars. Jodie Slater Hastings was selected for the ninth year in a row for her work in Business Litigation, Meagan Martin was selected for the fourth year in a row for her work in Business Litigation, and Anne Langdon Hamilton was selected for the third year in a row for her work in Plaintiff’s Civil Litigation. The Rising Star designation is awarded to the top up-and-coming Texas lawyers who are under 40 years old or who have been in practice for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5% of lawyers in Texas are selected each year.

    The 2016 list of Texas Rising Stars is available in the May issues of Texas Monthly and Texas Super Lawyers Magazine.


    April 19, 2016


  • Chris Hamilton of Standly Hamilton Named Texas Super Lawyer

    Trial lawyer Chris Hamilton of Dallas’ Standly Hamilton, LLP, has been named a Texas Super Lawyer for 2015 based on his work in business litigation for individuals and companies of all sizes. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. This is the second year in a row that Mr. Hamilton was been included on the Super Lawyer list.

    Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, 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 annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

    In addition to representing individuals and businesses in high-profile commercial cases against some of the world’s largest corporations, Mr. Hamilton also represents individuals in qui tam litigation, catastrophic personal injury claims and select matters involving important social issues. Further demonstrating his considerable legal abilities, he also defends business clients in high-stakes cases.

    Mr. Hamilton recently received a $27 million dollar compensatory damages jury verdict in a wrongful death case alleging premises liability for inadequate security against The McDonald’s Corporation. He is a repeat honoree in the annual Texas Rising Stars list in Texas Monthly magazine, honoring the state’s top young lawyers. He also is a member of the Leader’s Forum for the American Association for Justice, and serves as an adjunct professor of Trial Advocacy at the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.

    Standly | Hamilton, LLP, is home to trial lawyers who handle high-stakes contingency fee litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants, and transactional attorneys who represent real estate and corporate clients in a wide spectrum of business transactions. For more information, visit http://www.standlyhamilton.com.


    September 16, 2015


  • David Tomek Awarded 2015 Weatherbie Workhorse Award

    Standly | Hamilton, LLP, is pleased to announce that David Tomek has been awarded the 2015 Weatherbie Workhorse Award by Texas Bar CLE. The Weatherbie Workhorse Award is given annually to one attorney who – for years, even decades – has been a stalwart of real estate continuing legal education courses and on whom the Texas real estate bar has come to depend for regular and quality contributions as an author and speaker.

    The Weatherbie Workhorse Award was created in 2002 and named after Dallas attorney David Weatherbie, who for years masterfully presented the annual real estate case law update with style and humor, often repeating his presentations at local bar associations around the State, as well as at the State Bar’s annual advanced programs.

    David Tomek practices in Standly | Hamilton, LLP’s real estate division. He has been named a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly from 2008-2009 and 2011-2014. He has been Texas Board Certified in Commercial Real Estate Law since 1989.


    July 29, 2015


  • Chris Hamilton Selected to "Nation's Top One Percent" by National Association of Distinguished Counsel

    Chris Hamilton, of Standly Hamilton, LLP, has been selected to the 2015 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate.

    Members are thoroughly vetted by a research team, selected by a blue ribbon panel of attorneys with podium status from independently neutral organizations, and approved by a judicial review board as exhibiting virtue in the practice of law. Due to the incredible selectivity of the appointment process, only the top one percent of attorneys in the United States are awarded membership in NADC. This elite class of advocates consists of the finest leaders of the legal profession from across the nation.

    Standly | Hamilton, LLP, is home to trial lawyers who handle high-stakes contingency fee litigation for both plaintiffs and defendants, and transactional attorneys who represent real estate and corporate clients in a wide spectrum of business transactions. For more information, visit http://www.standlyhamilton.com.


    May 04, 2015


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