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Three Adams and Reese attorneys have been selected by their peers among the 2023 Texas "Rising Stars" by Super Lawyers Magazine, a Thomson Reuters business that rates outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. 

  • Matt Copeland, Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Joshua Lesser, Banking
  • Cassandra Walsh, Estate and Probate

Matt Copeland is a Litigation Partner in the Adams and Reese Houston office. He focuses his practice on representing large public companies, private businesses and individuals in construction disputes, commercial litigation, and personal injury matters.

Joshua Lesser is an Associate in the Adams and Reese Houston office, representing financial institutions, corporate clients, and individual clients across a broad range of litigation and transactional matters.

Cassandra Walsh is a Partner in the Adams and Reese Houston office, practicing in middle market mergers and acquisitions, corporate matters, transactions, real estate, and additional business operation matters, including contracts, entity formation, corporate governance, and corporate succession planning.

Attorneys designated as “Rising Stars are up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years of age or younger and have practiced law for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team to receive this honor.