Austin Champion Recognized as a "Texas Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine

The firm is pleased to announce Austin Champion has been selected to the 2016 Texas Rising Stars list. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the State of Texas are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. This is the fourth time Austin has been selected as a Texas Rising Star.

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Austin Champion is a partner at Harper Bates & Champion LLP, where he focuses on complex business and intellectual property litigation. Austin works closely with businesses and individuals to successfully resolve claims for patent infringement, trademark infringement, trade secret misappropriation, copyright infringement, fraud, and other business and intellectual property matters.

Austin received a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and a J.D., cum laude, from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. Austin was recognized as a "Texas Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2012, 2014 and 2015.