Harper Bates & Champion LLP is pleased to announce the firm’s three name partners including Scott Harper, Shannon Bates and Austin Champion and have been recognized by 2017 Texas Super Lawyers.
Bates has been recognized as Super Lawyers for six consecutive years. Champion was selected as a Rising Star for the fifth time. Additionally, this award year marks Harper’s second recognition as a Super Lawyer.
Super Lawyers is a rating service based on peer nominations that are supported by interviews, independent research, data verification and good-standing review. Only 5 percent of lawyers in the state are selected as Super Lawyers, and 2.5 percent of lawyers are recognized as Rising Stars each year. Those selected are included in lists published both nationally in Super Lawyers Magazine and regionally in publications to serve as a resource for attorneys and consumers seeking outstanding legal counsel.
In addition to Super Lawyers, the firm has received a variety of legal industry recognitions. For instance, Bates has previously been recognized by D Magazine as a “Best Lawyer” in Dallas for Intellectual Property. Additionally Harper has been honored with the top ranking of AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.