In the latest edition of Rising Stars published by Super Lawyers® MehaffyWeber shareholders, Corey Seel and Konor Cormier have been selected as Top 100 Up-and-Coming Rising Stars. Rising Stars recognizes the state's top up-and-coming attorneys aged 40 or younger or those who have been practicing law for 10 years or less. The survey from which Rising Stars are selected is based on nominations, personal observation and attorney-led research. Only 2.5 percent of eligible Texas attorneys are chosen as Rising Stars.
Corey Seel, a Rising Star since 2006, is a voting shareholder in MehaffyWeber's Houston office. His practice focuses on a wide range of litigation and transactional matters that include commercial litigation, oil and gas disputes, intellectual property, premises liability, bankruptcy litigation, professional liability and personal injury litigation. His practice also includes consulting with his oil and gas clients regarding their oil and gas transactions to protect against future litigation, including the negotiation and drafting of purchase and sale agreements, master service agreements, and joint operating agreements.
Konor Cormier has been named a Rising Star since 2007 and has now hit his ten year mark for being on this prestigious list. His primary practice areas include civil litigation with an emphasis on product and premises liability. He also handles a variety of commercial matters including breaches of contract, tortious interference with contracts, and Uniform Commercial Code litigation. Konor Cormier joined MehaffyWeber in 2003 in the firm's Houston and Beaumont offices and became shareholder in 2010.
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.