DALLAS (March 11, 2013) – Touchstone Bernays attorneys Christian P. Shippee and Margaret “Meg” A. Johnson have been named 2013 Texas Rising Stars®. Law & Politics magazine produces the Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars® lists. Rising Stars® recognizes the top up-and-coming lawyers who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Rising Stars® is published in 18 states. Mr. Shippee focuses on professional liability defense, employment litigation, commercial litigation, premises liability, and personal injury defense. He earned his law degree from University of Texas School of Law with honors. Ms. Johnson’s practice focuses on products liability, personal injury, premises liability, and equine-related legal issues such as the purchase and sale of elite competition horses, application of Texas Equine Activities Liability Act, quarantine issues, contract negotiations and protection of trademarks. She earned her law degree from Texas Wesleyan School of Law.
Recognized as one of the leading trial firms in Texas for more than 60 years, Touchstone Bernays has a civil trial practice handling cases throughout Texas. Cases handled include defense of professional negligence, products liability, premises liability, construction defect, toxic tort and intellectual property. The firm also is well-known for its insurance coverage and appellate practices.