Seven Macdonald Devin Attorneys Selected to the 2017 Texas Super Lawyers List

Once again, Macdonald Devin attorneys were well represented on the annual Texas Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. On the 2017 edition of the list, seven of the firm’s lawyers were recognized for their professional excellence and achievements:


Clayton E. Devin – Business Litigation.  Macdonald Devin shareholder Clayton Devin is being honored with inclusion on the Texas Super Lawyers list for the 13th straight year. Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Clayton has consistently been recognized for his skill and professionalism in litigation matters, including being honored this year by Super Lawyers on its exclusive list of Dallas-Ft. Worth’s Top 100 Lawyers.

Sean W. Fleming – Business Litigation.  Repeatedly recognized by his peers for his business litigation success and acumen, including previous appearances on both the Texas Super Lawyers and Texas Rising Stars lists, firm shareholder Sean Fleming has extensive experience representing corporate and individual clients in a wide range of large and complex litigation matters.

Amy S. Harris – Appellate and Insurance Law.  Amy Harris has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts across Texas and nationally, with a primary focus in appellate law, insurance coverage, and personal injury litigation.  This is her 13th straight appearance on the Texas Super Lawyers list. She has also been previously honored as one of the state’s Top 50 Women Lawyers by Super Lawyers.

John S. Kenefick – Construction Litigation.  Over the last 25 years, firm shareholder John Kenefick has successfully represented builders, contractors, product manufacturers, distributors, and other business entities in commercial disputes and personal injury cases. He is being honored by Texas Super Lawyers for the 11th time.

David M. Macdonald – Civil Litigation: Defense.  With a wealth of experience and a well-earned reputation for strategic and successful advocacy, Macdonald Devin shareholder David Macdonald provides robust litigation defense to clients in a wide range of industries. His success and professionalism has earned him a long list of accolades and recognitions in addition to this 12th appearance on the Texas Super Lawyers list.

Patrick F. Madden – Civil Litigation: Defense.  Firm shareholder Patrick Madden’s sound counsel and well-honed advocacy skills have earned him the trust of clients from a wide range of industries. His AV-Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell® and his consistent inclusion on the Texas Super Lawyers list and similar rolls of outstanding lawyers are a testament to his record of exceptional representation.

Bryan G. Rutherford – Appellate Practice.  Representing clients in state and federal courts across Texas, firm shareholder Bryan Rutherford’s practice is focused on matters arising from commercial disputes, first-party insurance litigation, construction litigation, oil and gas litigation, and nursing home litigation. This is his 4th straight appearance on the Texas Super Lawyers list.

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.