Meredith Bates has been selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars® 2012 by Thomson Reuters, in the real estate practice area. The list will be published in the April 2012 issue of Texas Monthly. The Texas Rising Stars® represents the top 2.5 percent of Texas attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or those attorneys who have been practicing for 10 years or less. This is the fifth year Ms. Bates has been selected for this honor. Ms. Bates is an associate in the Firm’s Bay Area Houston office.