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Ten BoyarMiller Attorneys Recognized By Best Lawyers in America© in 2022 Edition

August 18, 2021

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HOUSTON (Aug. 19, 2021) – Best Lawyers in America© has released its annual recognition of the nation’s top lawyers. We celebrate ten BoyarMiller attorneys who have been named to this list for the 2022 publication. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Congratulations to Chairman Chris Hanslik, Founding Shareholders Bill Boyar and Gary Miller, Blake Royal, Steve Kesten, Jill Young, Christopher Burt, and John Ransom.

Best Lawyers also publishes its Ones to Watch listing including five BoyarMiller attorneys: Shareholders Whitney Brieck and Lyndsay Fincher; and Associate Taylor GaverOnes to Watch is a recognition awarded to lawyers who have demonstrated outstanding professional excellence and are ascending to the top of their field.

BoyarMiller attorneys and their recognized categories include:


  • Bill Boyar (Real Estate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law)
  • Christopher Burt (Litigation – Trusts and Estates)
  • Chris Hanslik (Commercial Litigation)
  • Steve Kesten (Corporate Law)
  • Gary Miller (Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Venture Capital Law)
  • John Ransom (Tax Law)
  • Blake Royal (Real Estate Law)


  • Whitney Brieck (Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation)
  • Lyndsay Fincher (Corporate Law, Real Estate Law)
  • Taylor Gaver (Corporate Law)

“Once again, I am very proud of this honor bestowed on the firm and our attorneys,” said Firm Chairman Chris Hanslik. “It is wonderful to see the list of named attorneys continue to grow and that our lawyers continue to receive this recognition.”

The 2022 issue of Best Lawyers in America© marks the 28th edition of the publication and the second issue of Ones to Watch.

About Best Lawyers in America©
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the lawyers best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional, and national publications across the globe. 

About BoyarMiller
BoyarMiller is a mid-size Houston-based law firm that advances client business goals by bringing new possibilities into focus with confidence and clarity to achieve extraordinary outcomes. Since 1990, we have been providing practical and smart business solutions. Our firm is comprised of two practice groups—business law and litigation—and we serve multinational companies, middle-market businesses and entrepreneurs in need of collaborative and strategic representation. See for more information.

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