This week, 10 Munck Wilson Mandala attorneys were recognized as Texas Rising Stars for 2024, by Thomson Reuters.  The attorneys honored were MWM partners Chase Cobern, Aaron Dilbeck, Keith Harden, William Howison, Sarah Lopano, and Jordan Strauss; principal attorney David Arvesen; senior associates Julie Christensen and Tri Truong; and associate Tiffany Kahler. 

Truong is newly honored this year as a Texas Rising Star, and Lopano and Strauss are recognized among the prestigious Up and Coming 50: 2024 Women in Texas Rising Stars.  Lopano is also listed among the Up and Coming 100: 2024 Texas Rising Stars.  The MWM attorneys were selected in the categories of intellectual property, business litigation, and intellectual property litigation. 

Published by Thomson Reuters, the Texas Rising Stars listing recognizes the top young lawyers in the state based on a multiphase process that includes nominations, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.  MWM is extremely proud of this honor and congratulates our 10 Texas Rising Stars.

The following list details our MWM attorneys who have been selected as 2024 Texas Rising Stars: 

  • David Arvesen – Intellectual Property
  • Julie Christensen – Business Litigation
  • Chase Cobern – Business Litigation
  • Aaron Dilbeck – Business Litigation
  • Keith Harden – Intellectual Property
  • William Howison – Intellectual Property
  • Tiffany Kahler – Business Litigation
  • Sarah Lopano – Business Litigation (Up and Coming 50: Women/Up and Coming 100: Texas)
  • Jordan Strauss – IP Litigation (Up and Coming 50: Women)
  • Tri Truong – Business Litigation

Munck Wilson Mandala is a technology-focused law firm with offices in Dallas, Austin, Houston, and Waco, Texas, Los Angeles, California, and South Florida (Boca Raton).  Listed as a Best Lawyers Best Law Firm in 22 practice areas, the firm offers full-service counsel in the areas of intellectual property litigation, complex commercial litigation, intellectual property portfolio development, corporate transactions and securities, real estate, employment law, and various other practices. Munck Wilson Mandala represents clients from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Learn more about the firm at