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McGuire, Craddock & Strother Lawyers Barry Brooks and Jennifer Larson Ryback Named to Rising Stars List

McGuire, Craddock & Strother is pleased to announce that Barry Brooks and Jennifer Larson Ryback have been named to the 2016 Texas Rising Stars list for their accomplishments in their practice areas. Both attorneys were also recognized on the list in 2015.

Attorney Barry Brooks

Barry Brooks

Mr. Brooks is Of Counsel in the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Construction and Employment Law practice groups, where he focuses his time in federal and state courts. He received his law degree from University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Jennifer Ryback

Jennifer Ryback

Ms. Ryback is an associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Construction, Taxation & Estate Planning, Probate, and Employment Law groups, where she represents plaintiffs and defendants. She graduated from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.

The annual Texas Rising Stars list is compiled by Thomson Reuters, and recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of Texas lawyers who are 40 or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. Nominees go through a rigorous vetting process including independent researchers, peer nominations, and final reviews.

The complete 2016 Texas Rising Stars list is featured in the April issue of Texas Monthly magazine and appears online at