Seven Dykema Attorneys Named as 2021 Texas Rising Stars by Super Lawyers

March, 2021 - Detroit, Texas

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that seven of its Texas-based attorneys have been named 2021 Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine. Additionally, Alison Ashmore was recognized on the “Up-and-Coming 100: 2021 Texas Rising Stars List," as well as the “Up-and-Coming 50: 2021 Women Texas Rising Stars List."

The Rising Stars list is the result of an exhaustive, multi-phase selection process that mirrors the patented methodology used to assemble the Super Lawyers list. Attorneys designated as Rising Stars are up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years of age or younger and have practiced law for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team to receive this honor.

The Dykema attorneys named on the 2021 Texas Rising Stars list and the practice area(s) for which they are being recognized are:

Alison R. Ashmore – Business Litigation; Bankruptcy: Business; Employment Litigation: Defense
Rebekah L. Hudgins – Business Litigation, Personal Injury - Products: Defense
Nicholas J. Monaghan – Business/Corporate
Travis E. Plummer – General Litigation; Business Litigation; Construction Litigation: Business; Civil Litigation: Defense; Insurance Coverage; Health Care
John C. Sokatch – Business Litigation; Closely Held Business; Real Estate: Business; Intellectual Property Litigation; Appellate; Business/Corporate
Ryan J. Sullivan – Business Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts; Personal Injury - Products: Defense
David Vanderhider – Business Litigation; Construction Litigation: Business
About Super Lawyers

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. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit