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Jan 12, 2022

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Trial Lawyers Jervonne Newsome and Pat Disbennett Promoted to Partner

Trial litigation firm Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann has promoted attorneys Jervonne Newsome and Pat Disbennett to the firm’s partnership. Both attorneys have been with the Dallas-based firm since 2015.

“Jervonne and Pat are committed to resolving matters in a positive manner for their clients,” said Chris Schwegmann, the firm’s new managing partner. “Both attorneys are excellent lawyers and detailed, empathetic and fierce advocates for the individuals and companies they represent. We are proud to see their careers thrive and lead into this next phase as partners."

Jervonne Newsome represents Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, executives, and individuals in complex commercial and business litigation, including oil and gas disputes. Her unique legal strategies and storytelling techniques have led to rewarding resolutions for the clients she represents. A top-rated business litigation attorney, her work has been recognized by Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars and Best Lawyers in America. She also leads the firm's diversity initiatives.

Pat Disbennett is also a top-rated business litigation attorney with a successful record representing clients in an array of commercial litigation disputes, including breach of contract, trade secrets, commercial real estate, and oil and gas. He was a part of the trial team that won a $145 million jury verdict in a high-profile energy sector dispute in 2016, the 12th largest verdict of that year in Texas. Mr. Disbennett’s work has earned high honors from peers in legal industry listings, such as Texas Rising Stars and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.