McGlinchey Stafford PLLC is pleased to announce that Matthew Knox, Matt Manning, and Emily Stroope have been named to the 2019 edition of Texas Super Lawyers “Rising Stars.” These attorneys join more than 70 McGlinchey Stafford attorneys who have received the distinction of being included in Super Lawyers and the publication’s “Rising Stars” lists across the United States since 2004.
Matthew Knox is an Associate in the Houston office representing mortgage servicers and lenders in a wide variety of commercial litigation and consumer financial services litigation. Matthew’s primary focus is defending consumer litigation claims in lender liability actions in state and federal courts. He earned a J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center in 2009 and a B.A. in with honors in Humanities and English from the University of Texas in 2002.
Matt Manning is a Member in the Houston office who practices primarily in the areas of commercial and consumer financial litigation and creditor’s rights in bankruptcy. He frequently represents banks and mortgage loan servicers in the litigation of suits in both state and federal courts. Matt received his J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2009 and his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Houston in 2006.
Emily Stroope is a Member in the firm’s Dallas office whose practice is focused on mortgage lending litigation and consumer financial services litigation for lenders, mortgage servicers, banks, and other financial institutions. She regularly handles real estate title contests and contract disputes. Emily received her J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2009 and her B.A., cum laude, from Southern Methodist University in 2006.
Attorneys in McGlinchey Stafford’s Texas offices provide counsel on commercial litigation, consumer financial services compliance, commercial real estate, mortgage banking, bankruptcy, intellectual property, business and corporate matters, labor and employment, insurance defense, government contracting and white collar investigations, and appellate law.
Super Lawyers has listed outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement since the publication’s founding in 1991. To be included in a state publication, lawyers are subject to nomination, a peer-review survey by practice area, and independent research on candidates. The top five percent of attorneys in each state, as nominated by their peers, are then reviewed by an independent research team that focuses on professional accomplishments, peer recognition, and community involvement. The “Rising Star” designation recognizes the top 2.5% of lawyers in a given state who are 40 years old or younger, or have been in practice 10 years or less.