Cokinos | Young Recognizes its 2017 Rising Stars

Cokinos | Young is pleased to announce that two of its attorneys have been named to the 2017 Texas Rising Stars list of exceptional young attorneys.

Russell Smith was selected as a Rising Star in Construction Litigation. Russell is an attorney in the Houston office of Cokinos | Young and was also named a Rising Star in 2016. Click here to view Russell’s Attorney Profile.







John Warren was selected as a Rising Star in Construction Litigation. John is a principal in the Houston office of Cokinos | Young and this is his third Rising Star recognition since 2015. Click here to view John’s Attorney Profile.







Rising Stars is a ranking service of Thomson Reuters. Selections are based on a statewide survey, peer nominations and independent research. To be eligible for Rising Stars, lawyers must be 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less. Less than 2.5 percent of Texas attorneys are chosen for this prestigious honor. The Texas Rising Stars list will be published in the April 2017 issues of Texas Monthly and in Texas Rising Stars magazine.


About Cokinos | Young

Founded in 1989, Cokinos | Young has long been a leading law firm in the construction and real estate industries. Today, the firm has more than 60 attorneys across offices in Houston, San Antonio, Austin and Dallas, providing them an extensive state presence with a national reach. Over the past 28 years, Cokinos | Young has evolved into a fully integrated construction and real estate firm, offering a comprehensive portfolio of legal services for both public and private-sector clients. In addition to representing clients on construction claims issues and contract negotiations, Cokinos | Young’s practice includes commercial litigation, corporate law, insurance and risk management, bankruptcy and creditor rights, labor and employment, appellate law, and alternative dispute resolution. For more information, please call 713.535.5500 or visit

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