Benchmark Litigation has named five US lawyers to its fourth annual 40 & Under Hot List. Mark Oakes (Austin), Beau Cox (Dallas), Seth Kruglak (New York), Amanda Wait (Washington, DC) and Jeffrey Webb (San Antonio) were selected for the award recognizing the accomplishments of "the top young talent in their respective litigation communities" in the United States.
Wait, an antitrust partner, has been featured on the 40 & Under Hot List for four consecutive years. Additionally, Oakes, Cox and Kruglak have been selected for two consecutive years and Webb has been selected for the third year.
The winners were compiled after extensive research among litigation practitioners and case examination.
First published in 2008, Benchmark Litigation exclusively covers the litigation and disputes market in North America, covering the US, Canada and Mexico. The publication's full rankings guide is scheduled to publish in the fall.