Clients praise Ms. Stokes as "a great legal mind with good connections in the judiciary" who "is able to identify quick, strategic resolutions for problems"
Chambers USA 2022
Macey Reasoner Stokes heads the firm's Appellate section. She received the 2022 Gregory S. Coleman Outstanding Appellate Lawyer Award from the Texas Bar Foundation. She serves as Immediate Past President of the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit and is a Past President of the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society, and a Past Chair of the Appellate Section of the State Bar of Texas.
Over her 30-year career, Ms. Stokes has handled a wide variety of civil appeals and extraordinary proceedings in both state and federal court, with significant experience in appeals for oil and gas and other energy clients. She has frequently provided appellate assistance at trial in complex, high-stakes litigation.
She has been named to Super Lawyers Top 100 Houston List annually since 2016 (2016-2022) and its Top 50 Women list for 2022, 2021, 2017 and 2016, and Texas Lawyer's triennial "Winning Women" list in 2014.
Ms. Stokes has been Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1998. She served as a briefing attorney to Chief Justice Thomas R. Phillips of the Supreme Court of Texas from 1993 to 1994.