We are pleased to announce that attorneys Christopher Elam, Jessica Dunne, and Spencer Turner are listed in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch by Best Lawyers®. The Ones to Watch list recognizes attorneys rising in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.
FGHW celebrates our 14-year anniversary! Founded in June, 2007 by the partnership of Liza Farrow-Gillespie and Julie Heath, we are now a majority woman-owned law firm and have grown to almost 20 attorneys. We are extremely grateful to our clients and colleagues, who have enabled us to flourish over these many years. We thank and appreciate you!
The Executive Committee as pictured (left to right): Chris Wilmoth, Paula Beasley, Debra Witter, and Julie Heath.
Congratulations to the inaugural winner of the Liza Farrow-Gillespie Intrepid Young Woman Scholarship! The announcement ceremony occurred May 3rd at the DISD Barefoot Sanders Law Magnet. The scholarship was awarded to Hanan Yousef, who plans to attend Yale University in the fall. Thank you to Mita Patel Havlick and the Dallas Education Foundation for organizing the event. Honorary guests, Jan Sanders and Alan Farrow-Gillespie, were also in attendance.
We are delighted to announce that three of our attorneys have been named to the 2021 list of Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine, an exclusive list honoring the top lawyers in Dallas, as chosen by their peers. We are extremely proud of their accomplishments.
Congratulations to our FGHW attorneys, Jennifer Lewis and Jessica Dunne, on their selection to the 2021 Texas Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers. This marks Jennifer’s 7th time, and Jessica’s 2nd-time receiving this honor. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of eligible lawyers in the State are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, for this impressive award.
Congratulations to Jessica Dunne for being named to D Magazine’s list of 2021 Best Lawyers under 40. The announcement will be published in the January issue of D Magazine. Jessica’s practice consists of probate, guardianships, and trust litigation, with a special interest in adoptions.
Farrow-Gillespie Heath Witter LLP proudly announces the formation of The Liza Farrow-Gillespie Intrepid Young Woman Scholarship. Click here to learn more.
Farrow-Gillespie Heath Witter LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Christopher Elam and Senior Associate Jessica Dunne have been included in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch. This new list from Best Lawyers recognizes attorneys rising in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. We are extremely proud of these star attorneys!
The Dallas Opera honored Liza Farrow-Gillespie’s life and contributions in a special section of their monthly newsletter. Liza was an enthusiastic and generous supporter of The Dallas Opera. She and her husband served on the Board of Trustees from 2010 to 2018. In 2018, Liza joined the Board of Directors representing Farrow-Gillespie Heath Witter LLP. Please click here to view the tribute.
With heavy hearts, we announce the death of our beloved managing partner and co-founder, Liza Farrow-Gillespie, who passed away on July 3 after a long battle with cancer. Liza was an extraordinary woman who was an incredibly gifted attorney and an even better person. She touched our lives in a special way and we will love and remember her always. If you would like to make a memorial gift in Liza’s honor, please contribute to the No Child in Pain Foundation for Pediatric Pain Management (of which Liza and her husband Alan were co-founders), Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, the Sarah T. Hughes Diversity Scholarships, or a charity of your choice.
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