Phyllis Young Selected Among Texas Lawyer’s Extraordinary Minorities

(Houston) – Akin Gump oil and gas partner Phyllis Young has been named one of Texas Lawyer’s “Extraordinary Minorities” for 2015.

The publication selected 20 lawyers across Texas based on selections by readers of those “licensed minority Texas attorneys who have had an impact in the state within the past five years.” Nearly 200 nominations were received.

A profile of Young and her fellow honorees, chosen for their “significant contributions to law and lawyering in Texas,” will be published August 30.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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