Three Davis & Santos, PLLC Attorneys Named to Texas Super Lawyers 2023 Rising Stars List

March 22, 2023

Davis & Santos, PLLC is pleased to announce that three of our attorneys have been named as Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars of 2023. Candidates are selected based on several indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.

These three Davis & Santos attorneys have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement on the Rising Stars list:

Joshua Caldwell, Partner, is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  His practice includes various areas of law, including: business and commercial litigation, fiduciary litigation, and civil appeals. Josh was named as a 2023 Rising Star in Plaintiffs’ Civil Litigation.

Hayley Ellison, Partner, is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law, and her practice is focused on federal and state appeals and commercial litigation, including bankruptcy litigation and complex business disputes. Hayley was named as a 2023 Rising Star in Appellate Law and was also named a Rising Star in 2017, 2018, and 2022.

Landon Hankins, Senior Associate, focuses his practice on complex business litigation, financial institution litigation, commercial litigation and appellate litigation. Landon was named as a 2023 Rising Star in Business Litigation and has also been named a Rising Star every year since 2021.

Congratulations Josh, Hayley, and Landon!

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Since 2010, Davis & Santos has tirelessly and fiercely represented our clients in a variety of legal matters across many industries. Our practice areas include Appeals, Banking and Financial Institutions, Bankruptcy Disputes, Business Transactions, Civil Rights and Election Law, Commercial and Complex Business Litigation, Construction Law, Crime Victim Advocacy, Cross-Border Litigation, Estate Planning and Probate, Family Law, Fiduciary Litigation, General Litigation, Government Investigations, Health Care Compliance and Investigations, Tax Controversies and White Collar Defense. For more information about the firm and its team, please visit