Texas Rising Stars Honors Five from Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson

Attorneys honored as rising stars in family law 

DALLAS – Five attorneys with Orsinger, Nelson, Downing & Anderson, LLP, have been recognized as rising stars in family law and named by Texas Super Lawyers among the state’s top young lawyers in the 2023 edition of Texas Rising Stars. 

The Texas Rising Stars list is comprised of attorneys in the state who are age 40 or younger or who have been practicing law for 10 years or less. Only 2.5 percent of eligible attorneys are chosen based on peer nominations and panel review.  

Among those recognized are Meghan Burns and Carley Horne of the firm’s Dallas office, who focus their practices on all aspects of family law, including divorce and custody matters. Ms. Burns was also recently named to the 2023 edition of D Magazine’s Best Lawyers Under 40.  

Full-service divorce lawyers Ryan Branch, Jacob Jeffries and Christopher Lambert of the firm’s Frisco office are also honored in the annual listing for their work in property division and custody matters. 

Mr. Branch has been named to the Rising Stars list for the past three consecutive years.  

Mr. Jeffries is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. This year’s recognition is the second consecutive one for Mr. Jeffries, who was also recently honored by Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch for 2023. 

A skilled problem-solver and critical thinker, Mr. Lambert handles was also named to the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch.  

Texas Monthly and the Texas Rising Stars issue of Super Lawyers magazine will highlight the honorees. For more information, visit