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Three litigation attorneys join Cantey Hanger

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Three litigation attorneys have joined Cantey Hanger LLP.

Partners Daena Goldsmith Ramsey and Constance M. “Misty” Broome, and associate Matthew Alagha had been with Vaughn & Ramsey in Arlington. Ramsey also had an office in Tulsa.

“Their skills and passion greatly enhance our continuing growth in Dallas,” said Brian Newby, Managing Partner. “Joining us together made the transition onto our strong Dallas team a natural fit and seamless.”

Ramsey’s areas of practice focus include commercial/business litigation, transportation, products liability, premises liability, maritime/admiralty and first- and third-party insurance litigation. She is Board Certified, Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

She has been selected a Texas Super Lawyer seven times during the past 10 years, among the Top Attorneys in Texas multiple times and recognized as a Lawyer of Distinction.

She is admitted to practice in Texas and Oklahoma, and before the U. S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, and the U. S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas. Memberships include the Dallas County Bar Association, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Defense Research Institute (DRI), and Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association, Legal Task Force.

Ramsey received her Bachelor of Arts from Miami (Ohio) University and her J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, where she was an Editor of the Journal of Air Law & Commerce.

Broome’s principal practice areas are litigation and business transactional matters. She earned her law degree from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law after having obtained two undergraduate degrees from SMU. She graduated first in her class, summa cum laude in both majors.

Broome’s focus is serving business and individual clients in an array of matters involving commercial and general business litigation, commercial and residential construction disputes, employer-employee dispute resolution and litigation, and transactional matters involving simple and complex contract preparation and negotiation.

She is admitted to practice before the State Bar of Texas, the U.S. District Courts, Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas.

Between 2014-2018, Broome was selected a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star.

Broome is a mother of three and is active in her small Ellis County town, where she volunteers with the local food pantry and serves in various capacities with local outreach programs aimed at assisting the community’s youth and elderly populations.

Alagha was admitted to the Bar after having graduated with his J.D. from South Texas College of Law in Houston. Alagha earned his Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy and English from Texas Christian University. His practice is focused on general civil defense litigation, insurance defense and commercial litigation.

He is admitted to practice before the State Bar of Texas, and the U.S. District Courts, Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas. He was named a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star 2020.

Alagha met his wife, Lindsey, at TCU, where he was a member of the TCU Lacrosse Team and the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. In his free time, Matthew enjoys traveling, playing basketball and spending time with Lindsey, and their Labrador, Bear.

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