Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce the Firm has elected six lawyers to partner status.
[USPRwire, Tue Feb 20 2007] Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce the Firm has elected six lawyers to partner status. “Thompson & Knight distinguishes itself by the impact our lawyers have on clients and on the communities we serve. The partnership was impressed with the professional and personal quality of each of these candidates,” says Pete Riley, the Firm’s Managing Partner. “These attorneys embody characteristics that have defined our Firm since its inception in 1887, and we heartily congratulate them on their election.”
The lawyers elected to the partnership include:
Hunter M. Barrow, a member of the Firm’s Trial Practice Group in Houston, focuses his practice on business and commercial litigation. His expertise encompasses federal and state trial and appellate actions, involving corporate governance, securities fraud, shareholder derivative actions, business torts, general contract, fraud, real estate, energy, construction, intellectual property, and partnership disputes. Barrow received a J.D. from South Texas College of Law in 1999 and a B.B.A. from Baylor University in 1995.
Harry R. Beaudry, a member of the Firm’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group in Houston, represents clients in connection with a variety of corporate concerns, including business combinations, acquisitions and dispositions, public equity and debt offerings, private placements of securities, corporate governance matters, and compliance with securities law and securities exchange listing standards. Beaudry received a J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law in 2000 and a B.S. in Political Science from Vanderbilt University in 1993.
Gregory D. Binns, a member of the Firm’s Trial Practice Group in Dallas, focuses his practice on commercial, antitrust, and construction litigation. He represents clients in federal and state courts and before arbitration panels. Binns received a J.D. from Washington University School of Law and an M.B.A. from Washington University in 2000, as well as a B.A. in Economics from DePauw University in 1996.
Jolisa Melton Dobbs, a member of the Firm’s Oil and Gas Practice Group in Dallas, represents clients in oil and gas transactions. She has expertise in oil and gas title due diligence, the acquisitions and divestitures of oil and gas properties, and oil and gas leasing. She regularly advises clients regarding exploration and production activities, including the preparation of related agreements. She received a J.D., with honors, from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2000, and an M.Acc. and B.Acc., summa cum laude, from the University of Oklahoma in 1995.
Robert D. Probasco, a member of the Firm's Tax Practice Group in Dallas, focuses his practice on IRS audits and appeals and tax litigation. He has represented taxpayers in tax disputes covering a broad range of issues. Probasco is also a Certified Public Accountant in Texas. He received a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2000 and a B.S., with distinction, in Industrial Administration from Iowa State University in 1974.
Gaye White, a member of the Firm’s Oil and Gas Practice Group in Austin, focuses her practice on oil and gas regulatory and transactional matters. She also represents clients in matters concerning electric, gas, and water utility regulation. White received a J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law in 2000 and a B.S., with honors, in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1995.
About Thompson & Knight
Since 1887, Thompson & Knight LLP has consistently made a positive impact on its clients’ successes. With its practice focused on the energy industry, the Firm has extensive resources in litigation, tax, insolvency, and international energy matters. The Firm has approximately 420 attorneys, and has offices and alliances in North America, South America, Europe, and Africa. Thompson & Knight represents companies, government entities, and individuals in local, regional, and national markets around the world.
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