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Thompson & Knight Partner Named to Dallas Wind Symphony Board of Trustees

09-11-2012 04:34 PM CET | Arts & Culture

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The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce Partner Richard B. Phillips, Jr. of the Firm’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice Group has been named to the Board of Trustees for the Dallas Wind Symphony (“DWS”).

Phillips has represented a variety of clients in appeals before Texas courts of appeal, the Texas Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. and has been named to the Texas Rising Stars® from 2007-2012. Prior to joining Thompson & Knight, he served as a Judicial Clerk to the Honorable Thomas R. Phillips, Chief Justice, of the Texas Supreme Court. Phillips is a co-author of Texas Appellate Watch, a blog focused on developments in Texas appellate law.

The DWS is the leading professional civilian wind band in the U.S. today. Comprised of 50 woodwind, brass, and percussion players, the band combines the tradition of the British brass band with the musical heritage of the American town band and the pioneering spirit of the 20th century wind ensemble. The DWS makes its home at Morton H. Meyerson Concert Center in the Dallas Arts District, where Thompson & Knight’s Dallas offices are located at One Arts Plaza. Since its debut in 1985, the DWS has entertained more than a million people at home and on tour. For more information, please visit www.dws.org.

About Thompson & Knight

Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight is a full-service firm providing legal solutions to public and private companies, governments, and individuals in all areas, including commercial and tort litigation, finance, banking, securities, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, intellectual property, corporate governance, creditors’ rights, real estate, labor, white collar defense, and environmental matters, among others. They are particularly recognized for their depth of experience and capabilities on behalf of clients in the energy industry, both domestically and around the world. The Firm has been named the “Law Firm of the Year” in Oil & Gas Law in the 2011-2012 edition of Best Law Firms, the preeminent listing of the nation’s top legal practices published by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America®. Thompson & Knight has approximately 330 attorneys with offices in Texas, New York, and Michigan, and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.

Becky S. Jackson
Thompson & Knight LLP
1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
Dallas, TX 75201
214.969.1478
becky.jackson@tklaw.com

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