August 07, 2017
Dallas - Thompson & Knight LLP today announced lawyer Sarah C. Nealis has rejoined the Firm’s Austin office as an Attorney in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group.
“We are pleased to welcome Sarah back to the Firm,” said Wesley P. Williams, Thompson & Knight’s Corporate and Securities Practice Leader. “Her experience in-house at an energy company gives her deeper insight into the needs of our oil, gas, and energy industry clients and will enable her to deliver a high level of client service.”
Ms. Nealis advises clients on corporate and securities transactions. Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities reporting and compliance, investment adviser registration and compliance, private equity, and corporate governance. Prior to returning to Thompson & Knight, she served as Senior Accountant, Manager of the JIB Audit Program, and in-house COPAS expert for PDC Energy as well as an Associate at Steptoe & Johnson PLLC, both located in West Virginia.
She received a J.D., cum laude, from University of Houston Law Center in 2011, and a B.A., cum laude, in Political Science from West Virginia University in 2006. Ms. Nealis is a Founding Member and former Committee Member of Association for Corporate Growth (Houston) Women’s Forum. She also is a Founding Member and former Board of Directors member for Small Steps Nurturing Center Young Professionals Group. She is licensed to practice in Texas and West Virginia.