“BNSF General Counsel Shewmake joins Thompson & Knight”
The law firm Thompson & Knight LLP announced September 14 that Charles W. Shewmake has joined the firm as a partner in the Trial Practice Group. Prior to joining Thompson & Knight, Mr. Shewmake served for more than eight years as Vice President and General Counsel for BNSF Railway Corporation (“BNSF”).
“Charles brings a wealth of legal and transportation industry experience from his nearly 30 years at BNSF,” said Greg W. Curry, the Firm’s Trial Practice Leader. “While Charles has a breadth of expertise in many areas of law, he will focus his practice at Thompson & Knight on employment and labor law, commercial litigation, regulatory law, and environmental litigation. I have had the pleasure of knowing Charles as a friend and client for many years. Now, I look forward to working with him in his new role.”