“APRIL JLTLA Member Spotlight”
Jasmine Wynton is a trial associate in the Dallas office of Thompson & Knight LLP. She represents clients in a variety of business litigation matters in state and federal courts throughout the country, with an emphasis in defending companies in civil disputes involving allegations of breach of contract, fraud, negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference with contracts and employment discrimination. Jasmine also advises employers on compliance with state and federal anti-discrimination laws and other employment-related statutes.
Jasmine graduated summa cum laude with honors in history from Spelman College (C’08), where she was the salutatorian of her graduating class. She received her law degree from Duke University School of Law (C’11), where she was a staff editor and editorial board member of the Duke Law Journal. Following her graduation from law school, Jasmine served as a briefing attorney to the Honorable Wallace B. Jefferson of the Supreme Court of Texas (2011-12), and as a law clerk to the Honorable Sam A. Lindsay of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas (2012-13).
Jasmine is actively involved in professional and civic organizations. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Federal Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Association, and the Junior League of Dallas. Jasmine is a past director and current co-chair of the Membership Committee for the J.L. Turner Legal Association and was an associate member of the Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court. In addition, she currently serves as a member on the Human Rights Initiative Pro Bono Committee. She is licensed to practice in New York and Texas.