Thompson & Knight Attorney Elected to Dallas Children’s Theater Board of Directors

DALLAS — Thompson & Knight is pleased to announce Elissa M. McClure has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for Dallas Children’s Theater, a nonprofit organization that endeavors to inspire young people to creative and productive lives through the art of theater. Her term will begin in January 2020.

Ms. McClure is a litigator in Thompson & Knight’s Trial Practice Group in the Firm’s Dallas office. She focuses her practice on complex litigation and internal investigation matters and represents clients, including Fortune 500 companies and individual executives, in all stages of disputes, from pre-litigation strategy, through depositions and witness preparation, dispositive motions, trial, and appeal. She also has extensive experience advising clients on government and internal investigations involving (among other issues) consumer protection, healthcare enforcement, trade secret misappropriation, discrimination, whistleblower, and regulatory matters.

In addition to her involvement with Dallas Children’s Theater, Ms. McClure is a member of the Christ the King Catholic School Advisory Council and Annual Fund Committee, Duke North Texas Club and Women’s Forum, Dallas Bar Association, Women’s White Collar Defense Association, Junior League of Dallas, and Dallas Symphony Orchestra League.

Dallas Children’s Theater was founded in 1984 in response to the growing need for professional family theater. The organization is a forum for artistic collaboration, a vital educational resource for metropolitan schools, and a vehicle of enrichment for the greater Dallas community. With a multi-million-dollar budget and a national audience, Dallas Children’s Theater is the largest professional family theater in the Southwest. It offers a season of 11 productions in the Rosewood Center for Family Arts, as well as a national touring company, theater academy, and arts-in-education program for local schools. To learn more, visit