DALLAS — The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) recently recognized Michael W. Stockham, a Trial Partner in the Firm’s Dallas office, as NACD Directorship CertifiedTM. This recognition exemplifies the highest commitment to continuing education of board leadership available in the United States.
The NACD Directorship Certification provides a tangible assessment of an individual’s knowledge of corporate leadership skills, and a commitment to guiding corporate board members in an increasingly complex and scrutinized environment of litigation, government regulation, and enforcement.
Mr. Stockham is a trial attorney who has tried multi-million dollar lawsuits to verdict and served as lead trial counsel or as a member of multifaceted trial teams in both state and federal court. He provides counsel in such areas as corporate governance, corporate compliance, fraud and breach of fiduciary duty, shareholder rights, securities fraud, class actions, merger litigation, partnership and corporate disputes, and white collar defense for companies and individual executives.
Mr. Stockham is also certified by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the world’s largest anti-fraud organization specializing in the issues raised by corporate and white collar fraud and expertise in providing companies with anti-fraud training and education as well as compliance with anti-fraud controls.
He earned his J.D., cum laude, from Cornell Law School, his M.A. from Texas A&M University, and his B.A., cum laude, from the University of New Mexico.
To learn more about NACD Directorship Certification, visit Certification.NACDOnline.org.