DALLAS, Texas (September 27, 2018) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce The Patrick E. Higginbotham American Inn of Court has selected Craig A. Haynes to serve as a Master of the Inn. Mr. Haynes previously served as a member of the Higginbotham Inn of Court from 1993-1997.
Mr. Haynes is a Trial Partner in the Firm’s Dallas office. He focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on energy litigation; he represents major oil companies, large and small independents, gas plant owners, and other oil and gas interest owners in royalty owner litigation, class action litigation, pricing disputes, take-or-pay issues, operational issues, development and drainage claims, pooling and unitization issues, litigation of administrative disputes, disputes between working interest owners, and litigation involving issues arising in the shale plays. He also handles a broad range of non-energy related complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts throughout Texas. Mr. Haynes is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and a member of the Texas and Dallas Bar Associations. He is a past chair of the Dallas Bar Association’s Business Litigation Section and its Judiciary Committee, and he currently serves on the Dallas Theater Center’s Board of Trustees.
The American Inns of Court is an association of lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals from all levels and backgrounds who share a passion for professional excellence. Through regular meetings, members are able to build and strengthen professional relationships; discuss fundamental concerns about professionalism and pressing legal issues of the day; share experiences and advice; exhort the utmost passion and dedication for the law; provide mentoring opportunities; and advance the highest levels of integrity, ethics, and civility. For more information, visit http://home.innsofcourt.org/.