Dallas – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce Mackenzie S. Wallace and Alexander T. Dimock have been elected to the Executive Committee of the Federal Bar Association (“FBA”) – Dallas Chapter. Ms. Wallace will serve as President and Mr. Dimock will serve as the Young Lawyer Chair of the FBA for 2017-2018.
Ms. Wallace is an Associate in Thompson & Knight’s Trial Practice Group in the Firm’s Dallas office. She focuses her practice on federal and state trial actions involving securities, financial institutions, energy, healthcare, aviation, and general business and commercial litigation. She also represents clients in corporate and shareholder rights, director and officer litigation, merger litigation, and white collar litigation. Wallace has been selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (2016-2017). Prior to being named President, she served as President-Elect, Vice President, and Secretary of the FBA.
In addition to her involvement with the FBA, she is active in a number of civic and professional organizations. Ms. Wallace is a Founding Member of the Young Leaders Council for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, serves on its Dallas Area Regional Advisory Council, and chaired its Walk for Wishes 2016. She also was a member of the Heroes for Children Heroes and Handbags Host Committee in 2017. In addition, she is actively involved in Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Texas Association of Defense Counsel (“TADC”), National Center for State Courts, Dallas Bar Association, DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar, and Women’s Energy Network.
Mr. Dimock is an Associate in Thompson & Knight’s Trial Practice Group in the Firm’s Dallas office where he focuses his practice on litigation and dispute resolution. Before joining Thompson & Knight, Mr. Dimock served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Gerald Bard Tjoflat of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
The FBA seeks to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice by serving the interests and the needs of the federal practitioner, both public and private, the federal judiciary, and the public they serve. The Dallas chapter of the FBA has more than 350 members from private practice, government agencies, military branches, local law schools, and local courts. For more information on the FBA, please visit http://www.fedbar.org/Chapters/Dallas-Chapter.aspx.