Dallas – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce Mark Sloan has been appointed to the Goodwill Industries of Dallas Board of Directors. He will serve a three-year term, which began on January 30.
As Managing Partner of Thompson & Knight, Mr. Sloan serves as the chief executive in charge of the Firm’s day-to-day operations, including overseeing more than 300 attorneys and 250 legal support and administrative staff members; and as Chairman of the Management Committee, he sets the strategic direction of the Firm. He has nearly 30 years of experience advising clients in various types of real estate lending transactions, real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and real estate development. He has represented lenders in virtually all types of real estate financings, including construction loans, interim bridge loans, permanent loans, mezzanine loans, conduit mortgage backed securities loans (“CMBS” loans), and revolving loan facilities, as well as preferred equity transactions. He has also represented various financial institutions in their capacity as both administrative agent and participant in connection with syndicated loan transactions. Mr. Sloan also has extensive experience in representing lenders in connection with workouts and foreclosures.
Mr. Sloan has been recognized for his outstanding real estate practice by numerous publications including The Best Lawyers In America® by Woodward/White Inc. (2008-2019), Chambers USA by Chambers & Partners (2008-2018), The Legal 500 US by Legalease (2015, 2017), Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (2003-2018), Most Influential Leaders in North Texas by D CEO (2017, 2019), and Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine (2008, 2014-2018).
Actively involved in professional and community organizations, Mr. Sloan is past President and a current member of the Board of Directors for Dickinson Place Charitable Housing Corporation. He is on the Board of Directors for Treasure Street, benefiting Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, and was on the Executive Leadership Team for the 2018 Dallas Heart Walk (benefitting the American Heart Association), serving as Chairman of the 2018 Legal Cup Challenge. He also serves as a member of the Communications Committee for the Dallas Citizens Council and is a member of the American, Texas, and Dallas Bar Associations.
Mr. Sloan received his J.D., cum laude, from SMU Dedman School of Law and his B.B.A., with highest distinction, from the University of Iowa.
Goodwill Industries of Dallas Inc. provides job training and employment to persons with disabilities and disadvantages to help transform their lives through the power of jobs. Goodwill empowers individuals to invest in themselves, stretching the boundaries of what’s possible, and serving as a roadmap to achieve personal success and strengthen families. For more information, visit www.goodwilldallas.org.