Dallas – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP today announced Jessica Hammons has been named Hiring Partner for the Firm.
“Our Summer Associate Program is our principal source of hiring new Associates,” said Mark M. Sloan, the Firm’s Managing Partner. “Jessica has a unique ability to connect with people, and I am excited to see the results of her leadership as Hiring Partner for our Firm.”
Hammons, a Corporate and Securities Partner in the Firm’s Dallas office, began her career at Thompson & Knight as a Summer Associate in 2002 and then joined the Firm as an Associate in 2003. She advises clients on corporate and securities transactions and focuses her practice on securities matters, mergers, and acquisitions. Hammons has been recognized in legal directories, including Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (2013-2015) and Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (2010-2013). She received a J.D. in 2003 from Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center and a B.S., summa cum laude, in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University in 2000.
“New Associates are the lifeblood of our Firm,” said Hammons. “The future of our Firm is bright and I look forward to working with our attorneys and our recruits to contribute to the growth of our Firm and the support of our diverse client base.”
Thompson & Knight recently announced the expansion of its Summer Associate Program to include 1L law students, in addition to 2L law students. Clerkships are first-half only and begin on May 16 in the Firm’s Dallas and Houston offices. The Firm’s 2L Summer Associate Program remains unchanged. For more information, visit www.tklaw.com/careers/lawstudents.