Dallas – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Nicole Williams has been appointed a Member of the Dallas Judicial Nomination Commission (“JNC”). She was nominated by Dallas City Councilman Adam McGough and will serve a term from January 20, 2016 to September 30, 2017.
Williams is a Partner in the Trial Practice Group of Thompson & Knight’s Dallas office, and focuses her practice on litigation and counseling on matters involving antitrust, advertising, RICO, gaming, banking, title curative issues, and other complex commercial disputes and government investigations. She represents clients before federal and state trial and appellate courts as well as in arbitration proceedings.
In addition to her role with JNC, she also fosters the development of Dallas youth as a Mock Trial Coach at James Madison High School and is a member of the Executive Board of Directors for Rainbow Days. An active participant in legal and professional organizations, Williams serves as Secretary of the Antitrust Section of the Federal Bar Association; Immediate Past Chair of the Dallas Bar Association Antitrust Section Leadership Council; a member of the Antitrust & Business Litigation Council for the State Bar of Texas; and a member of the American and Dallas Bar Associations. She has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (2016), Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (2014-2015), and Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas by D Magazine (2006).
The Dallas JNC has 16 members, one appointed by each City Council member and one member appointed by the full City Council, and serves as an advisory body to the City Council in matters related to: the filling of municipal judge vacancies, the reappointment of current municipal judges, salary recommendations for municipal judges, the implementation of a merit evaluation system for the appointment and reappointment of municipal judges, the filling of administrative law judges, salary recommendations for administrative law judges, and recommendations for improvements in Court and Detention Services. To learn more, click here.