Dallas – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce Greg W. Curry was appointed to the Advisory Board for Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (“BTW High School”). He will serve a three-year term to end on May 31, 2017.
Curry is a Partner in the Trial Practice Group in the Firm’s Dallas office. His practice focuses on complex commercial, insurance coverage, oil and gas, and environmental matters. He has an active trial practice, having secured significant settlements and judgments for plaintiffs and defending numerous complex cases with substantial monetary claims, and works on a number of high profile and high risk domestic and international arbitrations. Curry is recognized annually as one of the top lawyers in Texas and has been selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (2003-2013) and as Top 100 Overall (2010 and 2013), The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (2007-2014), and Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine (2011, 2013-2014). He is active in a number of civic and professional organizations, including serving on the Board of Directors for the Human Rights Initiative of North Texas, and as a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association, among many others.
In addition to contributing attorney time to the Advisory Board for BTW High School, since 2009 Thompson & Knight annually funds $20,000 in academic scholarships to four senior students of the BTW High School to support the academic achievement within the arts magnet high school and the Dallas ISD.
Established in 1967, the Advisory Board for BTW High School raises funds for students to attend competitions, college auditions, and summer programs. Also, it provides financial support for teachers to explore new programming and for the school to buy new instruments and art supplies. The Advisory Board acts as a liaison to the arts community by creating real-life opportunities for the students of the BTW High School to put their craft to work. For more information, please click here.