Dallas – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Nicole Williams has been elected to the Executive Board of Directors for Rainbow Days, Inc. (“Rainbow Days”), a Dallas-based non-profit organization that provides counseling, assistance, and summer camps for homeless and other displaced youth. She will serve a three-year term beginning September 1, 2014.
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 leadership role at Rainbow Days, Williams also fosters the development of Dallas youth as a Mock Trial Coach at James Madison High School. In the past, she served as a member of Leadership DISD and the Adjunct Faculty at Texas Wesleyan School of Law as a Moot Court Coach. An active participant in legal and professional organizations, Williams is 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 Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (2012-2014) and Best Lawyers Under 40 in Dallas by D Magazine (2006).
Rainbow Days has positively impacted more than one million children since its founding in 1982 by providing children with the skills and support they need to make healthy choices, stay drug free, and believe they have a bright future. Through the organization, each year more than 11,000 children and youth living in high-risk situations in the Dallas area learn life-changing skills and receive caring support from positive adult mentors. As a member of the Executive Board of Directors, Williams will help oversee the agency and provide the guidance and support needed to help the organization fulfill its mission. To learn more about Rainbow Days, visit http://www.rdikids.org/index.html.