Dallas – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP congratulates Partners J. Holt Foster, III and Bryan P. Neal on receiving 2015 Client Choice Awards. Client Choice recognizes partners around the world who stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service. Foster is the exclusive winner of the M&A category in Texas, and Neal is the exclusive winner of the Employment & Benefits category for Texas.
Attorneys are nominated by corporate counsel. Clients are asked to rate individual lawyers and law firms on the following client service criteria: quality of legal advice, value for money, commercial awareness, effective communication, billing transparency, tailored fee structures, response time, sharing of expertise, and use of technology. Client references and follow-up interviews are also taken into account.
Foster, a Corporate and Securities Partner in the Firm’s Dallas office, focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions; formation of and investments in private equity funds; private placements, venture capital, and creative financing; international and domestic energy transactions; video game and entertainment development, publishing, and licensing agreements; and structuring and negotiating high-tech and software transactions. His expertise includes advising public and private clients in a broad range of industries, both domestically as well as in Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East. He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (2013-2015) and Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (2004-present). He also serves on the Firm’s Management Committee and as Office Leader for the Firm’s Dallas office.
Neal, an Employment and Labor Partner in the Firm’s Dallas office, focuses his practice on employment and labor law, with an emphasis on EEOC litigation and agency systemic investigations, and civil appellate law. He represents management in employment and labor law matters in all aspects of administrative, trial, and appellate work, as well as counseling. Neal also handles civil appellate matters in all areas. He is Board Certified in both Labor and Employment Law and Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Neal has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (2012-2015) and Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (2008-2014).
Established in 2005, Client Choice recognizes those who provide excellent client care and the quality of their service. The criteria for this recognition focuses on an ability to add real value to clients’ business above and beyond the other players in the market. For more information, visit http://www.clientchoice.com/.