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Kelly Morgan has more than 20 years of experience with lateral Associate and Partner hiring, law student recruiting, professional development, legal personnel, and diversity for law firms. Kelly works closely with the Firm’s Managing Partner, Chief Operating Officer, and Hiring Partners to set the overall vision and strategy for hiring, with the goal of attracting the most talented and motivated attorneys who are suited for our growing practice.

Honors & Affiliations


  • National Association of Law Placement
    • Vice-Chair, Annual Education Conference Planning Team
    • Vice-Chair, Nominating Committee
    • Southeast Firm Representative, Nominating Committee
    • Recruiting Summit Planning Team
    • Professional Development Institute Conference Planning Team
  • Founding Member, Texas Professional Development Group
  • Faculty, UT Center for Women in Law
  • Member, Professional Development Consortium; Conference Planning Team; Website Redesign Committee
  • Past President, Recruiting Administrators of Dallas
Thompson & Knight
  • Member, Strategic Lateral Hiring Committee
  • Member, Lawyer Development Committee
  • Member, Diversity & Inclusion Committee
  • Member, Wellness Committee
  • Parents’ Association Executive Committee, St. John’s Episcopal School

Education & Admissions


  • B.S., Human Development and Family Studies, Texas Tech University