T&K Mentioned in Texas Lawbook on Addition of Eight New Partners

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February 21, 2019

“T&K Mints Eight Partners”

Thompson & Knight has named eight attorneys to the partnership. The newly-minted partners represent the firm’s Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston offices.

Walker Brierre focuses his practice in Houston on mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, venture and growth capital financings, the formation and operation of investment partnerships and joint ventures, restructurings, distressed acquisitions, non-control investments, cross-border transactions, private securities offerings and corporate governance matters.

Stephen Grant concentrates his practice on corporate finance, including securities offerings, private equity transactions and mergers and acquisitions. The Houston attorney’s capital markets experience includes the representation of both issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings as well as public and private offerings of equity and debt securities.

Mitchell Griffith offices in Dallas and focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and corporate governance. His experience includes equity financings for privately and publicly held companies, reporting obligations, stock and asset acquisitions, joint ventures, compliance with corporate governance regulations, public and private securities offerings.

David Lawrence, a SMU Dedman School of Law graduate, specializes in real estate and real estate finance matters, representing lenders in a variety of loan origination transactions for construction, bridge loan, and permanent financing. He is based in Dallas.

Lee Meyercord is a Dallas tax expert who focuses her practice on federal, state, and local taxation of corporations, partnerships and individuals. The University of Texas School of Law alumna also counsels clients on the organization, operation, and termination of nonprofit corporations and trusts, and represents taxpayers in IRS audits, appeals and litigation.

Jessica Morrison is an employee benefits and executive compensation expert, and counsels employers and fiduciaries on tax and ERISA issues relating to retirement, equity incentive and deferred compensation plans. The UT Law grad offices in Fort Worth.

Meghan Nylin is a litigator in Dallas who represents clients in complex commercial, employment, and oil and gas matters.  She earned her law degree from the SMU.

Megan Schmid focuses her trial practice on real estate, commercial landlord-tenant, financial and lending institutions, partnership disputes, business torts, construction, energy and general business and commercial litigation. She is based in Houston.