New York, NY, August 27, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce that Amy A. Lehman has joined the Firm’s Trial Department as an Attorney in the New York office.
“Amy is a bright, highly motivated litigator with excellent educational credentials,” says Philip J. Kessler, the Firm’s New York Office Leader. “She will be a worthy addition in supporting the growing litigation and international arbitration practice in our New York office. With her ties to the University of Michigan Law School, she will also support our Michigan practice, where she has been welcomed.”
Ms. Lehman represents clients before federal and state trial and appellate courts and focuses her practice on civil and commercial litigation and other areas of dispute resolution. She is a member of the American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New York City Bar Association, New York County Lawyers Association, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, and the University of Michigan Entertainment Coalition. She received a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 2006 and a B.A., magna cum laude, from New York University in 2000.
Prior to joining Thompson & Knight, Ms. Lehman was an attorney at Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer LLP. Her previous experience also includes providing pro bono foreclosure defense litigation and negotiation for the New York City Bar Justice Center Foreclosure Project and serving as a Law Clerk for the Office of General Counsel at the University of Michigan.
About Thompson & Knight
Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight is a full-service firm providing legal solutions to public and private companies, governments, and individuals in all areas, including commercial and tort litigation, intellectual property, finance, banking, securities, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, corporate governance, creditors rights, real estate, labor, white collar defense, and environmental matters, among others. We are particularly recognized for our depth of experience and capabilities on behalf of clients in the energy industry, both domestically and around the world. Thompson & Knight has approximately 350 attorneys with offices in New York, Texas, and Michigan and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.