Dallas (April 26, 2012)– The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce it has been selected as the 2012 Corporate Citizen of the Year by the Rotary Club of Dallas and D-CEO magazine. The award was presented at a Rotary Club meeting on April 25.
The Corporate Citizen of the Year award is given to a Dallas organization that best exhibits the Rotary motto “Service Above Self.” To be considered for this award, corporations must demonstrate an outstanding commitment to charitable and volunteer efforts throughout the Dallas community.
“We are honored to receive the Corporate Citizen of the Year award,” said Emily A. Parker, Thompson & Knight Managing Partner. “Our firm supports, participates in, and is dedicated to many charitable and nonprofit organizations throughout North Texas, and we appreciate this recognition.”
The Rotary Club is the world’s oldest service organization with more than one million members around the globe. Members of the Rotary Club of Dallas represent a cross-section of the community’s owners, leaders, executives, managers, political leaders, and professionals. The organization provides the gateway to connect with people of like ideas, providing unique opportunities to service the community alongside leaders of other businesses and professions.  For more information, please visit www.dallasrotary.com.
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, creditors rights, banking, finance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, corporate governance, intellectual property, real estate, labor, environmental, white-collar defense 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 330 attorneys with offices in Texas, New York, and Michigan and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.