Dallas (February 5, 2014) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to welcome Sarah W. Fitzgerald as an Associate in the Firm’s Trial Practice Group and Katy A. Mathews as an Attorney in the Firm’s Employment and Labor Practice Group. Fitzgerald will join Thompson & Knight in the Firm’s New York office and Mathews will join in the Dallas office.

“Both Katy and Sarah join us with skills and experience that make each of them an excellent addition to our team,” said Emily A. Parker, the Firm’s Managing Partner.

Fitzgerald focuses her practice on litigation and dispute resolution. Admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York, she received a J.D., cum laude, from Fordham University School of Law in 2010, and an A.B., with honors, in History from the University of Chicago in 2005. Fitzgerald served as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable William H. Pauley III in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York in 2009 and to the Honorable Marcy L. Kahn in the New York State Supreme Court in 2008.

Mathews focuses her practice on employment and labor law. Admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Illinois, and Texas, she received a J.D.,cum laude, from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 2009, and a B.A., cum laude, in History with minors in French and Psychology from Indiana University in 2005.

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, finance, banking, securities, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, intellectual property, corporate governance, creditors’ rights, real estate, labor, white collar defense, and environmental matters, among others. They are particularly recognized for their depth of experience and capabilities on behalf of clients in the energy industry, both domestically and around the world. The Firm has been named the “Law Firm of the Year” in Oil & Gas Law in the 2011-2012 and 2013 consecutive editions of Best Law Firms, the preeminent listing of the nation’s top legal practices published by U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America®. Thompson & Knight has approximately 330 attorneys with offices in Texas, New York, California, and Michigan, and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.