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Business litigator Jasmine Wynton joins Thompson Coburn in Dallas

April 15, 2020

Business litigator Jasmine Wynton has joined Thompson Coburn’s Dallas office as a partner. Jasmine was previously an associate at Thompson & Knight and Jones Day.

Jasmine represents clients in a variety of business litigation matters in state and federal courts involving allegations of breach of contract, fraud, negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, and tortious interference with contracts and prospective business relations. Jasmine has guided clients through government investigations and litigation brought by the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission involving allegations of consumer, health care, and securities fraud. Jasmine also has significant experience in employment litigation involving state and federal anti-discrimination laws and other employment-related statutes.

“Jasmine is an outstanding litigator and a strong strategic thinker,” said Nicole Williams, the managing partner of Thompson Coburn’s Dallas office. “She has a remarkably broad range of litigation experience for a new partner and in her work for clients has demonstrated a total commitment to achieving their goals. We’re very lucky to have her join our growing team in Dallas.”

“I’m delighted to join Thompson Coburn’s new office in Dallas,” said Jasmine. “This is an outstanding group of attorneys, and I’m honored to serve Thompson Coburn’s clients in state and federal litigation in Texas and beyond.”

Jasmine earned her J.D. from Duke University School of Law. She earned a B.A. in History from Spelman College. Before entering private practice, Jasmine served as a law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge Sam Lindsay in the Northern District of Texas and to Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson of the Supreme Court of Texas.

Jasmine serves on the Board of Trustees for the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society. She is a past director of the J.L. Turner Legal Association, the African-American bar association of Dallas, and a past fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Pathfinder Program. Jasmine is a member of the N.E.W. Roundtable, a group of African-American women attorneys who focus on building connections between inside and outside counsel and improving the recruitment, retention and promotion of black women in the legal profession. Jasmine is also active in the Dallas community, serving on the Dallas Theater Center Guild Board and as a member of the Junior League of Dallas.

About Thompson Coburn LLP

Thompson Coburn is a full-service law firm with nearly 375 attorneys practicing in more than 50 areas of law, with offices in Chicago, Dallas, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, St. Louis and Southern Illinois. In 2019, the firm was recognized by the Association of Corporate Counsel as an ACC Value Champion, an international honor that recognizes “best-in-class” innovations that drive value and dramatically improve efficiencies within corporate law departments.