Thomas P. Perkins, Jr., J.D. ’95, has joined the Dallas office of Thompson & Knight LLP as Of Counsel in the Government and Regulatory Practice Group. Perkins will focus his practice on government and regulatory matters. He has a long career of legal service in the public sector, most recently serving as Dallas City Attorney. He was the chief legal officer for the City and advised the City Council, council members, and all city departments for eight years. Perkins also serves as an Assistant Professor of Law at UNT Dallas College of Law where he teaches legislation, civil procedure, negotiation, administrative law, and problem-solving.