Texas Young Lawyers Association Names David McAtee President-Elect

May 06, 2003

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DALLAS – Haynes and Boone, LLP is pleased to announce that David McAtee has been named President-Elect of the 20,000-member Texas Young Lawyers Association. Mr. McAtee will serve as President-Elect for the 2003-2004 term and ascend to the presidency in 2004-2005. He has served as a director in the organization since 2001.

The Texas Young Lawyers Association is a department of the State Bar of Texas. All licensed Texas Lawyers who are 36 years old or younger or who are in their first three years of licensure, are automatically members of TYLA. The purpose of TYLA is to facilitate the administration of justice, foster respect for the law, and advance the role of the legal profession in serving the public.

Mr. McAtee is a Partner in the firm’s Antitrust and White Collar Criminal Defense practice groups. He represents corporate and individual clients in a variety of antitrust, environmental, and commercial litigation matters.  Mr. McAtee is a frequent speaker on antitrust and other litigation topics, and he has substantial experience counseling companies on antitrust compliance issues in the Old and New Economies.

Mr. McAtee is the President of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, a Director and Executive Committee member of the Dallas Bar Association and a presidential appointee to the ABA/YLD Public Service Project Team. He is a Founding Fellow and former Chair of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation, a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and a member of the Executive Committee of the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Project Fundraiser.

He earned his A.B. cum laude from Duke University in 1991 and his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law in 1994.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with nine offices throughout Texas, Washington, D.C. and Mexico City providing a full spectrum of legal services to clients around the world. With more than 425 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by National Law Journal.  AmLaw Tech Magazine Scoreboard ranked Haynes and Boone first in law firm technology in 2001. The firm has been recognized as one of the 25 “Best U.S. Law Firms at Which to Work” (Of Counsel, 2000), one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America” (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2002) and recipient of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2002 Thomas L. Sager Award for commitment to diversity.

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