McGinnis Lochridge is pleased to welcome Traci M. Clements as a Partner in Dallas. She joins the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group where she will represent clients in a wide range of general employment matters, with a specific focus on employee benefits and compliance issues related to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Clements was previously in practice with Ferguson Braswell Fraser Kubasta.
“Traci’s previous experience serving as both in-house counsel and general counsel to a publicly traded company gives her a unique understanding of the broad array of employment-related challenges facing our clients,” said McGinnis Lochridge Managing Partner Doug Dodds. “With her combination of business and legal acumen, Traci will provide our clients with the counsel and solutions they’ll need in the dynamic business environment ahead.”
Traci currently serves on the Board at the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Five Star Chamber of Commerce. She also serves on the Chamber's Small Business Services Committee, the Economic Development Advisory Council, and the Governance Committee.
Clements earned her J.D. from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now, Texas A&M University School of Law). She received her B.A. from Texas Tech University.
With offices in Austin, Houston, Dallas and Decatur, Texas, McGinnis Lochridge provides legal counsel on business and financial matters, as well as advocates for clients before administrative agencies, at the State Capitol and in courthouses across Texas and throughout the Southwest.
For more than 90 years, the firm has been serving clients in many areas, including oil and gas, electric energy, employment & labor, trust and estate planning, land use, water, environmental and real estate, among others. The firm has received top-tier rankings in Chambers USA, Texas Lawyer, and Martindale-Hubbell, among others.