James W. McKellar ’75, ’78

October 7, 2016

James W. McKellar, an attorney in the Dallas office of Thompson & Knight LLP, has been named to Best Lawyers in America 2017.

McKellar advises clients in structuring, negotiating and documenting business transactions with an emphasis on capital markets, energy and financial transactions. His experience includes counseling clients in connection with workouts, restructurings, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; energy commodity purchases and derivative transactions; and general corporate matters.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences and a Juris Doctor from Dedman School of Law.