BY

Barney Thornton Young

Of Counsel
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Barney Young's practice has been primarily in the corporate and securities fields. He was a founding partner of Locke Lord predecessor firm Rain Harrell Emery Young & Doke. Barney has been active with numerous nonprofit organizations and a strong supporter of education, having served as a school trustee for several decades.

Barney Young's practice has been primarily in the corporate and securities fields. He was a founding partner of Locke Lord predecessor firm Rain Harrell Emery Young & Doke. Barney has been active with numerous nonprofit organizations and a strong supporter of education, having served as a school trustee for several decades.

CREDENTIALS
Education
  • LL.B.,

    with honors

    , The University of Texas School of Law, 1958
    Editor in Chief, Texas Law Review
    Grand Chancellor
    Order of the Coif
  • B.A.,

    magna cum laude

    , Yale University, 1955
    Phi Beta Kappa
    Pi Sigma Alpha
Bar Admissions
  • Texas
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, American Judicature Society
    • Member, State Bar of Texas
    • Member, Dallas Bar Association
    • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation 
    • Charter Life Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation 

    Academic and Honorary Organizations

    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Pi Sigma Alpha
    • Order of the Coif
    • The Philosophical Society of Texas

    Clubs and Fraternal Organizations

    • Phi Gamma Delta
    • Phi Delta Phi
    • Yale Club of Dallas
    • Yale Club of New York City
    • Dallas Petroleum Club
    • Dallas Country Club

    Corporate Boards

    • Horchow Mail Order, Inc. (1973-1988)
    • Jones Blair Company (1977-1999)
Awards & Recognitions
    • Recipient, Yale Club of Dallas Medal (2001)
    • Recipient, Yale Medal (1999)
Community Leadership
    • St. Mark's School of Texas
      • Board of Trustees (1970-1995)
      • President (1976-1978)
      • Life Trustee (1995)
    • The Hockaday School
      • Board of Trustees (1971-1977, 1990-1998)
      • Chairman (1994-1996)
      • Honorary Alum (1997)
      • Life Trustee (1998)
      • Chairman New Century Campaign (1998-2004)
    • The Lamplighter School
      • Board of Trustees (1976-1999)
      • Chairman (1983-1986)
      • Life Trustee (2006)
    • Yale University Development Board (1984-1991, 1998-2011)
    • Yale University Council Committee on Development Review (1988-1993)
    • Chairman, Southwest Region, Yale Campaign (1992-1997)
    • National Association of Independent Schools, Board of Directors (2000-2004)
    • Mental Health Association of Dallas County, Board of Directors (1969-1972)
    • Trammell Crow Family Foundation, Board of Directors (1984-1987)
    • Dallas Zoological Society, Board of Trustees (1986-1992)
    • The Foundation for the Callier Center and Communication Disorders, Board of Trustees (1988-1999)
    • Friends of the Center for Human Nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Board of Directors (1988-2005)
    • Dallas Historical Society, Board of Trustees, (1993-2001)
    • The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Board of Directors (2000-2006)
Professional History
    • Of Counsel, Locke Lord LLP
    • Of Counsel, Locke Liddell & Sapp PLLC (1999-2007)
    • Shareholder, Locke Purnell Rain Harrell PC (1987-1998)
    • Founding Partner, Rain Harrell Emery Young & Doke (1965-1987)
    • Associate Attorney, Thompson, Knight, Wright & Simmons (1958-1965)