Chalon Clark-Thomas is an award-winning attorney and equity partner at Husch Blackwell, LLP, specializing in commercial litigation, product liability, and employment law. She has received numerous accolades and honors, including the Women in Business Award (Dallas Business Journal), Texas 100 Most Influential in the State (Dallas Business Journal), Minority Business Leader Award (Dallas Business Journal), The Best Lawyers in America, Top Forty Under Forty(D Magazine), Texas Super Lawyer, Top Women Attorneys in Texas,100 Most Influential African American Leaders in Business(National Diversity Council).

At Husch Blackwell, Chalon serves as the Co-Chair of the Women’s Group and the youngest  African American to be elected to the Governance and Nominating Committee. She is a founding member and President of NEW Roundtable (Network Empowering Women), comprised of nearly 100 black female attorneys. Chalon’s board service includes KERA, National Public Radio, and the Dallas Federal Bar Association.

In addition to her thriving legal practice, Chalon is the founder and owner of Design Redefined—a contemporary interior design business. She redefines customers’ reality into beautifully decorated spaces, and her work has been featured in national magazines and on Daybreak (WFAA NEWS) & Good Morning Texas. Chalon and her husband, Richard Thomas, also own a hospitality company, including restaurant chains such as The Island Spot Jamaican Kitchen & Bar Bone Daddy’s House of Smoke and the Island Spot Villa in Jamaica.

Chalon is also a writer and has completed her first book, a memoir and childhood coming-of-age story based on her last summer spent with her grandmother in Coolidge, Texas.