Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight today is a law firm known for our capabilities in energy finance, taxation, business transactions, and an ability to resolve our clients’ controversies in or out of court. The Firm has approximately 330 attorneys with U.S. offices in Texas, New York, and California and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.
In addition to providing a wide range of traditional legal services to clients in many industries, the Firm takes pride in the depth of our experience in the energy industry. Thompson & Knight was honored among the nation's "Best Law Firms" in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® 2014 rankings. The Firm received 29 national rankings, including tier-one designations in seven practice areas.
Thompson & Knight is a diverse law firm committed to equality in the workplace and to encouraging diversity and inclusion both within and outside the Firm. We promote diversity and inclusion in thought and action through the organizations we support; the companies with whom we serve and do business; and the employment, development, and advancement of a diverse body of highly valued personnel.
Our culture – the key reason for our success – emphasizes teamwork and an unparalleled commitment to excellence. The Firm was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 among the most highly recognized law firms in the U.S. Thompson & Knight has been named one of the top 25 law firms in the U.S. and is the only Texas-based law firm ranked in the 2014 list of “The Best Law Firms to Work For” published by Vault and was selected for inclusion in the 2014 “50 Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers. Additionally, the Firm has been recognized as a “Best Place to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal (for 11 consecutive years) and the Houston Business Journal (for three consecutive years).