Distinctions & Honors

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Thompson & Knight and our lawyers are consistently recognized in “best of” lists and rankings.  A few of the honors and awards we have received include:


Honored among the nation's "Best Law Firms" in U.S. News-Best Lawyers® 2016 rankings. Received 28 national rankings, including tier-one designations in 10 practice areas. Named “Law Firm of the Year” in Oil & Gas Law for 2011-2013, 2015.


One of the nation’s top firms in Energy: Oil and Gas (Transactional) and among Texas’ top firms in multiple areas of practice in Chambers USA 2016 by Chambers & Partners.


Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 by Woodward/White Inc. among the most highly recognized law firms in the U.S.


One of the nation’s top firms in nine areas of practice in The Legal 500 US 2016 by Legalease.


Recognized in the 201 New York Super Lawyers® and New York Rising Stars®; and 2016 Texas Super Lawyers® and 2016 Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters.