Thompson & Knight opened its Houston office in 1978 and has since grown to more than 70 lawyers today. Clients benefit from our strength in oil, gas, and energy; corporate and securities; finance; real estate and banking; bankruptcy and restructuring; litigation; intellectual property; tax; and labor and employment.
Throughout Thompson & Knight's history, our resilience and our ability and willingness to adapt have fueled our success. The Firm received nine first-tier rankings in the Houston metropolitan area in the 2013 edition of Best Law Firms, the preeminent listing of the nation’s top legal practices from the publishers of U.S. News-Best Lawyers®. Our rankings in prestigious publications such as Chambers USA 2014 by Chambers & Partners and The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 by Woodward/White Inc. are among the best in the nation. Thompson & Knight has been recognized in the 2013 "Top Lawyers in Houston" by H Texas magazine. Thompson & Knight was one of only two Texas-based law firms to be included in the 2014 “50 Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers. In addition, our Houston office was selected as a "Best Place to Work" by the Houston Business Journal for three consecutive years.
Our impact in Houston is visible.