Thompson & Knight conducts an extensive trial practice in trial and appellate courts in every part of Texas, across the Southwest, throughout the U.S., and around the world. Our Trial lawyers combine keen analysis, thorough preparation, practical skills, and comprehensive experience to represent clients effectively before judges, juries, and arbiters. If a favorable pre-trial solution is not or cannot be reached, we try cases vigorously and confidently to verdict.
Our trial team includes approximately 110 skilled trial and appellate lawyers. We are proud that Thompson & Knight received a national first-tier ranking for Commercial Litigation in the 2014 edition of Best Law Firms, the preeminent listing of the nation's top legal practices from the publishers of U.S. News & World Report and The Best Lawyers in America®. The Firm is also ranked among top firms in Texas for Commercial Litigation in Chambers USA 2013 by Chambers & Partners. We have been recognized as a "Recommended Litigation Firm" in Texas for seven consecutive years in Benchmark: Litigation, the definitive guide to America's leading firms and attorneys, and recently were named a “2013 Go-To Law Firm for the Top 500 Companies” for Litigation by American Lawyer Media.
Thompson & Knight's Trial lawyers efficiently manage complex cases, class actions, and mass tort litigation involving millions of documents, hundreds or even thousands of plaintiffs. Our Trial lawyers and Trial staff apply technology to develop cases efficiently and economically and to enhance presentations of evidence and argument.
Thompson & Knight's Trial Practice includes international disputes and arbitrations requiring unique expertise and experience. Thompson & Knight has an established alliance with 12 Gray's Inn Square, one of the most prestigious legal chambers for international dispute resolution in the world. Together we offer high-level advocacy and expertise in arbitrations under the laws of England and Wales (often the law of choice in international arbitrations), of Texas (often the law of choice in oil and gas disputes), of New York (often the law of choice in general commercial disputes), and elsewhere. The members of 12 Gray’s Inn Square and Thompson & Knight have served as leading dispute resolution practitioners around the world with experience in energy, mining, construction, telecommunications, and finance sectors.
Thompson & Knight attorneys have the experience and expertise to handle virtually any litigation or dispute resolution matter faced by our valued clients. Our Trial lawyers have experience in a wide range of areas. While no short list can include the full range of our expertise, please view the list of focus areas for highlights of our experience.