Established in Dallas in 1887, Thompson & Knight has been at the forefront of groundbreaking litigation and transactions that have historically shaped the legal and business communities in Texas and the Southwest. Today, Thompson & Knight maintains that influence and leadership as one of the oldest and largest firms in the state, with more than 300 attorneys in its Texas and New York offices, and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe. With a client-focused, team-oriented culture that prizes innovation and responsiveness, Thompson & Knight takes pride in the independence and determination that are hallmarks of the Firm’s roots in the Lone Star State.
Our culture – the key reason for our success – emphasizes teamwork and an unparalleled commitment to excellence. It’s all about the people. The people are what make us the sophisticated and collegial Firm we are.
More than 300 attorneys Firm-wide
Received top national rankings for Career Outlook; Satisfaction; Integration of Laterals and Clerks; and Informal Training, Mentoring and Sponsorship in Vault’s “2020 Best Law Firms to Work For”
Named one of the "Best Places to Work" by the Dallas Business Journal for 16 consecutive years
Among the most highly recognized law firms in the United States in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 by Woodward/White Inc.
In addition to providing a wide range of traditional legal services to clients in many industries, the Firm takes pride in the depth of experience in the energy industry. Thompson & Knight was named “Law Firm of the Year” in Natural Resources Law (2018) and in Oil & Gas Law (2011-2013, 2015, 2017) by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” In addition, the Firm received 26 national rankings, including tier-one designations in nine practice areas, in the 2020 edition of “Best Law Firms.”
With a reputation for superior service and value, our clients know us as business-minded, proactive, relentless, and results-oriented. We hire and invest in the highest quality of people and value excellence and diversity of talent, thought, and practices.
“Thompson & Knight works with clients from around the world. But the Firm’s true strength is found in our Texas roots. No firm knows this region better or has a better grasp of the complex, interwoven legal issues that affect the businesses and economy of the state, and ultimately the nation. We are proud of our Texas roots and expertise that today extends across the United States and the globe.”