Corporate and Securities

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Attorneys in Thompson & Knight’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group serve as outside general counsel and as advisors on day-to-day operational matters for a diverse range of public and private corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and other business entities.  We provide similar counsel to insurance companies, financial institutions, investment advisors, and investment banking firms. 

We are proud that Thompson & Knight received a national first-tier ranking for Corporate Law as well as a national ranking for Securities/Capital Markets Law in the 2014 edition of "Best Law Firms," the preeminent listing of the nation’s top legal practices from U.S. News - Best Lawyers®.  Additionally, the Firm was recognized in the Corporate/M&A category by the prestigious Chambers USA 2014 directory, which quotes one Firm client as saying “They know the industry extremely well, which gives clients a good advantage.”

Our attorneys serve as outside general and special counsel and advisors on public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint venture creations, leveraged buyouts, corporate restructurings, and a full range of other business transactions. We represent issuers and underwriters, analyzing, structuring, negotiating, and managing the diverse issues that arise in corporate financing transactions, handling all federal and state securities law matters, including periodic reporting and compliance matters. We have also developed expertise in corporate governance issues and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, including representation of audit and special committees with respect to internal investigations and related party transactions.