DALLAS, Texas (February 4, 2019) – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce Keith R. Whitman is joining the firm as Chief Operating Officer, bringing with him more than 25 years of experience in the legal field.
In this role, Mr. Whitman will manage all administrative and operational functions for the firm and work with the Managing Partner and Management Committee in developing and implementing long-term and annual business plans.
Mr. Whitman joins from the New York-based law firm Kobre & Kim LLP, where he served in a similar position for the past five years, managing an operation of more than 250 attorneys across 13 domestic and international offices. Texas-based Thompson & Knight has more than 300 lawyers in 10 U.S. and global offices.
“We are delighted to welcome Keith to the Thompson & Knight family and look forward to the insights, experience, and leadership he brings,” said Mark M. Sloan, the firm’s Managing Partner. Mr. Whitman’s first day with the firm was January 28, 2019.
One of the five largest Texas-based law firms, Thompson & Knight is among the most respected in the country, earning multiple individual and firm honors from The Best Lawyers in America, National Law Journal, Texas Lawyer, Law360, Texas Super Lawyers, and BTI Consulting Group. Thompson & Knight was recognized among the top firms in Texas in 13 practice areas in the 2018 edition of the prestigious Chambers USA legal guide and is among the top U.S. law firms in 12 practice areas in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500.