Thompson & Knight Earns Top Rankings in Chambers Global 2021

DALLAS, Texas –The 2021 edition of Chambers Global highlighted three Thompson & Knight Attorneys and three practice areas as leaders in the global legal landscape, including in Algeria, Mexico, and the United States.

Algeria Rankings

Thompson & Knight is ranked highly in the Corporate/Commercial: International Firms category, with Chambers noting that the Firm “is best known for its strengths in the oil and gas sector” and for being “well versed in both M&A and project finance.” The directory also cites the Firm’s experience assisting “clients hailing from the banking, telecoms, automotive and IT sectors, among others,” and highlights the Firm’s “further skill in privatisations, dispute resolution and tax matters.”

International Energy International Principal Hassan Yassine is individually recognized in the Corporate/Commercial: International Firms category as well. The directory praises Mr. Yassine for “his expertise in international oil and gas investments, corporate transactions and tax law.”

Mexico Rankings

Thompson & Knight is ranked among the top firms in Mexico for Energy & Natural Resources and recognized for its “solid experience in the energy arena, particularly in oil and gas matters.” Specifically, the Firm is noted for “handling bidding processes for energy projects, power purchase agreements, acquisitions and project finance” while also possessing “additional skills in renewable energy, including the solar and wind areas.”

International Energy Partner and Mexico City Office Leader Claudio Rodríguez Galán is also recognized in the Energy & Natural Resources category as having  expertise in “the power sector, particularly in renewable energy.” Commending his abilities, one client states: “Claudio has extensive experience, as well as extensive problem-solving skills. He is also an excellent negotiator and an expert in the energy sector.”

USA Rankings

Thompson & Knight is ranked among leading firms in the Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) category.

Intellectual Property Partner and Dallas Office Leader Bruce S. Sostek is recognized in the Intellectual Property: Patent category for his representation of clients in IP litigation, including trade secrets disputes and patent infringement cases. One peer remarks that Mr. Sostek’s “clients and his colleagues trust him and he’s a solid trial lawyer.”

Chambers Global exclusively lists law firms and attorneys who are recommended from in-depth interviews with clients, in-house counsel and peers. Rankings in the directory are assessed on specific criteria, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence, and commitment. To view the online version of the 2021 Chambers Global directory, visit