HOUSTON — The Cannon, a 120,000 square foot startup co-working space and entrepreneurial hub in Houston, has announced a strategic partnership with the Texas-based law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP.
With more than 300 attorneys, the firm will serve as an on-site legal resource to The Cannon’s entrepreneurially focused community. This strategic partnership was established to bridge the information gap between new disruptive technologies and seasoned industry experience and make The Cannon’s Houston-based startups the most strategic and successful early-stage companies possible.
“Thompson & Knight is pleased to partner with Houston-based entrepreneurs who are building the innovation, services, and technological platforms of the very near future,” said Mark M. Sloan, Managing Partner of Thompson & Knight. “We will offer our experience in the issues common to start-up businesses, including intellectual property, technology, corporate, labor, and other areas of counsel that will help further the goals of these pioneering companies.”
“We’re thrilled to partner with an incredibly accomplished law firm like Thompson & Knight to continue in our mission of surrounding our community with all of the best and most qualified resources they need to grow their businesses,” added Brad True, Managing Director at The Cannon.
Staffed by attorneys in a variety of practices, Thompson & Knight will maintain an office in The Cannon, providing a consistent presence for The Cannon community in addition to legal resources, strategic programming, and business-enhancing efforts.