Thompson & Knight Recognized by The Legal 500 Latin America 2019

DALLAS — The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP has been recognized in the industry guide The Legal 500 Latin America by Legalease as one of the top law firms in Latin America for 2019. In addition, Mexico City Office Leader and International Energy Partner Claudio Rodríguez Galán, who focuses his practice on energy and infrastructure matters, is listed among the elite “Leading Lawyers” in Mexico for Energy and Natural Resources.

Thompson & Knight earned recognition among Mexico’s top law firms for its expertise in the Energy and Natural Resources and Tax practice areas. In making its determination, The Legal 500 Latin America guide noted that clients enjoyed the Firm’s “very personalized service” and its attorneys’ ability to understand the business of clients in the region.

The editorial also listed three Thompson & Knight attorneys as “recommended.” Mr. Rodríguez was identified as a “prominent power specialist” in Mexico. The Firm’s Monterrey Office Leader and International Energy Partner Gabriel Ruiz, who represents clients in corporate and operational design for the development of oil, gas, and energy projects, was praised for his “wide knowledge of the exploration and production business in the country.” Tax Partner Mario Barrera Vázquez, who focuses his practice on domestic and cross-border tax advisory, planning, and strategy work in Mexico was described as “available, professional, and reliable.”

Thousands of professionals in the legal marketplace access The Legal 500 Latin America rankings and accompanying editorial as an authoritative resource on the legal industry. Published by Legalease, The Legal 500 Latin America provides a detailed qualitative review of more than 600 commercial law firms across 18 key jurisdictions in the region across all relevant practice areas. To view the analysis of law firms, visit