“Texas Powerhouses Boast More Than Just Energy Chops”
Low oil prices may have taken their toll on energy work, but a booming state economy has kept the Texas legal market hotter than ever, with blue-chip Texas legal names, relative upstarts and even a California import rounding out the 2015 Texas Powerhouse law firms amid stiff competition.
As part of its annual regional Powerhouse series, Law360 is recognizing eight law firms that have stood out for their sizable footprint in the Lone Star State and their significant regional accomplishments over the last year:
And among corporate executives, Texas Powerhouses are go-to names that get called in to handle the most sensitive, most challenging matters.
Thompson & Knight LLP is providing tax counsel for Energy Future Holdings Corp. in its ongoing bankruptcy and has represented the former members of Brigham Exploration Co.’s board of directors in a class action alleging it was undervalued in a $4.4 billion acquisition. It also represented nearly the entire capacity of refining in Texas in a proposal covering environmental regulations.