T&K Ranked Among Top Firms in the Nation by Chambers USA

Texas – The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce its recognition among the top 10 firms in the United States for the Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) category in the Chambers USA 2011 legal directory by Chambers & Partners. Three Firm Partners were also included in the individual nationwide rankings for their expertise – Andrew B. Derman and John W. Rain in the Energy: Oil and Gas (Transactional) category and Jeffrey B. Andrews in the Outsourcing category.

The directory states that the Firm is a “superb oil-patch firm” and notes: “It has expertise across the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors, advising on M&A, securities, structured financing and private equity investment.” Additionally, the directory states: “Its strong transactional practice represents publicly traded energy companies and a variety of oil and gas exploration, production, refining, pipeline, marketing and investment companies.”

In addition to its national ranking, the Firm is ranked among Texas’ top firms in 11 other categories, the fields of Antitrust, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Environment, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, Real Estate, Tax, and Technology: Outsourcing. The Firm is also ranked among Michigan’s top firms in the field of Litigation: General Commercial.

Twenty-nine of the Firm’s attorneys were recognized for their expertise in specific practice areas. These include:


Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) – Andrew B. Derman, John W. Rain
Outsourcing – Jeffrey B. Andrews


Antitrust – L. James Berglund II, Gregory S.C. Huffman, William M. Katz, Jr.
Banking & Finance – Andrew P. Flint, James W. McKellar, John W. Rain
Bankruptcy/Restructuring – David M. Bennett, Rhett G. Campbell
Corporate/M&A – Jeffrey A. Zlotky
Environment – James B. Harris, James C. Morriss III
Intellectual Property – Herbert J. Hammond, Bruce S. Sostek
Labor and Employment – Stephen F. Fink
Litigation: Energy & Natural Resources – Craig A. Haynes
Litigation: General Commercial – Timothy R. McCormick
Real Estate – Martha Harris, M. Lawrence (Larry) Hicks, Jr., Andrew A. Ingrum, Alfred M. Meyerson, Harry M. Roberts Jr., Mark M. Sloan
Tax – Roger D. Aksamit, R. David Wheat
Tax: Litigation – Mary A. McNulty, Emily A. Parker
Technology: Outsourcing – Jeffrey B. Andrews


Litigation: General Commercial – Philip J. Kessler

Chambers USA exclusively lists law firms and attorneys who are strongly recommended from in-depth interviews with peers and clients. For the online version of the Firm’s listing in Chambers USA, please click here.