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Manufacturing

Thompson & Knight attorneys actively counsel and represent industrial and manufacturing companies to address a wide range of legal needs. The legal counsel we provide involves matters related to general business and operations; contract negotiation and administration; securities and finance; employee benefits and executive compensation; federal, state, and local tax; environmental; distribution; intellectual property protection and intellectual asset management; licensing; cybersecurity; regulatory compliance; mergers and acquisitions; and litigation and dispute resolution.

Overview

Thompson & Knight attorneys actively counsel and represent industrial and manufacturing companies to address a wide range of legal needs. The legal counsel we provide involves matters related to general business and operations; contract negotiation and administration; securities and finance; employee benefits and executive compensation; federal, state, and local tax; environmental; distribution; intellectual property protection and intellectual asset management; licensing; cybersecurity; regulatory compliance; mergers and acquisitions; and litigation and dispute resolution.

Our clients represent most of the world’s primary industry groups, including:

  • Aircraft, railcar, truck, and bus
  • Appliances
  • Automotive and industrial original equipment
  • Building materials and supplies
  • Cement, concrete, and aggregates
  • Chemicals
  • Consumer products
  • Forest and agricultural products
  • Heating, ventilation, and cooling systems
  • Heavy equipment and machinery manufacturing
  • LNG regasification plant construction
  • Industrial ceramics
  • Materials construction
  • Materials handling equipment
  • Natural resource extraction and service companies
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Steel
  • Telecommunications, computer, electrical, and electronic equipment
  • Textiles
  • Utilities

Our comprehensive command of commercial finance is of particular value to our industrial and manufacturing clients. In that regard, Thompson & Knight attorneys represent and counsel clients in lending and leasing transactions, acquisitions, asset-based borrowing and letters and lines of credit, equipment and general corporate financing and mortgage warehouse lending, leveraged and single investor leasing, and analyzing and documenting collateral for financings.