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

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June 12, 2012

Texas – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce its recognition among the top 10 firms in the U.S. for the Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) category in the Chambers USA 2012 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’s “deep-rooted presence in the market has allowed it to develop an intimate knowledge of the upstream and midstream sectors, as well as establish close ties with industry participants.”  The directory also notes that “in addition to its national presence, the firm is increasingly active in overseas oil and gas project development.”  According to one client, “They take a personal interest in my business – they are responsive and the engagement is a real partnership.”

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

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

James C. Morriss III, Environment

David M. Bennett, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
L. James Berglund II, Antitrust
Andrew B. Derman, Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
Stephen F. Fink, Labor & Employment
Lawrence (Larry) A. Hall, Corporate/M&A
Herbert J. Hammond, Intellectual Property
James B. Harris, Environment
Martha Harris, Real Estate
Craig A. Haynes, Litigation: Energy & Natural Resources
M. Lawrence (Larry) Hicks, Jr., Real Estate
Gregory S.C. Huffman, Antitrust
Andrew A. Ingrum, Real Estate
Wilson G. Jones, Healthcare
William M. Katz, Jr., Antitrust
Timothy R. McCormick, Litigation: General Commercial
James W. McKellar, Banking & Finance
Mary A. McNulty, Tax: Litigation
Emily A. Parker, Tax: Litigation
John W. Rain, Banking & Finance, Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
Harry M. Roberts Jr., Real Estate
A. Kay Roska, Environment
Elizabeth A. Schartz, Labor & Employment
Mark M. Sloan, Real Estate
Bruce S. Sostek, Intellectual Property
R. David Wheat, Tax
Jeffrey A. Zlotky, Corporate/M&A

Roger D. Aksamit, Tax
Jeffrey B. Andrews, Outsourcing, Technology: Outsourcing
Rhett G. Campbell, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Andrew P. Flint, Banking & Finance
Alfred M. Meyerson, Real Estate

New York
Philip J. Kessler, Litigation: General Commercial

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