March 18, 2014
Texas – The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce the Firm has been recognized in the 2014 Chambers Global legal directory by Chambers & Partners. Additionally, Partners Andrew B. Derman and Hassan Yassine are cited for their exceptional legal careers.
The Firm is one of only four law firms ranked in Algeria for Corporate/Commercial: International Firms. The directory states that Thompson & Knight is “best known for its specialization in the energy sector, with a focus on oil and gas.” Yassine, a Partner in the Firm’s International Energy Practice Group, is praised for his “strong reputation for his expertise in hydrocarbons law.”
Derman, the Firm’s International Energy Practice Group Leader, is described by a satisfied client as being “very client-focused and proactive at fulfilling our needs" and he is specifically highlighted for his international expertise. The directory cites that Derman was “recently called upon by Samsung C&T to assist with its acquisition of Parallel Petroleum, a transaction valued at some $800 million USD.”
Chambers Global exclusively lists law firms and attorneys who are strongly recommended from in-depth interviews with peers and clients. Rankings in the directory are assessed on specific criteria, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence, and commitment. A team of 150 full-time editors and researchers conduct thousands of interviews in countries around the globe.
The online version of the 2014 Chambers Global directory can be found at http://www.chambersandpartners.com/Global.