Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight today is a law firm known for our capabilities in energy finance, taxation, business transactions, and an ability to resolve our clients’ controversies in or out of court. The Firm has more than 300 attorneys with U.S. offices in Texas, New York, and California, and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.
In addition to providing a wide range of traditional legal services to clients in many industries, the Firm takes pride in the depth of our experience in the energy industry. Thompson & Knight is named “Law Firm of the Year” in Oil & Gas Law in the 2011-2013, 2015, and 2017 editions of "Best Law Firms," the preeminent listing of the nation’s top legal practices from the publishers of U.S. News-Best Lawyers®.
Thompson & Knight is a diverse law firm committed to equality in the workplace and to encouraging diversity and inclusion both within and outside the Firm. We promote diversity and inclusion in thought and action through the organizations we support; the companies with whom we serve and do business; and the employment, development, and advancement of a diverse body of highly valued personnel.
Our culture emphasizes teamwork and an unqualified commitment to excellence and is a key reason for our success. The Firm was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 among the most highly recognized law firms in the U.S. Thompson & Knight has been named one of the top 25 law firms in the U.S. and is the only Texas-based law firm ranked in the 2017 list of “The Best Law Firms to Work For” published by Vault and was selected for inclusion in the 2014 “50 Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers. Additionally, the Firm has been recognized as a “Best Place to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal (for 13 consecutive years) and the Houston Business Journal (for three consecutive years).