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Thompson & Knight LLP

26 National Rankings & 77 Metro Rankings | Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Thompson & Knight's attorneys provided excellent counsel on a very challenging case.

Litigation - Labor & Employment

I have found the Litigation-Labor & Employment department of Thompson & Knight to be excellent. They are knowledgeable, responsive and practical. Their advice helps avoid employment issues. I consider them to be a partner in dealing with employment matters.

Judy Johnston Society of Petroleum Engineers, Inc.

Litigation - Tax

Thompson & Knight are the best oil and gas tax lawyers, bar none.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

The entire Thompson & Knight restructuring team was very knowledgeable and easy to work with.

Dennis Ulak Huron Consulting Group, Inc.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

I have found the lawyers in Thompson & Knight's Insolvency practice knowledgeable and dedicated to client service. I would not hesitate to refer others to this outstanding group of lawyers.

Health Care Law

Andrew Cookingham, Jennifer Ecklund, and Reed Randel of Thompson & Knight LLP are exceptional lawyers with unique insight into the complex world of healthcare litigation. Andrew, Jenny, and Reed take time to find the right solution for a particular issue, keeping the client's needs and concerns as a top priority at all times. The T&K team are easily accessible, knowledgeable, and always present themselves in a calm, collected manner even when tensions rise.

Korri Bryant Torch Recovery Services

Commercial Litigation

In every instance, Thompson & Knight exhibited expertise above every firm in opposition.

H. Thomas Moran II Asset Servicing Group, LLC

Real Estate Law

Thompson & Knight is very knowledgeable and a primary firm that our Dallas Real Estate office uses.

Trusts & Estates Law

Top notch expertise. Thompson & Knight provides the perfect combination of technical and practical advice.

Stephen Gardner Hunts Sports Group, LLC

Real Estate Law

Thompson & Knight is the primary law firm I utilize for real estate transactions. They have consistently demonstrated a strong knowledge base, ability to work with my clients and their counsel and have always performed. Great firm! Great people!

Commercial Litigation

I have been very pleased with Rob Vartabedian as well as his staff and colleagues at Thompson & Knight. We have been using him for several years now and am impressed with his knowledge, courtroom skills and tenacity in working our cases. We have thrown many different problems at him and he has never disappointed us with the work he has provided us. Without a doubt he is our "go to guy" whenever we need a lawyer.

Win Graham The Allar Company

Oil & Gas Law

Thompson & Knight's Jolisa Dobbs is the absolute best. She has worked for us and been on the other side of some of our transactions. In all cases, she is the consummate professional. I can't recommend her highly enough.

Mark Choury Thunder Basin Resources

Oil & Gas Law

We have had an excellent experience with Rob Vartabedian and his team at Thompson & Knight. He is a true expert in oil & gas lease disputes and trial work.

Oil & Gas Law

Thompson & Knight's attorneys, and in particular Mr. Hunter White in their Houston office, have been an invaluable source of knowledge on oil and gas issues.

Employment Law - Management

We have used Thompson & Knight for a number of complicated employment matters. The T&K team has consistently provided excellent legal, practical, and tactical advice in respect of these matters. I would highly recommend the T&K team for all employment matters.

Ian Buchanan Reliance Oilfield Services

Real Estate Law

Bill O’Connor, Mark Weibel, and their team at Thompson & Knight have consistently been amazing to work with. They are cost-effective, logical, and resourceful, taking the lead from the client while also bringing their expertise (pros/cons on proposed actions). And, they are fun to work with!

Debra Morgan Black Eagle Real Estate Partners

Real Estate Law

I work with the Thompson & Knight real estate team, primarily with Ben Herd and Dan Hopper. They are my preferred counsel and are experts in term and securitized lending. I trust the firm's opinion on virtually all legal matters that arise with originating and servicing real estate through the life of a loan.

Real Estate Law

We use Thompson & Knight for construction and term lending in the CRE space. They have a strong team with excellent bench strength. They are adept at understanding solutions that work for us and our clients. Their experience as both lender counsel and working as borrower counsel gives them a good perspective of where each side is coming from and where we can reach an agreement. Their attention to detail and timely service is also much appreciated by us and our CRE clients as most of our transactions are on tight schedules.

Kent Howard CrossFirst Bank

Real Estate Law

Working with Thompson & Knight is a first class experience. The talent level at all levels within the firm is exceptional.

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Thompson & Knight's attorneys, and in particular Jeremiah Mayfield in their Dallas office, have been key advisers to us on U.S. securities and capital markets issues. I've worked with Mr. Mayfield on multiple transactions over the past few years, and he has an ability to bring order and clarity to a transaction that is rare in the securities/capital markets space.

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Thompson & Knight has a knowledgeable staff in criminal defense.

H. Thomas Moran II Asset Servicing Group, LLC

Commercial Litigation

My experience with the Thompson & Knight attorneys I have dealt with has been very positive. They are very responsive and understand my business needs regarding the issues I bring to them.

Bonnie Reinke Inform Diagnostics

Natural Resources Law

I have worked with Thompson & Knight for several years and continue to be amazed of their depth in knowledge, globally of our industry!

Stan Ross Infinity Energy Resources, Inc.

Natural Resources Law

Thompson & Knight's Rob Vartabedian, Robert Dougherty and Conrad Hester know their respective areas of law as well as any attorney in the DFW area.

Oil & Gas Law

My Thompson & Knight litigation team was fully invested in my matter, and it showed in the quality of the work, their willingness to be available, and responsive to a broad spectrum of issues as they arose. Their written and oral advocacy was first rate, and we got the result we wanted because of that.

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Thompson & Knight lawyers are recognized experts in regulatory law.

Corporate Law

Thompson & Knight is always available and always working towards what our company needs. They understand the culture of our company and don't try to push us in a different direction, like other law firms used in the past. Their expertise is always excellent.

Lonnie Brock Samuel Gary Jr & Associates

Corporate Law

Thompson & Knight's attorneys provide clear and concise answers to our corporate law questions, and are very efficient for completing corporate restructurings.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Thompson & Knight attorneys, Bruce Sostek and Rich Wynne are two of the best IP litigators I have worked with in my 24 year career.

Litigation - Tax

Thompson & Knight is highly specialized in this arena.

H. Thomas Moran II Asset Servicing Group, LLC

Oil & Gas Law

Thompson & Knight has exceeded our expectations with thoroughness and expertise in all areas oil and gas.

John Sabia Point Energy Partners Permian, LLC

Trademark Law

I have found the Trademark department of Thompson & Knight to be excellent. They are knowledgeable, responsive and practical. I consider them to be a partner in dealing with trademark matters, not only in the US but globally.

Judy Johnston Society of Petroleum Engineers, Inc.

Technology Law

Thompson & Knight is very quick and professional response at all times.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Thompson & Knight is always thorough and very detailed. They definitely have considerable expertise and experience in this area.

Employment Law - Management

Thompson & Knight is always a go-to option for labor and employment work. They are first-rate legal minds, and top-notch advocates. Moreover, they understand our business, and what is important to us. I would trust them with any significant L&E matter.

Litigation - Securities

Thompson & Knight attorneys are professional, responsive, kind and very client oriented.

Laura Rossi Formerly with Xerox Business Services

Environmental Law

Thompson & Knight are smart attorneys with a keen sense for our business objectives.

Oil & Gas Law

Whenever we have any concerns surrounding Oil & Gas Law, we always reach out to Thompson & Knight for answers.

Stan Ross Infinity Energy Resources, Inc.

Health Care Law

Thompson & Knight understands our industry and always look for cost-effective solutions.

Justin Pitt Community Health Systems (CHS)

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Thompson & Knight is consistently among the best firms with which I work, and I have done so for 25 years.

David Copeland SM Energy

Corporate Law

Thompson & Knight has a great understanding of corporate law and is easy to work with.

Health Care Law

Thompson & Knight has great trial lawyers, great healthcare expertise, great bench strength, and great value proposition. Thompson & Knight are extremely responsive to all of our needs and have been great partners on a large volume of hotly contested litigation matters.

Joel Richlin Prime Healthcare Management

Commercial Litigation

Thompson & Knight has done an exceptional job for us in the healthcare industry.

Debbie Woods Encompass Office Solutions, Inc.

Commercial Litigation

Thompson & Knight have exceeded our expectations in every way with thorough work and expert knowledge.

John Sabia Point Energy Partners Permian, LLC

Litigation - Intellectual Property

The guidance of Thompson & Knight through complicated and confusing IP issues was invaluable. They did a great job for us.

Joe Kerr PV Fluid Products Inc.

Litigation - Tax

Thompson & Knight has been very helpful and successful in handling a significant tax controversy case. We received a very favorable result and a very workable settlement. The firm also assisted in obtaining a tax ruling. Their contacts in Washington, DC and their experience in the area were very instrumental in a successful ruling outcome and many experts claimed we would not receive.

Oil & Gas Law

Andrew Derman and his team at Thompson & Knight provide a very special service. Through Andy’s previous experience as in-house counsel and close relationships with many in-house oil and gas lawyers, he has developed a unique insight into what really matters to a company in a commercial negotiation or a litigation result. He is a person whose aim is to achieve a solution to a problem rather than stand on legal formalities and through his many, many years acting both for independents, majors and state oil companies, he has developed the ability to know instinctively what is possible. It goes without saying that he is also a top-class lawyer in his field of international oil and gas.

Roland Fox Perenco Holdings

Oil & Gas Law

Thompson & Knight is our first choice for most of our legal issues. They have excellent lawyers with excellent communication skills. I would highly recommend them.

Tres Johnston Tiptop Energy Production US LLC

Oil & Gas Law

Rob Vartabedian, Robert Dougherty and Conrad Hester at Thompson & Knight know their respective areas of law as well as any attorney in the DFW area.

Energy Law

Thompson & Knight has handled every aspect of our oil & gas issues through the last 20 years. We could have never navigated the international negotiations without them. Mr. Derman's advice has been just as important in advising us on declining of poor contracts, as much as the advantageous contracts we have closed.

Tim Brittan Infinity Oil & Gas, Inc.

Energy Law

Thompson & Knight is our first choice for most of our legal issues. They have excellent lawyers with excellent communication skills. I would highly recommend them.

Trademark Law

Thompson & Knight has provided excellent service and responsiveness to our global trademark needs.

Mark Weintrub Authentix, Inc.

Employment Law - Management

I have been working with Thompson & Knight for the past seven years in my role as VP, HR & IT. Both offices are responsive and knowledgeable. I have come to value their legal expertise, advice, and their friendship over those years.

Colleen Johnson Nexen Petroleum USA Inc.

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Thompson & Knight is professional and prompt. They are reliable and have the experience necessary to successfully defend personal injury cases.

Real Estate Law

Thompson & Knight has good market color and very good client service.

Tax Law

Thompson & Knight have been dedicated allies, understanding our organization and the challenges we have faced. Always adding the specialists that have been required, providing a comprehensive response and extraordinary follow-up.

Rossana Corona Romo Fundacion Teleton

Antitrust Law

Thompson & Knight is always very responsive and do a good job. They work hard to keep clients happy and are conscious on client's needs.

Salvador Elias Gruma Corporation

Energy Law

My Thompson & Knight litigation team was fully invested in my matter, and it showed in the quality of the work and their willingness to be available and responsive to a broad spectrum of issues as they arose. Their written and oral advocacy was first rate, and we got the result we wanted because of that.

Real Estate Law

We have completed numerous successful real estate transactions including sales, acquisitions, construction loans and permanent financing. Additionally, a municipality tried to apply parkland dedication fees to a project we were working on. Thompson & Knight helped educate the municipality on the legality of their demand and allowed us to reach an out of court settlement which allowed the project to proceed.

Mike Pacillio North American Properties

Tax Law

I have been working with Joe Rudberg at Thompson & Knight on international tax matters for the past 35 years. We had previously been working with an NYC law firm. Joe has always demonstrated well thought out solutions to a myriad of issues we have faced over the years. He is well-read on the subject matters we encounter. His gentle but persuasive negotiating skills have been invaluable. Joe is a terrific resource. And we miss Pete Riley, who years ago, helped us extricate ourselves from some major jams. He was a workout specialist, and he was terrific. He later became Managing Partner. He was good at that too.

Jay Eddy Concord Properties LLC

Nonprofit / Charities Law

I have used a number of attorneys at Thompson & Knight since I was hired into my current CLO role and have found all of the attorneys that I work with to be well skilled and very knowledgeable in the areas of practice in which I engaged them.

Michael O. "Mickey" Price Methodist Hospitals of Dallas

Health Care Law

The attorneys at Thompson & Knight are very responsive and knowledgeable about healthcare law.

Commercial Litigation

My Thompson & Knight litigation team was fully invested in my matter, and it showed in the quality of the work, their willingness to be available, and responsiveness to a broad spectrum of issues as they arose. Their written and oral advocacy was first rate, and we got the result we wanted because of that.

Energy Law

Thompson & Knight's attorneys, and in particular Mr. Hunter White in their Houston office, have been an invaluable source of knowledge on energy law issues.

Real Estate Law

Thompson & Knight has been and continues to be an outstanding relationship for us and a reliable, trustworthy source of advice and guidance. We look forward to many more years of working with them.

Ginnie McCorkle Dunhill Partners, Inc.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Thompson & Knight is great in this area. I trust them implicitly.

Trademark Law

Thompson & Knight attorney, Jennifer Sickler, is an excellent trademark attorney. I've worked with her for a decade and she has represented the University well.

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