Overview

Introduction

Thriving since the late nineteenth century, Dallas-based Thompson & Knight has evolved from a Texas oil-and-gas law firm into an international practice with locations and associated offices in Europe, Africa, and Latin America. In addition to energy, Thompson & Knight’s bankruptcy practice is particularly strong, having represented creditors in the bankruptcies of many of the biggest fallen giants, including Enron, WorldCom, and Adelphia. Some of its other major clients have included BNSF Railway Company, Johnson &a...

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Total No. Attorneys (2021)

250 - 500

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Featured Rankings

Vault Law 100

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Base Salary

1st year: $190,000


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No. of U.S. Offices

5


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No. of International Offices

4


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Major Office Locations

Austin, TX

About the Firm

*Effective August 1, 2021, Thompson & Knight LLP merged with Holland & Knight LLP. This profile is the legacy profile for Thompson & Knight.

Thriving since the late nineteenth century, Dallas-based Thompson & Knight has evolved from a Texas oil-and-gas law firm into an international practice with locations and associated offices in Europe, Africa, and Latin America. 

BigTex Beginnings

The firm's founders, William Thompson and R.E.L. Knight, were among the first graduates of The University of Texas...

Diversity at Thompson & Knight LLP

"THE COMMITTEE. Thompson & Knight's (TK) Managing Partner has established a Diversity & Inclusion Committee (Committee) comprised of key leaders from the Firm's Management Committee, Lawyer Development Committee, Recruiting/Lateral Hiring Committees, Women's Initiative Group (Women's Initiative), and LGBTQ affinity group (LGBTK). The 2019 Committee chair (Chair) is an ethnically-diverse female partner in the Firm's Intellectual Property practice group; she receives an annual allotment of billable hour credit for time spent furthering..."