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Thompson & Knight LLP

  • Designation: Dallas
  • Head Count: 281
  • Gross Revenues: $201,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $720,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $855,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -4

Thompson & Knight is a Dallas-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Thompson & Knight has 281 attorneys and is the 156th largest firm in the United States.  With $201,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 145th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, MI, NY and TX.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 145 -4 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 148 3 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 155 0 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 127 -14 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 74 -1 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 62 -45 Summer programs

In the News

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : August 26, 2015

Six firms announce new hires, while Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has named Philip Hirschhorn as head of its New York office.

K&L Gates Grows Despite Losses, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2015

K&L Gates offsets a series of partner departures with hires in Dallas and Asia; Ashurst brings back a private equity pro from Skadden; Boies Schiller bags one from Cravath; a McKenna Long founder decamps; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Three Firms Work on Shale Asset Purchase

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : August 25, 2015

Kirkland & Ellis and Thompson & Knight represent GEP Haynesville in joint venture's $850 million purchase of shale assets.

Law Firms Eye Global Market Turmoil, China Plunge

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : August 24, 2015

China's stock tumble, with its nerve-rattling aftershocks in the U.S., may cause law firms to further scrutinize their strategy in Asia.

Newsmakers: Week of August 24

: Texas Lawyer : August 21, 2015

William Powers Jr., former University of Texas at Austin president and a former dean of the University of Texas School of Law, has joined the Austin office of Jackson Walker as of counsel.

Texas Attorneys Discuss Newly Adopted SEC Pay Ratio Disclosure Rules and Address O&G Clients' Concerns

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : August 20, 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission finally adopted this month long-debated pay ratio disclosure rules. Texas Lawyer asked three Texas lawyers, David Kirkland of Baker Botts, Amy Curtis of Thompson & Knight and Stephen Jacobson of Vinson & Elkins, all of whom advise the O&G industry, to respond to questions about the SEC's new rules.

Judge Sanctions State Fair in Open Records Tiff

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : August 20, 2015

"It was an act of intimidation for someone to never ask for their records again, and I'm glad it failed," said Austin solo Bill Aleshire, who represented defendant law firm Riggs & Ray.

Newsmakers: Week of Aug 10

: Texas Lawyer : August 10, 2015

Michael McMillin has joined Thompson & Knight as an associate in the firm's government and regulatory group in Austin.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 10, 2015

Lateral moves in this week's column.

Newsmakers: Week of Aug 3

: Texas Lawyer : July 31, 2015

Bruce Pinegar has joined The Woodlands office of Winstead as an associate in the firm's wealth preservation practice group.

Big Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

Newsmakers: Week of July 27

: Texas Lawyer : July 24, 2015

Ben Patton has been elected a partner in Katten Muchin Rosenman in Houston, where he focuses on environmental matters.

Schiff Hardin and Steptoe Make Squire Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 22, 2015

Squire Patton Boggs sees more partners depart; two more lawyers peel away from O'Melveny & Myers; another IP litigator leaves Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Mexico's Energy Reform: A Look From Inside the Learning Curve

Gabriel Ruiz : Texas Lawyer : July 21, 2015

While the interest of the companies in Mexico's oil and gas potential is real, the opening process coincides with difficult world economic challenges, particularly depressed oil and gas prices and the concomitant impact on the oil and gas industry.

Hausfeld Rides Big Fees Into New York, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 14, 2015

High-powered plaintiffs shop Hausfeld hires two antitrust litigators from Greenberg Traurig to open in the Big Apple; Greenberg Traurig opens its first office in Germany; Pillsbury picks up two; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Newsmakers: Week of July 13

: Texas Lawyer : July 10, 2015

Robert W. "Bob" Dockery has joined Polsinelli as a shareholder in the firm's Dallas office.

Akin Gump Adds High-Powered Duo, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 08, 2015

The Beltway base of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld absorbs two veteran litigators; Hogan Lovells hires three Baker Botts litigators in Texas; McDermott and Pillsbury poach new partners; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Top of Her Game: Lawyer Gets Hole-in-One with In-House Job

Anne Belli Perez : Texas Lawyer : July 02, 2015

For Liz Bonesio, corporate counsel at Dallas-based Topgolf International Inc., every day is a hole-in-one.

Freshfields' U.S. Hiring Spree Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2015

The Magic Circle firm snags a senior Simpson Thacher & Bartlett civil litigation partner in New York; Sheppard Mullin adds a three-lawyer IP team from Pillsbury; King & Spalding opens in Tokyo; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Growth—Or Lack of It—in NLJ 350 Cities

Leigh Jones : The National Law Journal : June 15, 2015

Overall head count at NLJ 350 law firms was static in 2014, but a look at the top 25 U.S. markets shows sizable variations from city to city.

Six Texas Firms Make Am Law 200

: Texas Lawyer : June 08, 2015

A total of 12 Texas firms are on the Am Law 100 or Am Law 200 lists of the nation's highest-grossing firms.

Newsmakers: Week of June 1

: Texas Lawyer : June 05, 2015

Jayme Partridge has joined the intellectual property boutique Patterson & Sheridan as a partner in the Houston office.

Deal Watch: Am Law 100 Firms Chip Away at Intel's $16.7 Billion Altera Buy

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 04, 2015

On the heels of Avago Technologies' $37 billion buy of Broadcom, a handful of Am Law 100 firms have found themselves at the helm of another big microchip merger between two California-based companies.

Deal of the Week: $2.15 Billion Energy Deal

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 03, 2015

Four firms work on pending deal for Enterprise Products Partners' affiliate to buy EFS Midstream from two owners.

New O&G Fund to Be Backed by Natural Gas Partners

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : June 02, 2015

With a goal of $100 million and a cap of $120 million, Dallas-based Springbok Energy's new fund is centered on purchasing oil and gas minerals and royalties.

Texas Firms Make Am Law Second Hundred

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 29, 2015

A total of 12 Texas firms are on the Am Law 100 or Am Law 200 lists of the nation's highest-grossing firms.

Accounting Firm's Legal Arm Expands in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 13, 2015

EY Legal, the legal services unit of accounting giant Ernst & Young, launches a financial regulatory practice in London with 12 lawyers from two Am Law 100 firms; Foley Hoag opens in New York; a senior Wilmer partner goes in-house; a Cravath partner departs; more machinations at McKenna Long & Aldridge; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Houston Real Estate Group Moves to Jackson Walker

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : April 27, 2015

Longtime friendship between two real estate lawyers in Houston leads to firm move.

Houston Real Estate Group Moves to Jackson Walker

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : April 21, 2015

Longtime friendship between two real estate lawyers in Houston leads to firm move.

Half-Dozen K&L Gates Partners Decamp, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 21, 2015

K&L Gates sees six partners leave for four firms; some of Fried Frank's Asia lawyers find new homes; Jackson Lewis opens two new offices; Mayer Brown adds a practice leader; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.