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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: N/A

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

An Early Look at the 2016 Am Law 100

: The Am Law Daily : April 20, 2016

Before The American Lawyer's complete annual Am Law 100 report is released on April 25, take a peek at preliminary reporting on law firm financials from The Am Law Daily and its regional affiliates.

Texas Lawyer's Firm Financial Coverage

: Texas Lawyer : April 12, 2016

Reports for Texas Lawyer's annual firm finance coverage are coming in. Check back often to this page for the latest insights on firm revenue, net income and other metrics. Included below Texas Lawyer's articles is a link to The American Lawyer's growing list of financial reports.

In-House Counsel Profile: Travis Torrence

June D. Bell : : March 28, 2016

Travis Torrence, Jiffy Lube's only in-house lawyer, coordinates legal services for the company and is a member of its leadership team.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : March 24, 2016

Five Dickstein Shapiro partners have moved to Blank Rome, and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Thompson & Knight have each announced a promotion.

Justice for Bonnie: How Influential Lawyers Got a Conviction in an Unusual Attorney Murder Case

John Council : Texas Lawyer : March 24, 2016

Her name was Bonnie Arnett Horinek. She was a young Jackson Walker labor and employment partner who was fatally shot in her Fort Worth home in 1995 after a night out drinking with her husband. And the tale of how a group of influential attorneys helped put Bonnie's killer in prison and kept him there is a tale that's worth retelling for the final weekly edition of this newspaper.

Akin Gump Health Leader Heads In-House, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 14, 2016

New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center adds a high-ranking Akin Gump partner to serve as its new legal chief; a troubled Kaye Scholer partner departs; Kirkland makes another high-profile hire; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Gross Revenue, Net Income Up in 2015 at Thompson & Knight

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : March 09, 2016

Busy trial, transactional and bankruptcy/restructuring practices led to a 12.3 percent increase in net income in 2015 for Dallas-based Thompson & Knight.

Mayer Brown Launches German PE Group, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 21, 2016

King & Wood Mallesons' private equity leader in Germany joins Mayer Brown; two more Edwards Wildman Palmer alums leave Locke Lord; Polsinelli keeps growing; Wachtell adds an e-discovery expert; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Estate of Doctor Sues Two Firms, Houston Lawyer

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : February 19, 2016

The estate of Dr. Craig Jefferies of Houston alleges the defendants did not directly inform him of developments in a lawsuit.

Trevor Wommack Joins Vinson & Elkins Houston Office as Partner; Plus Other 'On The Move' News

: Texas Lawyer : February 12, 2016

Trevor Wommack has joined the Houston office of Vinson & Elkins as a partner in the firm's finance practice group. He focuses his practice on syndicated lending in the energy sector.

Texas Appleseed Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Angela Morris : Texas Lawyer : February 01, 2016

Founded in 1996, Texas Appleseed works to find justice and solutions to social and economic problems for underrepresented Texans, such as children, disabled people and low-income families.

Brant Stogner Named Partner in Houston-Based Abraham, Watkins; Plus Other 'On the Move' News

: Texas Lawyer : January 28, 2016

Brant J. Stogner, a trial lawyer, has been named a partner in Houston-based Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend.

Fieldwood Energy E&P Signs Drilling Contract with Mexico

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : January 19, 2016

Houston-based Fieldwood Energy's Mexican subsidiary, Fieldwood Energy E&P Mexico, recently locked into a production-sharing contract agreement for Area 4, which was awarded in the Round 1 Call 2 bid process with the Mexican government.

Newsmakers: Who Moved Where to Start the New Year?

: Texas Lawyer : January 07, 2016

Patrice B. Childress has been elected a partner in Beck Redden in Houston. She represents a diverse set of clients in the energy, legal, business and real estate sections.

Oil Price Plunge Puts Firms on Both Sides of Bankruptcy Ledger

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2016

Falling oil and gas prices continue to bedevil Am Law 200 firms. When Magnum Hunter Resources filed for bankruptcy last month, the company owed millions in fees to several firms, including Andrews Kurth, Bracewell & Giuliani and Norton Rose Fulbright.

See Who is on the Move

: Texas Lawyer : December 23, 2015

Kris Alborz has joined the family law boutique of Orsinger, Nelson, Downing and Anderson as an associate in its Dallas office.

Thompson & Knight Expands in Mexico, Plus More Lateral Moves

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : December 22, 2015

Thompson & Knight welcomes back a father and son attorney team in Mexico; King & Spalding grabs a Skadden counsel in D.C.; Latham & Watkins takes on a Goldman Sachs executive; and other key hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

A Few More Women Join the New Partner Ranks

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : November 30, 2015

One-third of lawyers promoted to partner this year were women, a study finds.

Maneuverings at Mayer Brown, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Mayer Brown adds a cybersecurity expert in Washington, D.C., while watching its Brazilian affiliate ramp up in São Paulo; Baker Botts makes some anniversary additions; a lobbying shakeup at Wilson Elser; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

How Firms Provide Help on the Front End

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : November 20, 2015

Texas firms have ways to identify and deal with lawyer substance abuse and depression problems among lawyers.

Thompson & Knight Partners Elect New Managing Partner

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : November 17, 2015

Mark Sloan, a partner in Dallas, will take charge of firm in February.

Newsmakers: Week of November 16

: Texas Lawyer : November 13, 2015

Buena Vista Lyonshas rejoined FordHarrison as a partner in Dallas. She focuses on defending management in discrimination and other employment-related actions.

At Some Firms More Than Others, Women Lag Among New Partners

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : November 10, 2015

Just over a third of the U.S. lawyers promoted to partner by the country's largest firms last year were female, according to a new study, while several Am Law firms invited only men to the partner ranks.

Newsmakers: Week of November 9

: Texas Lawyer : November 06, 2015

James E. Smith has joined Schirrmeister Diaz-Arrastia Brem in Houston as senior counsel.