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Thompson & Knight LLP

  • Designation: Dallas
  • Head Count: 290
  • Gross Revenues: $201,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $695,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $855,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -3

Thompson & Knight is a Dallas-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Thompson & Knight has 290 attorneys and is the 148th largest firm in the United States.  With $201,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 141st on The American Lawyer's 2014 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 200 141 -3 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

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.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : April 15, 2015

Buying a chunk of Brooklyn real estate, a joint venture of ASB Real Estate Investments and L3 Capital LLC has acquired a 17-property portfolio in Williamsburg from the estate of Ulla Lee for more than $85.75 million. The properties, which include about a dozen buildings and several parcels of land, span a two-block area between N. 6th and N. 7th streets, from Berry Street to Kent Avenue.

Newsmakers: Week of March 30

: Texas Lawyer : March 30, 2015

Harvey Heller and Keith Short have joined Coats Rose as of counsel in the firm's real estate practice group in Houston.

Kirkland Taps New Tax Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 29, 2015

Kirkland & Ellis loses two and hires one from Skadden; Wilmer expands in Denver; Winston & Strawn hires two more from Pillsbury and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Newsmakers: Week of March 9

: Texas Lawyer : March 09, 2015

Wendy B. Mills has joined Kennedy Law in Dallas as a shareholder and vice president. She represents clients in a variety of business-related litigation and transaction matters involving trademark, copyright, contract and employment issues.

Littler Goes to Guatemala, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Littler Mendelson's Swiss verein enters Guatemala, as the global labor and employment firm loses a six-lawyer team in Atlanta; Covington & Burling opens in Los Angeles; Paul Hastings' hiring spree extends to Brazil; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : March 03, 2015

Nixon Peabody and Thompson & Knight announce promotions, while five other firms announce new additions.

Firm Finance: Thompson & Knight Financials for 2014

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : February 16, 2015

Gross revenue was up only slightly for the Dallas-based firm in 2014, but net income improved by 1.3 percent over 2013.

Firm Finance: Thompson & Knight Financials for 2014

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : February 10, 2015

Gross revenue was up only slightly for the Dallas-based firm in 2014, but net income improved by 1.3 percent over 2013.

Houston Lawyer Sued for Calling No Witnesses

John Council : Texas Lawyer : February 02, 2015

Energy CEO alleges in legal malpractice case that a lawyer promised he was indemnified in a fraud suit—an assumption that stuck the businessman with $300,000 in exemplary damages.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : February 02, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Legal Tech News Desk Jan. 27

Monica Bay : Legaltech News : January 27, 2015

LTC4 adds firms; sneak peeks at Exhibit Hall; new COE at TitanFile.

Houston Lawyer Sued for Calling No Witnesses

John Council : Texas Lawyer : January 26, 2015

Energy CEO alleges in legal malpractice case that a lawyer promised he was indemnified in a fraud suit—an assumption that stuck the businessman with $300,000 in exemplary damages.

Inadmissible: SBOT Election Face Off

: Texas Lawyer : January 26, 2015

McDermott Taps New COO, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Two firms shuffling their COOs saw partners depart in January; DLA Piper and Kirkland & Ellis make some high-profile labor and employment hires; Quinn Emanuel grows in Houston; Wilmer raids MoFo for a new cybersecurity chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Thompson & Knight Adds Lawyer in Mexico City

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : January 22, 2015

Luis Gomar moves to Thompson & Knight from Strasburger & Price.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : January 14, 2015

Promotions and new additions at Sidley Austin, White & Case, Baker & McKenzie, Mishcon de Reya, O'Melveny & Myers, Alston & Bird and Reed Smith.

Newsmakers: Week of Jan. 5

: Texas Lawyer : January 05, 2015

Jared Wood has joined Winstead as an associate in Fort Worth. He is in the firm's corporate and securities and mergers and acquisitions practice group.

EnergyBuzz: Will Oil Price Drop Trigger Change for Firms?

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : December 19, 2014

O&G lawyers identify the biggest three consequences of the price drop on their firms' practices.

Will Oil Price Drop Trigger Change for Firms?

Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : December 16, 2014

O&G lawyers identify the biggest three consequences of the price drop on their firms' practices.

Paul Weiss Media Pro Heads to Vice Media, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 16, 2014

James Schwab, head of the media and entertainment practice at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, is poised to become president at Vice Media; a former Bingham McCutchen partner heads to the federal bench; Vorys Sater adds nine litigators in Houston; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Three Am Law Firms Make Houston Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 02, 2014

Ogletree Deakins, Quinn Emanuel and Winston & Strawn join the Houston hiring frenzy; Bingham McCutchen's exodus continues; three Howrey alums find a new home at Novak Druce; Jenner & Block brings on a former Deepwater Horizon task force head; Skadden adds one in London and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.