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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 $207,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 141st on The American Lawyer's 2016 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

Fenwick & West Heads to NYC, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 25, 2016

Silicon Valley stalwart Fenwick & West is poised to set up shop in the Big Apple; Boies Schiller brings on two more litigators; Ropes & Gray grabs another private equity pro in London; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Chesapeake, Total E&P Reach $52.5M Settlement With Royalty Owners

Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : May 24, 2016

Chesapeake Energy and Total E&P USA recently reached a global settlement under which they will pay out a combined total of $52.5 million to more than 13,000 clients of two Texas-based law firms who claimed they were shortchanged related to their natural gas royalties.

Thompson & Knight Rides High Amid Energy Lows

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

The energy industry may be in decline, but the firm hasn't followed suit.

The 2016 Am Law 200: Our Exclusive Report

: The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

The Second Hundred, firms 101-200 on our list of the nation's highest-grossing firms, underperformed their larger counterparts in 2015.

Which Dallas Firm Topped Texas' Diversity Ranking?

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Dallas-based Haynes and Boone is the Texas firm with the highest ranking on The American Lawyer's Diversity Scorecard 2016.


: The National Law Journal : May 23, 2016

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Seven Big Texas Firms on The Second Hundred

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 20, 2016

Seven Texas firms were among the second hundred highest-grossing firms in 2015 and appear on The American Lawyer's The Second Hundred.

Newsmakers—Week of May 9

Mary Alice Robbins : Texas Lawyer : May 11, 2016

Joel Blake recently joined Stibbs & Co. in Spring as an associate. He practices business and energy law, covering a wide variety of corporate matters.

Firm Finance: Texas Firms Powering Through Energy Slump

Brenda Sapino jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 02, 2016

The total gross revenue at the 25 highest-grossing Texas firms reached $5.3 billion in 2015, up from 2014.

Alexander Dubose Firm Acquires Appellate Attorney in Houston Office; Plus Other 'On The Move' News

: Texas Lawyer : May 02, 2016

Richard O. Faulk, an appellate attorney, has joined Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend as a partner in the firm's Houston office. Faulk, who focuses on complex toxic tort and environmental litigation, will split his time between Houston and Washington, D.C.

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.