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Aug 29, 2019, 18:10 ET Thompson & Knight Ranked Among Nation's Top 20 Law Firms for Midlevel Associate Job Satisfaction by The American Lawyer

The law firm of Thompson & Knight has been recognized among the top 20 law firms in The American Lawyer's national survey of third-, fourth-, and...


May 22, 2019, 14:45 ET Thompson & Knight Successfully Defends BP in Landmark Texas Oil and Gas Lease Cases

A Thompson & Knight trial team earned a unanimous verdict for BP America Production Company in a retrial of a 12-year-old lease termination dispute...


Apr 17, 2019, 15:54 ET Federal Appeals Court Upholds $9.5 Million Judgment for Encompass Office Solutions

The 5th U.S Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a 2016 jury verdict and 2017 trial court judgment that ultimately awarded $9.5 million to a...


Jun 26, 2018, 11:31 ET Thompson & Knight Secures Key Win Before Texas Supreme Court in Plastic Bag Case

The Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday that the City of Laredo's ban on businesses' use of plastic bags is invalid and cannot be enforced. Thompson &...


Jun 19, 2018, 11:28 ET Federal Lawsuit Claims Systemic Failures to Pursue Rape Cases by Travis County DA, Austin Police

Three women have filed a federal class action lawsuit claiming that the Travis County District Attorney's office and the Austin Police Department...


Jun 19, 2013, 12:05 ET Texas Gov. Rick Perry Approves PACE Program for Low-Cost Financing of Water, Energy Conservation Projects

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed legislation allowing local property taxing authorities to enact ordinances enabling Property Assessed Clean Energy...


May 15, 2013, 05:40 ET Texas Legislature Authorizes Innovative PACE Program for Low-Cost Financing of Water, Energy Conservation Projects

The Texas Legislature has approved a bill that allows commercial and industrial building owners in the state to obtain low-cost, long-term private...


Apr 17, 2013, 03:22 ET T&K Advises TEAK Midstream in $1 Billion Eagle Ford Shale Deal

Attorneys with the law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP represented TEAK Midstream, L.L.C. ("TEAK"), a privately owned midstream natural gas company...


Mar 05, 2013, 12:00 ET Thompson & Knight Establishes San Francisco Office

The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce the establishment of the Firm's second California office with the addition of seven...


Mar 20, 2012, 03:21 ET Thompson & Knight Bolsters International Oil and Gas Arbitration Expertise

The global oil and gas industry is increasingly turning to arbitration in resolving a wide range of legal disputes, and the law firm of Thompson &...


Mar 06, 2012, 11:38 ET Thompson & Knight Bolsters Financial Services Expertise in New York

The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Blumenthal as a Partner and Vivian Arias and Noam Greenberg as...


Feb 14, 2012, 09:00 ET Thompson & Knight Boosts Real Estate Capital Markets Practice in New York

The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce the addition of William M. O'Connor and Evelyn H. Seeler as Partners in the Firm's New...


Jan 26, 2012, 09:00 ET Thompson & Knight: JSW Steel, Liberty Mutual Reach Mid-Trial Settlement Over Hurricane Ike Insurance Claim

Attorneys from the global law firm of Thompson & Knight helped negotiate a successful settlement on behalf of JSW Steel USA of Baytown, Texas, in the ...


May 19, 2011, 02:50 ET Rees-Jones, Thompson & Knight Appealing Noel Court Judgment in Partnership Dispute

Attorneys for Dallas oil and gas entrepreneur and Chief Holdings LLC founder Trevor Rees-Jones are appealing a Houston district court judgment...


Mar 15, 2011, 09:34 ET Rees-Jones, Thompson & Knight Announce Plans to Appeal in Claimed $116 Million Houston Verdict

Attorneys representing Dallas oil and gas entrepreneur Trevor Rees-Jones are announcing plans to appeal a Houston jury verdict awarded to a career...


Mar 11, 2011, 09:54 ET Dallas Jury Returns $10 Million Verdict in Dispute Over Mexican Hotel Properties Reports Thompson & Knight

A Dallas jury has returned a $10 million verdict against Dallas-based JMJ Holdings LLC and other related defendants after finding that the real...


Aug 03, 2010, 03:49 ET Noted Energy and Transactions Attorney Hunter H. White Joins Thompson & Knight in Houston

The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP is pleased to announce the addition of energy and transactions attorney Hunter H. White as a Partner in...