DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - November 01, 2016) - The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP has been named "Law Firm of the Year" in Oil & Gas Law by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 2017. The Firm also received this honor in the 2011-2012, 2013, and 2015 editions.
Firms included in the 2017 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
In addition to being named "Law Firm of the Year" in Oil & Gas Law, Thompson & Knight earned 29 national rankings, including tier-one designations in eight practice areas. These include Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Energy Law, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation - Tax, Natural Resources Law, and Oil & Gas Law. In addition, the Firm earned 76 regional rankings, including 54 regional tier-one rankings, for various practices across the Firm's Austin, Dallas, Houston, and New York offices. To view the full 2017 "Best Law Firms" rankings, click here.
In August, 122 Thompson & Knight attorneys were honored in The Best Lawyers in America®, universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. For more information, click here.
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About Thompson & Knight
Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight is a full-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys. The Firm provides legal solutions to clients and communities around the world and is particularly recognized for its depth of experience and capabilities on behalf of the energy industry. Thompson & Knight has been named "Law Firm of the Year" in Oil & Gas Law in U.S. News-Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" for 2011-2013, 2015, 2017. For more information, visit www.tklaw.com.