Thompson & Knight is a full-service law firm providing a wide range of traditional legal services in many industries. Our client-focused, team-oriented, high-performance culture prizes innovation, intuition, and communication. We are proud of the ability of our attorneys to listen and be responsive to the needs and goals of our valued clients.
Established in Dallas in 1887, Thompson & Knight has been at the forefront of groundbreaking litigation and transactions that have historically shaped the legal and business communities in Texas and the Southwest. Today, Thompson & Knight maintains that influence and leadership as one of the oldest and largest firms in the state, with more than 300 attorneys in its Texas and New York offices, and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe. With a client-focused, team-oriented culture that prizes innovation and responsiveness, Thompson & Knight takes pride in the independence and determination that are hallmarks of the Firm’s roots in the Lone Star State.
Our culture – the key reason for our success – emphasizes teamwork and an unparalleled commitment to excellence. It’s all about the people. The people are what make us the sophisticated and collegial Firm we are.
In addition to providing a wide range of traditional legal services to clients in many industries, the Firm takes pride in the depth of experience in the energy industry. Thompson & Knight was named “Law Firm of the Year” in Natural Resources Law (2018) and in Oil & Gas Law (2011-2013, 2015, 2017) by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” In addition, the Firm received 28 national rankings, including tier-one designations in nine practice areas, in the 2019 edition of “Best Law Firms.”
With a reputation for superior service and value, our clients know us as business-minded, proactive, relentless, and results-oriented. We hire and invest in the highest quality of people and value excellence and diversity of talent, thought, and practices.
As Managing Partner of Thompson & Knight, Mark Sloan serves as the chief executive in charge of the Firm’s day-to-day operations, including overseeing more than 300 attorneys and 250 legal support and administrative staff members; and as Chairman of the Management Committee, he sets the strategic direction of the Firm. Mark has nearly 30 years of experience advising clients on various types of real estate finance transactions, real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and real estate development.