124 Thompson & Knight Attorneys Honored in The Best Lawyers in America 2018

8/15/17

Dallas, Texas, Aug. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP congratulates its 124 attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018. The list includes more Thompson & Knight attorneys in the practice areas of Antitrust Law, Energy Law, Litigation-Real Estate, Natural Resources Law, Oil and Gas Law, Tax Law, and Trade Secrets Law than any other firm in Texas.

The Firm’s Dallas office has a total of 87 attorneys selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018, which is more attorneys than any other firm in Dallas. Also, the Dallas office is “Top Listed” in Antitrust Law, Banking and Finance Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Energy Law, Health Care Law, Litigation-Insurance, Litigation-Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation-Patent, Litigation-Real Estate, Litigation-Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation-Securities, Oil and Gas Law, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, and Tax Law. The Firm’s Houston office has a total of 25 attorneys selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America2018 and is “Top Listed” in Natural Resources Law and Oil and Gas Law.

The 124 Thompson & Knight attorneys included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 and the area(s) in which they are honored are:

Austin

Debora B. Alsup – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation

Katherine L. Coleman – Administrative/Regulatory Law, Energy Regulatory Law

James E. Cousar – Administrative/Regulatory Law

James C. Morriss III – Energy Regulatory Law, Environmental Law, Litigation-Environmental

Phillip G. Oldham – Administrative/Regulatory Law, Energy Law

Rex D. VanMiddlesworth – Administrative/Regulatory Law, Energy Law, Energy Regulatory Law

Arthur J. Wright – Energy Law, Natural Resources Law, Oil and Gas Law

Dallas

G. Luke Ashley – Appellate Practice, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants

William L. Banowsky – Commercial Litigation, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Litigation-First Amendment, Litigation-Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation-Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation-Securities

Ted M. Benn – Real Estate Law

David M. Bennett – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy

L. James Berglund II – Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Antitrust

Buford P. Berry – Tax Law

Gregory Binns – Commercial Litigation

Dorothy H. Bjorck – Banking and Finance Law

Jane Politz Brandt – Copyright Law, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent

Sam P. Burford, Jr. – Corporate Law

Anthony J. Campiti – Employment Law-Management, Litigation-Labor and Employment

Bennett W. Cervin – Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management

George C. Chapman – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation

Max Ciccarelli – Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Patent Law

John R. Cohn – Tax Law

Paul E. Comeaux – Real Estate Law

O. Paul Corley, Jr. – Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law

Ann Marie Cowdrey – Corporate Law

Greg W. Curry – Commercial Litigation, Energy Law, Litigation-Real Estate, Oil and Gas Law

Amy R. Curtis – Corporate Law

Joe Dannenmaier – Corporate Law

Gregg C. Davis – Real Estate Law

Andrew B. Derman – Energy Law, Natural Resources Law

Jolisa Melton Dobbs – Energy Law, Oil and Gas Law

Jennifer Rudenick Ecklund – Health Care Law

Barbara B. Ferguson – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

Stephen F. Fink – Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management, Litigation-Labor and Employment

Frank Finn – Arbitration, Mediation, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants

J. Holt Foster, III – Corporate Law

Sharon M. Fountain – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Tax Law

Fred W. Fulton – Corporate Law

Bryan D. Garner – Real Estate Law

Rachelle (Shelley) H. Glazer – Insurance Law, Litigation-Insurance

Russell G. Gully – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Rick Haan – Real Estate Law

Herbert J. Hammond – Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Trade Secrets Law, Trademark Law

Jessica W. Hammons – Corporate Law

James B. Harris – Environmental Law, Litigation-Environmental

Martha Harris – Real Estate Law

Craig A. Haynes – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Energy Law, Oil and Gas Law

M. Lawrence (Larry) Hicks, Jr. – Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law

J. Dean Hinderliter – Tax Law

J. Mike Holt – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Gregory S.C. Huffman – Antitrust Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Litigation-Antitrust, Litigation-Mergers and Acquisitions

Andrew A. Ingrum – Real Estate Law

James L. Irish – Corporate Law

Wilson G. Jones – Health Care Law

William M. Katz, Jr. – Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Antitrust, Litigation-Securities

Todd D. Keator – Tax Law

Ray T. Khirallah – Real Estate Law

Marc H. Klein – Employment Law-Management

John A. Mackintosh – Commercial Litigation

John H. Martin – Aviation Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, Transportation Law

Timothy R. McCormick – Antitrust Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation-Mergers and Acquisitions, Litigation-Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation-Securities

P. Mike McCullough – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

James W. McKellar – Banking and Finance Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Mary A. McNulty – Litigation and Controversy-Tax, Tax Law

William R. Mureiko – Trusts and Estates

Bryan P. Neal – Litigation-Labor and Employment

David R. Noteware – Commercial Litigation

Emily A. Parker – Litigation and Controversy-Tax, Tax Law

Joseph S. Pevsner – Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, Product Liability Litigation-Defendants

Richard B. Phillips, Jr. – Appellate Practice

John W. Rain – Banking and Finance Law, Energy Law

Stephen C. Rasch – Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Real Estate, Litigation-Securities

Eric G. Reis – Trusts and Estates

Harry M. Roberts, Jr. – Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law

Richard B. Roper – Criminal Defense: White-Collar

David M. Rosenberg – Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law

A. Kay Roska – Environmental Law

Joe A. Rudberg – Tax Law

Elizabeth A. Schartz – Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management, Litigation-Labor and Employment

William J. Schuerger – Corporate Law

Mark M. Sloan – Real Estate Law

Steven W. Sloan – Employment Law-Management, Labor Law-Management

Bruce S. Sostek – Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent, Technology Law

Michael W. Stockham – Commercial Litigation

Shad E. Sumrow – Banking and Finance Law

Michael C. Titens – Corporate Law

Debra J. Villarreal – Energy Law, Oil and Gas Law

Mark A. Weibel – Litigation-Real Estate, Real Estate Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Ben B. West – Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law

David S. White – Insurance Law, Litigation-Insurance

Nicole Williams – Antitrust Law, Litigation-Antitrust

Wesley P. Williams – Corporate Law

Richard L. Wynne, Jr. – Litigation-Intellectual Property, Litigation-Patent

Shelly A. Youree – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Tax Law


Fort Worth

R Gordon Appleman – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

Susan E. Coleman – Real Estate Law

E. Michael Sheehan – Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Litigation-Mergers and Acquisitions

Houston

Roger D. Aksamit – Tax Law

Mitchell E. Ayer – Energy Law, Oil and Gas Law

Alan P. Baden – Corporate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law

Hunter M. Barrow – Commercial Litigation

J. Michael Bell – Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants

Stephen M. Block – Real Estate Law

Stacy Smith Brown – Oil and Gas Law

Timothy R. Brown – Banking and Finance Law, Natural Resources Law, Real Estate Law

Andrew P. Flint – Banking and Finance Law

Marc E. Grossberg – Litigation and Controversy-Tax, Tax Law

Richard B. Hemingway, Jr. – Natural Resources Law, Oil and Gas Law

Demetra L. Liggins – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Geoffrey A. Long – Corporate Governance Law

Todd Lowther – Tax Law

Bill McDonald – Corporate Law

Bruce W. Merwin – Construction Law, Real Estate Law

Jerry L. Metcalf – Real Estate Law

Susan B. Murphy – Health Care Law

Michael K. Pierce – Corporate Law, Natural Resources Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law

Timothy T. Samson – Corporate Law

Robert C. Shearer – Banking and Finance Law

Jonathan B. Shoebotham – Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Environmental, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants

Justin V. Switzer – Real Estate Law

Hunter H. White – Energy Law, Oil and Gas Law

Randy W. Williams – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy

New York

Stuart J. Glick – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Michael H. Peskowitz – Real Estate Law

About The Best Lawyers in America

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers® is universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 82,000 leading attorneys cast more than 12 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. For more information, visit www.bestlawyers.com.

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, and 2017. This year, Thompson & Knight proudly celebrates 130 years of service. For more information, visit www.tklaw.com.

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