Dallas, TX, December 10, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The global law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP has been recognized as a “Highly Recommended Fifth Circuit Litigation Firm” in the first annual edition of Benchmark Appellate and as a “Recommended Local Litigation Firm” in Texas in the fifth annual edition of Benchmark Litigation. This year marks the Firm’s fifth consecutive recognition by Benchmark Litigation.
Benchmark Appellate recognized Thompson & Knight for its expertise in various practice areas, including employment, commercial, oil and gas, and toxic tort litigation. Partners Debora B. Alsup and Scott P. Stolley were named “Fifth Circuit Litigation Stars” in Texas. According to the publication, the Firm “is known for its expertise in handling high-stakes appeals,” and our lawyers “have built a reputation based on bench strength and ability to adapt to learning curves regarding appeals referred to them from outside.”
Benchmark Litigation recognized Thompson & Knight as having leading practice areas in energy, labor and employment, intellectual property, real estate, and tax litigation. Partner Gregory S.C. Huffman and Senior Counsel David R. Noteware were named “Local Litigation Stars,” and Partner Hunter M. Barrow and Associate Jennifer Rudenick Ecklund were named “Future Stars.”
Benchmark, the definitive guide to America’s leading firms and attorneys, focuses exclusively on the U.S. litigation market. Recommendations were made on the basis of extensive interviews with the nation’s leading private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. For more information about Benchmark Appellate and Benchmark Litigation, please visit www.benchmarklitigation.com.
About Thompson & Knight
Established in 1887, Thompson & Knight is a full-service firm providing legal solutions to public and private companies, governments, and individuals in all areas, including commercial and tort litigation, creditors rights, banking, finance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, corporate governance, intellectual property, real estate, labor, environmental, white-collar defense matters, among others. We are particularly recognized for our depth of experience and capabilities on behalf of clients in the energy industry, both domestically and around the world. Thompson & Knight has approximately 350 attorneys with offices in Texas, New York, and Michigan and international offices and associations in the Americas, North Africa, and Europe.