Thompson & Horton LLP

Providing Exceptional Quality and Personalized Legal Representation -- Thompson & Horton LLP is a full-service law firm dedicated to providing the highest quality, personalized legal representation to schools, institutions of higher education, local governments, and private businesses with public law, public policy, and employment law interests.  The firm provides clients, large and small, with a broad range of services including counseling and problem prevention, litigation defense, state and federal appeals, business and real estate transactions, and legislative services.  We offer large-firm legal experience and quality while providing the responsiveness and cost-effectiveness of a smaller firm.

T&H is a certified minority-owned and women-owned business -- one of the largest in the state providing legal services to governmental and educational entities.  Our diversity reflects our commitment to our community and provides a foundation of experience and perspective that enhances the delivery of quality legal services to our diverse client base.

news & events

Thompson & Horton opens new office in Dallas! Read press release.

Be sure to order Partner Christopher Gilbert's book, ‘The Oldest Rule: A Primer on Student First Amendment Issues for Attorneys and School Officials’. The fantastic read is available on Amazon in hardback, paperback and Kindle. Check out Chris’ new blog accompanying the book, ‘The Oldest Blog":



Thompson & Horton with Education Law Association and University of St. Thomas host "Legal Issues for Texas School Administrators" seminar on February 18, 2016 at University of St. Thomas. Register today.


Partner David Hodgins and Associate Brad Domangue will be presenting "The Tax Exemption Enigma - Tax Exemptions Affecting ISD Finances Without ISD Control and What To Do About It" at this year's TASBO 70th Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas on March 2nd.


Also at TASBO, Partners Sandy Hellums and John Hopkins will present "Basics and Pitfalls of Procurement" on March 2nd.


On March 3rd, Associate Ben Wells and Partner Philip Fraissinet present "Are Your Contracts Ready for a Jury of Your Peers? Drafting Contracts With a Focus On Protecting Your District in Contract Litigation" also at the Dallas TASBO Conference.


At LRP's National Institue on Educating Individuals with Disabilities, Partner David Hodgins and Geneva Englebrecht will both present "IDEA Discipline From the Ground Up" on April 27, 2016 in New Orleans.