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 announces Jim Nelson, former Commissioner of Education, will join the firm to continue building our Austin practice. Jim possesses a wealth of experience in both public education and the legal community. Click here for the full news release.
Partners David Thompson and Philip Fraissinet are currently in trial in the School Finance Case in Austin, Texas. Thompson and Fraissinet are lead trial counsel for the Fort Bend ISD Group which includes 85 School Districts. Please visit our litigation website for updated information about the lawsuit, the Fort Bend ISD Group and the history of lawsuits of this kind in Texas. Click here for the website.
On February 4, 2013, the Trial Court Ruled School Finance System Unconstitutional. See press release here.
Partner Chris Borreca has co-authored a chapter in a new three-volume series published by the American Psychological Association. His chapter is entitled Legal Issues in Educational Testing, co-authored with Dr. Gail M. Cheramie and Dr. Elizabeth A. Borreca (In K. Geissinger (Ed.), APA Handbook of Testing and Assessment in Psychology, Washington D.C.: American Psychological Association (2013)). Click here for more details.
Associate Amber King will be speaking at TCASE Great Ideas 2014 regarding A Year in Review: Discussion of Hearing Officer Decisions and Lessons Learned on January 21 at 2:00 p.m.
Associates Brad Domangue and Ilya Feldsherov will be speaking at the Midwinter Conference regarding Domestic Partnerships, the AG's Opinion, U.S. v. Windsor, and the Aftermath on January 27 at 2:15 p.m.
Counsel Sandy Hellums will be speaking at the UT School Law Conference in Austin, TX regarding Public/Private Economic Development Partnerships on February 27 at 4:00 p.m.
Partner Chris Gilbert will be speaking at the UT School Law Conference in Austin, TX regarding A View from the Inside: The Ethics of Being an In-House Counsel, Working With an In-House Counsel, and Being Opposed to an In-House Counsel on February 28 at 2:55 p.m.