Who We Are

Thompson & Horton is a full-service law firm whose mission is to provide the highest quality personalized legal service to public and private schools, institutions of higher education, local governments, and private individuals and companies. Our attorneys have unique and specialized qualifications based on several hundred years of combined experience. Leaders in the field, our attorneys have been directly involved in many of the most significant court cases, administrative decisions, and public policy developments affecting our clients over the past 40 years.

We work closely with elected governing bodies, administrators, general counsels, business owners, and others to resolve their complex issues. We give candid appraisals to clients regarding the law, the risks, and the options available in each situation. We offer large-firm legal experience and quality while providing the responsiveness and cost effectiveness of a smaller firm.

Our specialties include:

  • Business and commercial law
  • Construction law
  • Real estate
  • Facility use and naming rights
  • Election law
  • Labor and employment law and litigation
  • Personnel administration and benefits
  • Administrative hearings and appeals
  • Student rights
  • General litigation
  • Investigations
  • Intellectual property
  • Public information requests and other open government matters
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Special education and Section 504
  • Public policy development

At Thompson & Horton, we understand the importance of recruiting and supporting the development and advancement of women and minority attorneys in order to ensure a diversity of experience and viewpoints that benefit our clients in the kind of counseling and representation we provide.

Our attorneys also bring a diversity of backgrounds – several are former educators or come from a family of educators – and all care deeply about their clients and their communities.

In short, at Thompson & Horton, it’s not just business – it’s personal.