About Philip D. Fraissinet

Legal Assistant: Lavette Neshay | 713-554-6756 | lneshay@thompsonhorton.com

Philip’s father, a school superintendent, taught him the great value of education. Philip’s career has focused on helping Texas educators fight for increased education funding, better education laws, and legal outcomes that result in improved educational opportunities.

Philip, a founding partner of Thompson & Horton, has over twenty years of experience counseling government and private entities and officials in many areas, including government procurement and contracting; conflicts of interest; nepotism; financial disclosure; ethics; political and campaign activities (including bond elections); and real estate and construction. Philip also represents government and private clients in disputes and litigation concerning public school finance, construction, eminent domain for public and private entities, public employment, and constitutional and civil rights matters. Philip was instrumental in several high-profile school finance cases, including the recent challenge to the constitutionality of the Texas school funding system. Philip has also represented clients on federal and state legislative matters, including the recent reauthorization of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.

Philip has served as T&H’s managing partner since the firm started in 2009. Prior to that, Philip was a partner at Bracewell.

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