About the Firm

Founded in 1951, Thompson Coe has been providing legal services to clients both regionally and nationally for almost 75 years. We are a 200+ attorney firm with offices in Austin, Dallas, and Houston Texas, New Orleans, Louisiana, and St. Paul, Minnesota. The firm is highly recognized for its civil litigation capabilities and our diverse group of attorneys has the experience, resources, and capacity to respond to the multi-service demands of our clients across multiple states and industries. Thompson Coe offers comprehensive legal services in areas of Insurance Litigation and Coverage, Products Liability, Mass Torts, Property and Casualty Litigation, Labor and Employment, Business & Commercial Litigation, Professional Liability, Appellate Law, Insurance Regulation, State Legislation, and Business Transactions, among others.

We devote ourselves to excellence and to developing collaborative partnerships with our clients in order to ensure their companies are moving forward. Through this commitment, we’ve successfully guided our clients through high-stakes litigation, business disputes, and regulatory matters with the complete spectrum of our top-tier legal services. As a result, we have been recognized  by several organizations as leaders in our field.

Recognition

Chambers

Thompson Coe has been selected as a “Band 1” law firm for Insurance in Texas by Chambers & Partners USA Guide from 2004-2020.

Best Lawyers

Thompson Coe has1 National Ranking for Insurance & 9 Metro Rankings for Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms." Nineteen lawyers from Thompson Coe were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021.

Super Lawyers

Fourteen attorneys were recently named 2020 "Super Lawyers®” by Super Lawyers Magazine.

Super Lawyers - Rising Stars

Twenty Thompson Coe attorneys were named 2020 Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine.

A.M. Best

Thompson Coe has been selected as one of Best's Recommended Insurance firms since 2005 by A.M. Best Company.

A.M. Best Insurance Law Digest

The Insurance Law Digest serves as a summary of the insurance laws for each state and several Canadian Provinces. Thompson Coe has been selected as the contributor for the state of Texas.

Firm Highlights

Publication

Concurrent Causation Is Key In Texas Storm Insurance Suits

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which ran from June 1 to Nov. 30, was a record-setting year according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.[1] The season produced 30 named storms, including 13 hurricanes...

Publication

The 2020 HR Recap

We’ve made it to the recap episode! The good, the bad, the ugly, and everything in between. Join Kevin and Elaine (Lainey) Luthens as they discuss it all including FFCRA legislation, OSHA, what they...

Experience

Thompson Coe Obtains Texas Supreme Court Victory in Shooting Accident Suit

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Recruiting in 2021

What is Robert Half’s process? How do they make sure that you get the best candidate for the role? Join Kevin and Andrew McNaughtan, Director of Legal Permanent Placement from Robert Half, talk about the candidate...

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The COVID-19 Vaccine Part 2

The golden question: can you mandate the COVID-19 vaccine? EEOC has now given guidance surrounding vaccines in the workplace. Join Kevin Mosher and repeat guest, Stephanie Rojo from the Thompson Coe Austin office talk...

Experience

Claims Handling & Litigation: 2021 Freeze and Power Outage Catastrophe

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Thompson Coe Welcomes Partners Kenya Bodden and Patrick Kelly

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Thompson Coe Among Most Active Insurance Litigation Firms in the US, Study finds.

Thompson Coe Cousins & Irons was named among the most active law firms for insurance litigation over the past three years, according to LexMachina’s 2021 Insurance Report. Other firms identified in the report include...

Experience

COVID-19 Response Team - Resources and Updates

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Thompson Coe Partner Gary Pate Wins Complete Defense Verdict in Bench Trial Involving Real Estate Dispute