Thompson & Knight Faces New Hurdle In Malpractice Case

Law360, New York (December 3, 2012, 10:55 PM EST) -- A Texas state judge on Friday put another roadblock in the way of Thompson & Knight LLP’s attempt to dodge a $960,000 malpractice judgment for a flubbed oil and gas deal, issuing formal findings that the damages reasonably represent the former client's losses.

Dallas County District Court Judge Martin Hoffman’s ruling undermines an argument the firm advanced in a post-trial motion to reconsider the amount of the judgment, which Thompson & Knight attacked as speculative and inflated.

In his findings of fact and conclusions of law,...
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