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Karson K. Thompson Recognized as Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers®

Super Lawyers® has recognized Butler Snow attorney Karson K. Thompson as a Rising Star in its 2021 edition of Texas Super Lawyers®. Thompson was named a Rising Star in business litigation.

Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous process, including a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. Only 5% of lawyers in each state or region are named to the Super Lawyers® list and no more than 2.5% are named to the Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers® identifies Rising Stars as those attorneys, 40 years old or younger, who have made exceptional contributions in a particular practice area for 10 years or less.

Thompson is a member of Butler Snow’s commercial litigation group and practices in the firm’s Austin, Texas, office. He has extensive experience with federal motion practice and procedure, drawing upon his work at one of the nation’s busiest federal courts while clerking for the Honorable Sam Sparks at the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas.

Thompson serves on the board of directors of the Austin chapter of the Federal Bar Association. He received his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Kansas and his Juris Doctor, with honors, from the University of Texas School of Law.