Arthur J. Wright - Thompson & Knight LLP
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Arthur J. Wright

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003

Arthur J. Wright is a Partner in Thompson & Knight’s Dallas office and serves as the Firm’s Oil and Gas Practice Group Leader.  Arthur counsels clients in acquisitions and dispositions of E&P, midstream properties, and natural resources companies and joint ventures relating thereto.  He provides advice and prepares agreements in relation to exploration and production activities; gas plant operations; and marketing of gas, NGL, LNG, and electricity production in all relevant matters.  He is also involved in regulatory and oil and gas litigation matters.  In addition, Arthur represents borrowers and lenders in conventional financing and investors and operators in equity transactions and unconventional financing.   With more than 40 years of experience, both in private practice and as an officer and in-house counsel to several energy industry companies, Arthur brings extensive energy industry knowledge to the table.  Since January 2010, he has assisted his clients in closing more than $7.4 billion in oil and gas transactions, and he has been named by The Best Lawyers in America® as the “Dallas Lawyer of the Year” in Oil & Gas and Energy Law in 2011-2012.

Office Location

98 San Jacinto Boulevard, Suite 1900
Austin, TX 78701
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Natural Resources Law of the Dallas Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Energy Law of the Dallas Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Oil and Gas Law of the Dallas Metro Area
Arthur J. Wright has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Arthur J. Wright has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!Arthur J. Wright has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Energy Law
Natural Resources Law (Oil & Gas)
Oil and Gas Law

Other Information

Gender: Male