After many years of recognition as a premier appellate boutique, Hankinson LLP has ceased providing legal services effective September 30, 2018. We thank all our clients and friends for their business and support; we hope to keep in touch with you.

Deborah Hankinson has opened a new solo practice that is devoted exclusively to comprehensive conflict resolution, including mediation, early neutral evaluations, settlement consulting, arbitration, and more. Please visit her website at She can be reached at 214.754.9185 or Her address remains 750 N. St. Paul St., Suite 1800, Dallas, Texas, 75201.

Rick Thompson, Brett Kutnick, and Stephanie Nelson will bring the same level of excellence to their new practices:

Effective November 1, 2018, Rick can be reached at the Dallas office of Kelly, Durham & Pittard, 214-946-8000 or

Effective October 1, 2018, Brett can be reached at the Dallas office of Jackson Walker, 214.953.6174 or

Effective November 1, 2018, Stephanie can be reached at the Dallas office of Thompson & Knight, 214.969.1700 or