Founded in 1971, Thomas Kennedy Sampson & Tompkins LLP is the oldest minority-owned law firm in Georgia. The firm serves the legal needs of Fortune 500 corporations, governmental authorities, and small businesses. Thomas Kennedy Sampson & Tompkins LLP is rated a v by Martindale-Hubbell (the highest rating possible) and is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, published by Martindale-Hubbell. TKST is certified as a minority-owned business by the City of Atlanta; as a Minority Business Enterprise by the Georgia Minority Supplier Development Council; and is a certified member of the National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms.
TKST has represented some of the world’s largest companies in numerous high-profile cases. TKST was counsel for The Coca-Cola Company in Ingram v. The Coca-Cola Company, then the largest private employment discrimination class action settlement in history. In addition, the firm was proud to serve as trial counsel for the State of Georgia in the historic case of State of Georgia v. John Ashcroft, successfully tried before a panel of federal judges in Washington, D.C. and successfully appealed to the Supreme Court of the United States.
TKST has been recognized in the National Law Journal’s feature Who Represents Corporate America and in Corporate Counsel magazine’s feature Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies. Fortune Magazine has recognized TKST as a “go to” firm.