At Thompson Coburn, the values we hold in the highest regard guide our behavior and the expectations we have for ourselves.
We value integrity. We are committed to the highest ethical and professional standards. We would rather lose a client than deviate from the highest standards of ethical conduct.
We have a passion for excellence. It affects and acts as a positive charge in everything we do, from servicing clients to our civic and community endeavors. We abhor mediocrity.
We strive to meet and exceed expectations. We strive to provide services of the highest caliber on—or ahead of—schedule, on every assignment, on every occasion, for every client.
We focus on serving the client. We listen … and listen hard. Understanding the client is as important as understanding the law. We listen to our clients and understand their business, their needs, their wants and their expectations.
We value trust and loyalty. They enable us to deliver timely, cost effective and sagacious legal advice to our clients.
We value innovation, creativity and boldness. We support and encourage fresh approaches to problem solving and view our creative process as an investment in our client relationships.
We value diversity. We know that diversity strengthens our firm and the community, and we incorporate this value in developing our programs and policies.
Inside the firm, we value each other as people and as colleagues. We will always treat each other with civility, respect, sensitivity and tolerance. Our firm is a place where people enjoy their work and share a positive, optimistic attitude.
We respect merit and reject favoritism. We are judged by our individual efforts and our individual results on behalf of the firm.
We value the communities in which we live and work. We expect our people to be active and generous in support of civic and community endeavors. We aggressively pursue business processes that support the long-term sustainability of our environment.
We value our collective identity as Thompson Coburn. We are proud of the firm’s reputation and conscious of how it has enhanced all of our lives. We encourage everyone to participate and to become a stakeholder in the firm. When making difficult decisions, we will always ask, “What is best for the firm?”