Connor A. Thompson

Connor A. Thompson

Of Counsel

Kansas City

7500 College Boulevard, Suite 1400
Overland Park, KS 66210-4041

T: 913.253.2151

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Connor Thompson is an energy and natural resources attorney. Connor represents and advises clients on matters related to energy use and development, public utilities, oil and gas, land use, carbon management, and appellate litigation. He has participated in numerous administrative proceedings at the Kansas Corporation Commission and worked with clients drafting contracts, resolving contract disputes, and developing forward-looking energy policy. He also represents clients in quiet title lawsuits and oil and gas lease disputes. 

Connor received his J.D. from the University of Wyoming College of Law and is currently Research Faculty for the University of Houston Law Center and the Center for Carbon Management in Energy, developing and assessing policy and commercial solutions to carbon management. His government, private sector, and academic experience positions him to assist clients in understanding and managing rules and regulations involving the energy industry and carbon management.  

In his free time, Connor enjoys spending time with his family and being outdoors.


  • University of Wyoming College of Law (J.D., 2020)
    University of Wyoming Law Review; Energy, Environmental, and Natural Resources Law Certificate; Salt Creek Energy Excellence Scholar, 2019-2020; Brimmer Scholar Finalist, 2019-2020
  • University of Wyoming (B.S. in Psychology, 2017)


  • Kansas (2020)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas (2020)
  • Idaho (2023)
Relevant Experience
  • Research Faculty, University of Houston Law Center, 2022
  • Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Research Scholar, University of Houston Law Center, 2022
  • Associate, Smithyman & Zakoura, Chartered, 2020-2022
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Alan B. Johnson, U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming, 2018
  • Intern, Office of Wyoming Attorney General, 2019-2020
  • Intern, MacPherson & Thompson, LLC, 2018
Professional Memberships, Affiliations, and Honors
  • Kansas Bar Association 
  • Johnson County Bar Association 
Community Involvement
  • Big Brothers, Big Sisters, 2014-2019
  • American Red Cross, 2015-2019
  • Leading the Way: Wyoming and the Drought Management Plan
    20 Wyo. L. Rev. 217, 2020