Jason Thompson

Jason Thompson

Charfoos &
  • Antitrust Law, Business Law, Environmental Law...
  • Michigan
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Summary

Jason Thompson represents clients in class action and multidistrict litigation (MDL) involving consumer protection, employment rights, and mass tort cases in federal and state courts throughout the United States. His clients include individuals as well as municipalities, healthcare plans, and unions.

Over the past 23 years, Jason has been recognized for his excellence as a trial lawyer, including selection by his peers as a Super LawyerTM, board certification by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and an AV Preeminent Lawyer rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Jason has been appointed as class counsel and in MDL leadership positions in cases involving antitrust, overtime pay, insurance coverage, environmental pollution, and consumer protection. He has been asked to testify repeatedly before the Michigan Legislature regarding the state’s pharmaceutical immunity law and amendments to qui tam provisions under Michigan’s Medicaid fraud law.

Practice Areas
  • Antitrust Law
  • Business Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
6th Circuit
9th Circuit
Several U.S. District Court Admissions (see Jason Thompson's biography on www.sommerspc.com)
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Charfoos &
Current
Shareholder
Sommers Schwartz, PC
- Current
Trial Attorney
J. Thompson & Associates, PLC
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Trial Attorney
Charfoos & Christensen, P.C.
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Education
Michigan State University College of Law
J.D. (1992)
University of Southern California
B.A. (1989) | Economics
Awards
Top Settlement
Michigan Lawyers Weekly
“Up & Coming Lawyers”
Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Michigan Super Lawyers – 2006-2012 and 2014 to present
Super Lawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Michigan
National Trial Lawyers Association
Leading Lawyers
Leading Lawyers
AV Preeminent Lawyer – Peer Review Rating of 5.0 out of 5.0
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
Michigan State Bar # P47184
Member
Current
The National Trial Lawyers
Member
Current
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Member
Current
American Association for Justice
Member
Current
Michigan Association for Justice
Member
Current
American Arbitration Association
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
For additional Articles & Publications, see Jason Thompson's biography at www.sommerspc.com
“Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Old Approach to Michigan’s Drug Immunity Defense,\”
Michigan Bar Journal
“Supreme Court Confirms Importance of Class Actions”
Michigan Association for Justice Journal
“Wage and Hour Litigation – Employee Status”
Michigan Bar Journa
Speaking Engagements
For additional Speaking Engagements, see Jason Thompson's biography at www.sommerspc.com
“The Current State of the De Minimis Doctrine and Recent Supreme Court Fair Labor Standards Act Decisions”, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Employment Rights Section and Wage & Hour Litigation Group
“Rule 68 Offers of Judgment-Genesis and Beyond”, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Employment Rights Section and Wage & Hour Litigation Group
“Mediating FLSA Actions”, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Employment Rights Section and Wage & Hour Litigation Group
Certifications
Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Websites & Blogs
Website
Blog
Social Media
Contact & Map
Sommers Schwartz P.C.
1 Towne Square
Ste 1700
Southfield, MI 48076
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 443-4145
Telephone: (248) 415-3206
Fax: (248) 436-8453