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Jeremy J. Thompson

Senior Attorney

Las Vegas

3800 Howard Hughes Parkway
Suite 500
Las Vegas, NV 89169
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J.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), William S. Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2011
B.S., University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, Nevada, 2008, Business Management
State Bar Licenses
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., District of Nevada

Jeremy J. Thompson

Senior Attorney

Jeremy Thompson defends healthcare providers, including assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities, against claims of elder abuse, wrongful death, negligence, and medical malpractice. 

Jeremy's practice focuses primarily on long term health care and defending healthcare providers and their owners and operators. He represents assisted living communities and skilled nursing facilities throughout the state of Nevada, defending these clients in both state and federal court against claims of elder abuse, wrongful death, negligence, intentional torts and medical malpractice. He handles all aspects of litigation from law and motion practice through discovery, settlement negotiations, and trial preparation. His practice also includes the defense of a variety of civil litigation matters, including products liability, legal malpractice and contract disputes. 

Jeremy also specializes in defending federal employees in employment disciplinary matters initiated by federal agencies. He provides guidance to those federal employees through the federal government’s disciplinary procedure and is responsible for representation through all levels of the process, including appeals to the federal government’s Merit Systems Protection Board. This experience includes confronting unfair workplace practices as well as directly challenging the disciplinary process itself. In addition, Jeremy represents federal employees in the federal sector Equal Employment Opportunity complaint process, to include class actions as well as individual complaints. 

Additionally, Jeremy represents the Air Marshals Association (AMA), which is the labor representative for over 50% of the current active Federal Air Marshal Service workforce. The firm represents FAMs across the United States with respect to internal disciplinary investigations and grievances and wage and hour claims and provides counsel to the AMA on matters of significance to its membership. Jeremy also provides legal representation to other federal law enforcement officers through the firm’s legal defense plan — Law Enforcement Officer Services — in disciplinary matters and assists them with other work-related issues.

Jeremy also represents trucking entities throughout the state of Nevada. These cases range from minor vehicle collisions to a 13-vehicle accident. Trucking cases can often be catastrophic and Jeremy and the firm are experienced in handling such cases and receiving favorable results.

While in law school, Jeremy externed for the Honorable Judge Jackie Glass and for the Washoe County Public Defender’s Office in Reno, Nevada. During the 2011 legislative session, Jeremy worked as a legislative intern for the Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford’s office and the Legislative Counsel Bureau – Legal Division, where he assisted in drafting and editing legislation. After law school, Jeremy worked as a law clerk to the Senior Judge Department and the Honorable Judge Carolyn Ellsworth of the Eighth Judicial District Court of Nevada. 

Nevada's Legal Elite, Nevada Business Magazine, 2016
Marion J. Mallory Business School Merit Scholarship
National Deans List, 2004-2008
University of Nevada, Reno Business Plan Competition - 1st Place
Outstanding Student, Strasser Mediation Clinic, William S. Boyd School of Law Community Service Program – Mediation in Nevada Today
Council Member, Nevada’s Assisted Living Advisory Council (ALAC)
Washoe County Bar Association
Clark County Bar Association
Association of Defense Counsel, Northern California and Nevada
Author, "Court says EEOC overreached in information request", Nevada Employment Law Letter, April 2017Author, "Whew! 2017 legislative session leaves Nevada employers in decent shape", Nevada Employment Law Letter, July 2017Author, "Nevada Supreme Court rules MWA not preempted by NLRA, ERISA", Nevada Employment Law Letter, May 2017Author, "SCOTUS to resolve split over class action waivers in arbitration agreememts," Nevada Employment Law Letter, February 2017Author, "'Sex' and 'gender': a distinction without difference," Nevada Employment Law Letter, December 2016Author, "Guidance on MWA from high court: provide vs. enroll, retroactivity," Nevada Employment Law Letter, November 2016Author, "Moonlighting is more common than you think," Nevada Employment Law Letter, September 2016Author, "DOL rule greatly expands overtime eligibility for Nevada workers," Nevada Employment Law Letter, July 2016Author, "Leave and the ADA—forever intertwined in EEOC's new resource document," Nevada Employment Law Letter, June 2016Author, "Having AED at your workplace can save lives, shield you from liability," Nevada Employment Law Letter, May 2016Author, "Being proactive in preventing workplace violence," Nevada Employment Law Letter, April 2016Author, "MWA defined: ‘Provide’ does not mean ‘offer,’ according to two Nevada judges," Nevada Employment Law Letter, March 2016Author, "New Nevada laws affecting employers in 2016," Nevada Employment Law Letter, February 2016Author, "A temporary injury can constitute a 'disability,' " Nevada Employment Law Letter, December 2015Author, "BYOD – the pitfalls of bring-your-own-device policies," Nevada Employment Law Letter, November 2015Author, "Comply with federal regulations or lose out on federal contracts," Nevada Employment Law Letter, October 2015Author, "Not all employee claims can be waived in a release," Nevada Employment Law Letter, October 2015Co-Author, "NV Supreme Court: Some deposition discussions may waive attorney-client privilege," Nevada Employment Law Letter, August 2015
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