Jeremy J. ThompsonJeremy Thompson Clark Hill
Jeremy J. Thompson
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.