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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, intentional torts, and medical malpractice. He also represents federal employees in disciplinary matters as well as trucking entities throughout the state of Nevada.

Jeremy advises his clients through all aspects of litigation from law and motion practice through discovery, settlement negotiations, and trial preparation. He also defends his clients in a variety of civil litigation matters, including products liability, legal malpractice and contract disputes.

Jeremy also defends 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 including confronting unfair workplace practices as well as directly challenging the disciplinary process itself. He also represents federal employees in the federal sector Equal Employment Opportunity complaint process, to include class actions as well as individual complaints.

In addition, Jeremy represents the Air Marshals Association (AMA), which is the labor representative for more than 50% of the current active Federal Air Marshal (FAM) Service workforce. Clark Hill 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. He 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.

Education

J.D., University of Nevada, 2011
B.S., University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, Nevada, 2008, Business Management

Recognitions

Former Extern, Judge Jackie Glass

Former Extern, Washoe County Public Defender’s Office (Reno)

Former Legislative Intern, Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford and Legislative Counsel Bureau

Former Law Clerk, Judge Carolyn Ellsworth, Eighth Judicial District Court of Nevada

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

Memberships

Nevada’s Assisted Living Advisory Council (ALAC), Council Member

Washoe County Bar Association

Clark County Bar Association

Association of Defense Counsel, Northern California and Nevada

State Bar Licenses

Nevada, Minnesota

Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., District of Nevada

Achievements

  • Selected to the 2021 Mountain States Rising Stars list
  • Named to Nevada Business Magazine’s Legal Elite list, 2016
Articles
  • Author, “Court says EEOC overreached in information request”, Nevada Employment Law Letter, April 2017
  • Author, “Whew! 2017 legislative session leaves Nevada employers in decent shape”, Nevada Employment Law Letter, July 2017
  • Author, “Nevada Supreme Court rules MWA not preempted by NLRA, ERISA”, Nevada Employment Law Letter, May 2017
  • Author, “SCOTUS to resolve split over class action waivers in arbitration agreememts,” Nevada Employment Law Letter, February 2017
  • Author, “‘Sex’ and ‘gender’: a distinction without difference,” Nevada Employment Law Letter, December 2016
  • Author, “Guidance on MWA from high court: provide vs. enroll, retroactivity,” Nevada Employment Law Letter, November 2016
  • Author, “Moonlighting is more common than you think,” Nevada Employment Law Letter, September 2016
  • Author, “DOL rule greatly expands overtime eligibility for Nevada workers,” Nevada Employment Law Letter, July 2016
  • Author, “Leave and the ADA—forever intertwined in EEOC’s new resource document,” Nevada Employment Law Letter, June 2016
  • Author, “Having AED at your workplace can save lives, shield you from liability,” Nevada Employment Law Letter, May 2016
  • Author, “Being proactive in preventing workplace violence,” Nevada Employment Law Letter, April 2016
  • Author, “MWA defined: ‘Provide’ does not mean ‘offer,’ according to two Nevada judges,” Nevada Employment Law Letter, March 2016
  • Author, “New Nevada laws affecting employers in 2016,” Nevada Employment Law Letter, February 2016
  • Author, “A temporary injury can constitute a ‘disability,’ ” Nevada Employment Law Letter, December 2015
  • Author, “BYOD – the pitfalls of bring-your-own-device policies,” Nevada Employment Law Letter, November 2015
  • Author, “Comply with federal regulations or lose out on federal contracts,” Nevada Employment Law Letter, October 2015
  • Author, “Not all employee claims can be waived in a release,” Nevada Employment Law Letter, October 2015
  • Co-Author, “NV Supreme Court: Some deposition discussions may waive attorney-client privilege,” Nevada Employment Law Letter, August 2015