Jason J. Thompson

Senior Shareholder
(248) 415-3206

Jason Thompson represents clients in class action and multi-district litigation involving consumer protection, employee rights, and mass tort cases in both federal and state courts throughout the United States

Jason has been recognized for his excellence as a trial lawyer

Jason has been appointed as class counsel and to 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.

In addition to his law practice, Jason writes and speaks prolifically on work-related topics.

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I cannot say enough good things about Jason - an incredible lawyer and an even better person. There are very few lawyers that I trust completely, but Jason is one of them and rightfully so.

- About Jason J. Thompson

I am proud to have been appointed as class counsel and in multi-district litigation leadership positions.

Honors & Awards
  • Super Lawyers (Michigan) – 2006-2012 and 2014 to present
  • Best Lawyers, Plaintiff’s Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions, 2021
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly – Top Settlement 2012 ($22.5 Million)
  • Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Up & Coming Lawyers,” 2001
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Michigan, National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Leading Lawyers – Class Action & Mass Tort Law
  • AV Preeminent Lawyer–Peer Review Rating of 5.0 out of 5.0 (Martindale Hubbell)
Seminars, Lectures, & Published Works
  • “Wage and Hour Law,” 2018 Michigan Association for Justice Annual Convention
  • “Mediating FLSA Actions,” 2016 American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Employment Rights Section and Wage & Hour Litigation Group
  • “The Current State of the De Minimis Doctrine and Recent Supreme Court Fair Labor Standards Act Decisions,” 2015 American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Employment Rights Section and Wage & Hour Litigation Group
  • “Rule 68 Offers of Judgment-Genesis and Beyond,” 2014 American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Employment Rights Section and Wage & Hour Litigation Group
  • Moderator for the Employment Rights Section and Wage & Hour Litigation Group CLE Program, 2013 American Association for Justice Annual Convention
  • “The Latest Developments Affecting your Class Action Strategy Teleseminar,” 2013 American Association for Justice, Continuing Legal Education Program
  • Sponsor, 2013 First Annual Great Lakes Mass Tort Seminar
  • Moderator for the Employment Rights Section and Wage & Hour Litigation Group CLE Program  Moderator, 2012 American Association for Justice Annual Convention
  • Moderator for the Employment Rights Section and Wage & Hour Litigation Group CLE Program, 2011 American Association for Justice Annual Convention
  • “H2B Visa Workers and FLSA Violations,” 2011 Ohio Association for Justice Wage & Hour Seminar
  • Moderator for the 2011 American Association for Justice Annual Convention, New York, New York
  • “Discovery Workshop,” 2010 Michigan Association for Justice New Lawyers
  • Moderator for the 2010 American Association for Justice Annual Convention, Wage & Hour Litigation Group Educational Seminar
  • “Wage & Hour Litigation: Employee Status,” 2009 American Association for Justice Annual Convention
  • Panel Member, 2007 Michigan Trial Lawyers Association Deposition Workshop
  • “Obtaining Recovery for Identity Theft Victims,” 2005 American Association for Justice, Annual Convention
  • “Bringing Your Closing Argument to Life,” 2005 Florida Justice Association
  • “New Ways to Succeed,” 2005 Michigan Trial Lawyers Association Rapid Fire Seminar
  • “Class Action and Multidistrict Litigation Settlements,” 2003 Product Liability and Personal Injury Law Conference, Kitzbühel, Austria
  • Judge for the 3rd Annual National Trial Advocacy Competition, Michigan State University/Detroit College of Law, 2002
  • “Mass Torts and Environmental Class Actions,” 2002 Michigan Trial Lawyers Association Seminar
  • Moderator for the 2002 Michigan Trial Lawyers Association Rapid Fire Symposium – “Environmental Torts”
  • “EMS Cases,” 1998 Michigan Trial Lawyers Association Rapid Fire Symposium

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