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James M. Thompson

Managing Partner


Mr. Thompson is a partner in the Houston office focusing primarily on litigation with an extensive trial background.  He has handled cases in both state and federal court focusing on representing businesses and individuals involved in commercial litigation disputes.  He has handled commercial litigation claims involving:

Business torts

Breach of contract

Fraudulent inducement

Negligent misrepresentation

Pricing discrimination

Partnership disputes

Patent infringement claims

Additionally, Mr. Thompson has represented manufacturers and premises owners in asbestos litigation as well as other toxic torts and has authored on the subject.  He also has experience defending and investigating claims resulting from oilfield and maritime casualties, products liability and other personal injury claims.



Publications & Speeches



  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1999; Phi Delta Phi; Dean's Honor List 1997, 1999
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A. Finance, 1996

Texas, 1999 U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States
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