J. Carter Thompson, Jr.
Recognized in:Commercial LitigationMass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants...
Law School:Mississippi College
Location:One Eastover Center, Suite 400100 Vision DriveJackson, MS 39211
- Mississippi College, graduated 1987
- University of Mississippi, graduated 1984
- Mississippi, The Mississippi Bar
- Capital Area Bar Association - Member
- Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (Drug, Device and Biotechnology Section; Product Liability Section) - Member
- National Foundation For Judicial Excellence - Partner
- American Bar Association (Litigation Section; Torts and Insurance Practice Section) - Member
- American Health Lawyers Association - Member
- Defense Research Institute (Vice Chair, Drug and Medical Device Committee, 2013 – 2014; Program Chair, Drug and Medical Device Committee, 2011 – 2013) - Member
- International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy - Graduate
- Lawyers for Civil Justice - Member
- Litigation Counsel of America - Fellow
- Mississippi Bar (General Litigation Section; Health Law Section; Chair, Minority Involvement Committee, 1994 – 1995) - Member
- Mississippi Claims Association - Member
- Mississippi College School of Law Board of Visitors - Former Member
- Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association (Director, Trial Practice Academy, 1989) - Member
- Mississippi Law Institute (1991) - Chair
- Product Liability Advisory Council (PLAC) - Member
- Product Liability Editorial Advisory Board, Law360 (2011 – 2012) - Member
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers for:
- Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants, Jackson, MS (2018)
- Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants, Jackson, MS (2016)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for work in:
- Commercial Litigation
- Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
- Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
- Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
- Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
- Named to the Lawdragon 3000 Leading Lawyers in America (2007)
- Named a 2011 Top Ten Leader in Law by the Mississippi Business Journal
- Listed in The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, 2013 – 2014
- Listed in The International Who's Who of Product Liability Defence Lawyers, 2011 – 2013
- Listed in The International Who's Who of Life Sciences Lawyers, 2014
- Listed since 2006 in Mid-South Super Lawyers, Personal Injury Defense: Products
- Listed since 2007 in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers as a leading litigation lawyer in Mississippi
- AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Areas of Expertise:
- Mass Tort
- Medical Devices
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Attorney Case History
- National product liability counsel for major health care manufacturer.
- National counsel for defendants in Phenergan®/promethazine HCI injection litigation; obtained numerous summary judgments and dismissals.
- National counsel for defendants in asbestos litigation.
- Relationship partner and regional counsel for Fortune 25 manufacturer and distributor of pharmaceutical and medical products.
- National counsel for defendant in phenytoin litigation; obtained numerous dismissals.
- Lead counsel for distributor of anesthesia medication in more than 250 cases involving more than 4,000 plaintiffs in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Lead counsel for manufacturer of dialysis product withdrawn from market; successfully resolved over 125 suits/claims worldwide.
- Lead trial counsel for homeopathic drug manufacturer in California putative class action alleging false drug labeling.
- Counsel for pharmaceutical manufacturers in the average wholesale price litigation.
- Counsel for pharmaceutical company in commercial case against a clinical research organization (CRO).
- Counsel for defendants in metoclopramide litigation.
- Counsel for defendant in Digoxin litigation.