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Jason Thompson represents clients in class action and multidistrict litigation (MDL) involving consumer protection, employment rights, and mass tort cases in federal and state courts throughout the United States. His clients include individuals as well as municipalities, healthcare plans, and unions.

Over the past 26 years, Jason has been recognized for his excellence as a trial lawyer, including selection by his peers as a Super LawyerTM, board certification by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, and an AV Preeminent Lawyer rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Jason has been appointed as class counsel and in 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 on topics related to his practice and sits on the firm’s Board of Directors. He also teaches a course on class actions and MDL litigation as an Adjunct Professor at Michigan State University College of Law. In 2017, Jason became an Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association.

Location

  • One Towne Square, Suite 1700
    Southfield, MI 48076

Languages

  • English

Education

  • Michigan State University, Juris Doctor Cum Laude, graduated 1992
  • University of Southern California, Bachelor of Arts in Economics, graduated 1989

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, State Bar of Michigan

Affiliations

  • American Arbitration Association - Arbitrator, Class Action and Employment Panels
  • American Association for Justice - Wage & Hour Litigation Group (Former Co-Chair)
  • Michigan Association for Justice - Former Executive Committee Member
  • State Bar of Michigan - Member
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee-Knoxville
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern Central District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

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)

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