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Jeffrey P. Thompson

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Employment-Related Litigation


Mr. Thompson is Managing Partner and heads Declues, Burkett & Thompson's Labor and Employment Law Department. He received his B.A. in Economics and International Relations from Claremont McKenna College in 1983 and his J.D. from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles in 1988. Mr. Thompson was admitted to the California Bar that year and has practiced exclusively in the area of labor and employment law.

In 1996, Mr. Thompson left a national employment law firm to join the firm at its inception. His practice focuses on representing private employers and public entities in all aspects of labor and employment law with particular emphasis on employment-related litigation. He also advises clients with respect to employment-related issues.

Mr. Thompson is a frequent lecturer and instructor on labor and employment issues for various business and governmental groups and has authored a manual entitled "Defending Wrongful Discharge Claims Under California Law" for the National Business Institute. Mr. Thompson also conducts seminars for various business associations, public entity groups, and clients.

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Partner