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James Thompson

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Tampa, FL

Thompson Legal Center, LLC
777 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Suite 245
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-769-3900
Fax: 813-425-3999
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1990
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee
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Attorney Profile

Mr. James Moten Thompson practices exclusively employment law representing employees who have discriminated against because of the age, disability, race, sex and national origin.  Focusing solely on employment law gives Mr. Thompson and Thompson Legal Center the edge to strategize with clients and ensure that they receive the best possible remedy available to them. Each case is different and therefore where as one case might settle in the EEOC investigative phase another case might be taken to trial. Mr. Thompson has 25 years of trial experince.  He first gained his trial experience while working for the State Attorney's office in Hillsborough County.

Mr. Thompson attended the University of Florida for undergrad before pursuing his law degree at Stetson College of Law. He is licensed to practice law in California and Florida and has achieved an AV rating.

About James Thompson

First Admitted: 1990, Florida

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • James M. Thompson was a panelist for a one-hour live town hall event focusing on the recent movement regarding sexual harassment in the workpalce. The event was hosted by Anchor Veronica Cintron abd televised live on Specrum Bay News 9.  It examined several aspects of the #metoo movement:  * How we got to this point in todays's society * A look at the impact in the workplace: from corporations and Hollywood to the news industry and polictical arena * How far is too far in the workplace? And waht can be done to change workplace culture?, Panelist, Spectrum News: Silent No More - Harassment in the Workplace Townhall, Bay News 9, 2018


  • Jenkiins v. S. David Anton - FLSA case where Jim Thompson represented the employer in a Federal Court trial that resulted in a verdict in favor of his client, S. David Anton.  Jenkins appealed the court's judgement against her. Thompson Legal won the appeal for their client, S. David Anton.  This is a published case., 2019
  • Banner v. Hillsborough County - Verdict for Plaintiff (represented by Thompson Legal).  A jury found that Mr. Banner (represented by James Thompson)  was discriminated against based on his sex (male) during a 5 day jury trial. , 2017

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member of The State of California Bar, Hillsborough County Bar, State of Florida Bar., 2019
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Office Location for James Thompson

777 South Harbour Island Boulevard
Suite 245
Tampa, FL 33602

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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