Elizabeth (Liz) C. Thomson

Elizabeth (Liz) C. Thomson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Bloomfield Hills, MI

Hertz Schram PC
 | 1760 South Telegraph Road, Suite 300
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Phone: 248-335-5000
Fax: 248-335-3346
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Hertz Schram PC, Elizabeth C. Thomson is committed to representing clients in the Detroit, Michigan, area with general, commercial and civil litigation, and class-action lawsuits. She handles a variety of business litigation, and environmental and property rights cases in an effort to protect property owners’, public consumers’ and minorities’ rights.

Ms. Thomson received a Bachelor of General Studies degree from the University of Michigan-Dearborn in 1991, and earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law in 1995. She is admitted to practice law in the state of Michigan, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

With nearly 20 years of experience, Ms. Thomson devotes her entire practice to litigation and has prosecuted environmental tort class actions against corporate polluters, defending Michigan residents. She also represented the Wayne County in the “Firearms Litigation” and has represented individuals in medical device and pharmaceutical litigation against drug distributors and manufacturers. 

After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, Ms. Thomson provided pro bono services to families in Michigan who lost loved ones in the attacks. She attended hearings in New York City and helped acquire millions of dollars for her clients.

Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Women in the Law” award program recognized Ms. Thomson by naming her a member of the Class of 2013. This publication is dedicated to recognizing high-achieving women lawyers in Michigan.

Ms. Thomson is also a fellow of the Oakland County Bar Association, a case evaluator for the Wayne County Mediation Tribunal Association, and has lectured on national firearms litigation and public nuisance matters at a convention held by the American Association for Justice. 

About Elizabeth Thomson

Admitted: 1995, Michigan

Professional Webpage: http://www.hertzschram.com/Our-Team/Elizabeth-liz-C-Thomson....


  • Member of the Class of 2013 Michigan Lawyers Weekly "Women in the Law" award program, 2013
  • Fellow, Oakland County Bar Association

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1999
  • Michigan, 1995
  • Oakland County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Pro Bono legal services to several Michigan families who lost loved ones in New York City on September 11, 2001

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer AAJ Convention regarding National Firearms Litigation and Public Nuisance, AAJ, 1999

Educational Background:

  • University of Michigan, Dearborn, Michigan, B.A. in B.G.S., Honors: With High Distinction, 1991
Office Location for Elizabeth (Liz) C. Thomson

1760 South Telegraph Road
Suite 300
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

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Last Updated: 1/17/2019

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