Jason Thompson represents clients in cases throughout the United States. He is a Senior Shareholder at Sommers Schwartz.
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 23 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, chairs Sommers Schwartz’s Complex Litigation department, 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.