Amanda Thompson handles employment law and other litigation matters and advises clients on employment issues such as sexual harassment, discrimination based on race, national origin, age, sex, and disability, as well as family/medical leave issues, wage and hour disputes, and severance negotiations. Amanda also handles contract review, drafting, and negotiation on behalf of individuals and businesses. Prior to opening her litigation office, Amanda obtained extensive litigation experience handling employment law matters as well as a variety of general liability cases including premises liability, products liability, construction defense and other personal injury matters.
Amanda graduated from Macalester College with a B.A. in Psychology and received her J.D. from Thomas Jefferson School of Law where she graduated cum laude. She is admitted to practice in all State Courts of California as well as the District Court for the Southern District of California.
Amanda was named among the Best of the Bar 2015 by the San Diego Business Journal. She was nominated for San Diego Daily Transcript’s Top Attorneys 2014 in the area of labor and employment law and was nominated for the San Diego Daily Transcript’s “Outstanding 2013 Young Attorneys.” Amanda has been an elected Director on the Alumni Association Board of Directors of Thomas Jefferson School of Law since 2013 and previously served as an elected Director on the New Lawyer Division Board of Directors of the San Diego County Bar Association. In addition, Amanda is actively involved in the Community Outreach Committee of Lawyers Club of San Diego, is a member of Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, California Employment Lawyers Association, and volunteers at the Employee Rights Self-Help Clinic at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
Amanda has also been actively involved in the legal community on a national scale, as she was a Vice Chair and Newsletter Co-Editor for the Employment Law & Litigation Committee to the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) of the American Bar Association and was an active member of the TIPS Law in Public Service Committee and the Task Forces on Plaintiffs' Involvement and Outreach to Young Lawyers.
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