education

  • Vanderbilt University Law School (J.D., 1976)
  • St. Olaf College (B.A., 1973), magna cum laude

bar admissions

  • Florida

court admissions

  • Florida State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Trial Bar - U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Patricia H. Thompson

Patricia H. Thompson

Shareholder
Miami
T: 305.539.7239
F: 305.530.0055

Patricia Thompson is a trial lawyer, concentrating her practice in construction, employment, surety, fidelity, and other complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts and in arbitration. Ms. Thompson has tried over 46 cases to verdict or award, and resolved countless more by summary judgment or other dispositive motions. Additionally, much of her time is devoted to counseling clients concerning employment and construction dispute avoidance and resolution, insurance claim investigation and coverage analysis.

Ms. Thompson has been regularly listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers, The International Who's Who of Construction and Business Lawyers, Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Trend's Legal Elite, and South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers in her areas of practice concentration. She is a fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers.

Ms. Thompson has served as chair and in other senior leadership roles of major committees of the Tort and Insurance Practice and Litigation Sections of the American Bar Association. She has spoken and published extensively for Florida and American Bar continuing legal education programs and has authored more than 15 professional law journal articles and chapters in other national publications.