BRENDAN S. THOMPSON focuses his practice primarily on representing plaintiffs in consumer and civil rights cases.
During his legal studies, Mr. Thompson worked as a Student Intern for Congressman Brian Higgins (NY); as a Student Law Clerk for the Honorable LeRoy F. Millette, Jr. at the Circuit Court for the 31st Judicial Circuit of Virginia; and as a Student Law Clerk at the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office for Prince William County, Virginia.
Since joining the firm, Mr. Thompson has litigated cases across the country and has served as counsel, and co-lead counsel, in some of the leading defective building materials class actions, including cases brought against IPEX, GAF, James Hardie, Lumber Liquidators, Owens Corning, Goodman, Tamko Building Products, and Building Materials of Canada. In 2009, he received a diploma from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (“NITA”). In 2012, Mr. Thompson worked on an appeal brief which successfully reversed the district court’s summary judgment ruling. Wright v. Owens Corning, 679 F.3d 101, 109 (3d Cir. 2012), cert. denied, 133 S. Ct. 1239 (2013).
Mr. Thompson provides lunches to the homeless as a volunteer with Bethesda Cares, donates to Esperanca, participates in Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy functions, and assists the Wood Acres Neighborhood with events and activities. He also spends time mentoring first year students enrolled in the University of Baltimore School of Law’s 1L Mentor Program.