"Defending a Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Citizen Suit," Ash at Work (2011)
"An Unintended Consequence of Tort Reform in Michigan: An Argument for Reinstating Retailer Product Liability," 42 University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform 961 (2009)
Speeches and Presentations
"Panel on Careers in Environmental Law," (moderator) Environmental Law Committee of the Young Lawyers Section, Chicago Bar Association (Feb. 26, 2013)
"Case Study: The RCRA Citizen Suit ‘(a)(1)(B)’ Claim," Environmental Law Committee of the Young Lawyers Section, Chicago Bar Association (Jan. 26, 2012)
"Mandatory Reporting and the Role of Psychologists in Child Protection Proceedings," University of Michigan (April, 2008)
Pro Bono Activities
Before joining Schiff Hardin, Ms. Thompson worked as a Public Interest Law Initiative ("PILI") Fellow in the Children's Law Project at the Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago ("LAF").
Since joining Schiff Hardin, Ms. Thompson has continued her pro bono work. She continues to work with the Children's Law Project at LAF and also represents a client in capital habeas corpus proceedings through the firm's involvement with the American Bar Association's Death Penalty Representation Project.
Before attending law school, Ms. Thompson worked as an Environmental Health Extensionist with the United States Peace Corps in the Republic of Panama. Ms. Thompson also worked as a Project Assistant for the Community Workforce Development Team of the London South Bank University in London, UK.
During law school, Ms. Thompson gained legal experience while working as a student attorney for the Child Advocacy Law Clinic for six months.