EducationJ.D., University of Oregon School of Law
Editor in Chief, Oregon Law Review
B.A., University of Minnesota
Trisha Thompson is a litigation attorney in Holland & Knight's Portland office, where her practice focuses on ethics and risk management for law firms and lawyers, as well as commercial and employment litigation.
Ms. Thompson represents lawyers and law firms in a variety of contexts, from organizational issues (such as formation, operations, dissolution and lateral lawyer moves), to state bar disciplinary defense. She also advises lawyers, law firms and law-related services on regulatory issues, such as unauthorized practice of law, litigation financing, fee splitting, conflicts of interest, confidentiality and evidentiary privilege issues.
As a litigator, Ms. Thompson's practice includes representing clients in employment matters, and real estate and complex business disputes. She also assists clients with the creation of policies and procedures that will prevent litigation.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Thompson worked as the supervisor of a research team at a national healthcare-focused nonprofit organization. During law school, she externed for the Honorable Michael J. McShane in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon and clerked for the Oregon Department of Justice's Labor and Employment Section.