David J. Thompson concentrates his practice on health care law, with a focus on medical malpractice and long-term care defense. Mr. Thompson's cases cover a wide range of claims brought against hospitals and skilled nursing facilities throughout Illinois. Prior to joining Johnson and Bell, Mr. Thompson worked at two prominent plaintiff's personal injury law firms, prosecuting medical negligence and long-term abuse and neglect cases.
Mr. Thompson earned his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law. While earning his degree Mr. Thompson also received a certificate in criminal litigation, CALI Awards for Excellence, and numerous inclusions on the Dean's Honor List. Throughout law school Mr. Thompson worked as a law clerk for a personal injury law firm and acquired his Rule 711 license to practice law as a supervised student.
Mr. Thompson is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and Chicago Bar Association.