Catherine H. Thompson’s practice focuses on advising and counseling clients through investigations by federal and state enforcement authorities, conducting complex and sensitive internal investigations, and litigating complex civil claims.
Before joining Halpern May Ybarra Gelberg LLP, Ms. Thompson practiced at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Ms. Thompson earned her J.D. from the UCLA School of Law, where she graduated Order of the Coif. During her time in law school, Ms. Thompson served on the Women’s Law Journal and externed for the Honorable Otis D. Wright in the Central District of California. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, where she graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Psychology.
Prior to attending law school, Ms. Thompson served as a program coordinator for an educational non-profit foundation.