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Timothy Thompson

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One Court Street
Alton, Illinois
62002
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Practice Areas:

  • Environmental Litigation
  • Mesothelioma & Asbestos

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Illinois, 1995
  • Wisconsin, 1994
  • Missouri, 2005
  • New York, 2019

Affiliations:

  • National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Education:

  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, J.D.  Honors: Graduated Magna Cum Laude; Order of John Marshall Recipient; Editor-in-Chief of The John Marshall Law Review (1993-1994)
  • DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, B.S.

Attorney Tim Thompson dedicates his practice to representing families that have been impacted by mesothelioma, a rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. As a shareholder in the Asbestos Department, Tim supervises a team of five attorneys that handle up to 50 mesothelioma cases each year throughout the United States. Over the course of his career, Tim and his team have represented hundreds of mesothelioma victims, recovering more than $500 million on their behalf.

As a seasoned mesothelioma attorney, Tim has developed a vast knowledge of mesothelioma and the products that lead to the development of this unique form of cancer. Tim and his team work with clients to develop a close relationship that provides them with a sense of confidence and trust during a very difficult time in their lives.

Tim is a member of several national and local bar associations and was recently named to the National Trial Lawyers Top 100.

One of the nation’s leading mesothelioma attorneys, Tim’s vast experience includes the following significant results:

  • $40 million verdict for a 17-year U.S. Navy boiler tender.
  • $30 million verdict for a California construction project manager.
  • $2 million for a Florida pipefitter.
  • $4 million for an Illinois union bricklayer.
  • $3 million a Tennessee union welder and pipefitter.
  • $3.7 million for an Illinois metal stamp operator and foreman.
  • $2 million for a Florida plumber.
  • $2.5 million for an Illinois machine operator.
  • $2.6 million for an Oklahoma maintenance mechanic.
  • $4.1 million for an Illinois sheet metal fabricator and installer.
  • $2.3 million for a Kansas maintenance operator and mechanic.
  • $2 million for a Massachusetts maintenance mechanic.
  • $2 million for an Ohio union laborer.
  • $2.2 million for a Pennsylvania laborer/foreman.
  • $3.3 million for an Illinois chemical engineer.
  • $2.1 million for a U.S. Navy Fireman who subsequently worked as a maintenance mechanic in Colorado.
  • $2.5 million for a Massachusetts landscaper/laborer.
  • $2.5 million for an Ohio maintenance worker.
  • $2 million for a U.S. Navy machinist who subsequently worked as a machinist in Iowa.
  • $2.6 million for a maintenance supervisor who worked in Florida and Georgia.
  • $2.5 million for an Illinois operator and maintenance worker.
  • $3 million for a professional mechanic who worked in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
  • $2.5 million in settlements for a Missouri elevator mechanic.
  • $2.1 million for a U.S. Navy electrician who subsequently worked as an electrician in Connecticut.
  • $2 million for a journeyman electrician in Michigan.
  • $2.8 million for a Pennsylvania maintenance mechanic.
  • $2.1 million for a Wyoming laborer and warehouseman.
  • $2.3 million for a Michigan automotive mechanic.
  • $3.6 million for an Illinois laborer.
  • $2.8 million for an Illinois maintenance mechanic.
  • $2.6 million for an Iowa plumber.
  • $2.4 million for an Illinois mechanic and fabricator.
  • $3.5 million for a New York operations foreman.
  • $2 million for a Pennsylvania laborer.
  • $2 million for a construction excavator in Michigan.
  • $2 million for a software engineer in Illinois.
  • $2 million for a laborer in Missouri.
  • $2 million for a U.S. Navy electrician who subsequently worked as an electrician in Ohio.
  • $1.9 million for a Wisconsin construction foreman.
  • $1.8 million for a Texas oil field worker.
  • $1.8 million for a Kentucky coal miner.
  • $1.6 million for a Wisconsin roofer.
  • $1.5 million for an Indiana laborer.

Outside of his legal practice, Tim enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters and participating in triathlons throughout the United States.