Brandon M. Thompson

Associate

Overview

Brandon M. Thompson focuses his practice on commercial litigation.

Brandon has handled a variety of matters at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal court.  He loves the challenge of tackling a complex case, regardless of the area of law.

During law school, Brandon served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Marcia G. Cooke of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.  He was also a Dean’s Fellow, assisting first-year students in the courses of Torts and Constitutional Law.  At the end of his third year of law school, a group of Brandon’s peers selected him to deliver the student commencement address at their graduation.

Before joining Novack and Macey LLP, Brandon was an associate with a commercial-litigation boutique in Miami, Florida.  He grew up in Northwest Indiana and currently lives in Chicago with his wife, Stephanie.

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 2007); Captain of the Men’s Varsity Swimming & Diving Team
  • University of Miami (J.D. 2010), Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif; Editor-in-Chief, Miami Law Review

Speeches & Publications

Answering a Call That Was Never Made: The Unwarranted Congressional Assault on Shearson/American Express, Inc. v. McMahon, 64 U. MIAMI L. REV. 339 (2009)

Looking Into the Crystal Ball—The Jurisprudential Possibilities for Buxton v. City of Plant City, 14 HOLY CROSS J.L. & PUB. POL’Y 147 (2010)