Leah is a litigation paralegal who supports attorneys in white-collar criminal matters, complex civil cases, and bankruptcy litigation.
Leah Thompson joined the Firm in November 2020. She is a paralegal that is skilled in research, document review, and document drafting and editing. She assists with various projects to prepare complex civil and criminal matters for hearings and trials. She also assists with the Firm’s day-to-day operations and communications with clients.
Most recently, Ms. Thompson served as lead paralegal at a criminal trial that was one of the first federal prosecutions under the CAN-SPAM Act. She was part of the team that secured a global misdemeanor settlement for her client and several other technology professionals who had been charged with violating the CAN-SPAM Act.
In 2021, Ms. Thompson was an integral part of the BKLW defense team that secured a misdemeanor deal for a medical professional charged with ten felonies alleging insurance fraud. On the eve of trial, the BKLW team negotiated a dismissal of all felony counts in exchange for a plea to two unrelated misdemeanors.
Ms. Thompson also assists in the Firm’s marketing through social media and email outreach. She is proficient with legal office technology, including various advanced e-discovery platforms.
Ms. Thompson graduated from the University of Southern California in 2010. She held various managerial positions at the university’s student run newspaper, The Daily Trojan, before graduating and working as a newspaper photographer and writer. Following a career in marketing and event coordination, she chose to pursue a career in the legal field to leverage her skills for research and communication.Download vCard