|NAME||Philip C. Thompson, Partner|
|EDUCATION||Washington & Lee University, B.A.
Washington & Lee University, J.D.
Emory University School of Law, LLM Program
NYU Tax Graduate Program
|BAR MEMBERSHIPS||State of Georgia, 1973|
|PRACTICE AREAS||Banking and Finance
Estate and Trust
International Business, Trade and Tax
Mergers and Acquisitions
Real Estate Capital Transactions
Philip C. Thompson, lawyer, private equity fund manager, educator and journalist; b. Baltimore, MD; parents, Earl Clinton and Virginia (Baugh) Thompson (St. Louis, Missouri) (deceased); married Julie Ann Young, children: Kathryn Adair, Julia Hamilton, Philip Clinton, Jr.; Bar: GA. 1973. Partner, Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Atlanta (formerly Hansell & Post) 1973-1986; Partner, Dow, Lohnes & Albertson, Atlanta 1986-1995; Partner, Arnall, Golden, Gregory LLP, Atlanta 1995-2004; Partner, Duane Morris LLP, Atlanta, 2005-2009; Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Atlanta 2009-2014; Partner, Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele, LLP Atlanta 2015-(current). Member: Capital City Club, Peachtree Presbyterian Church. Avocations: Global health and welfare missions, prison reform ministry, graduate school education, journalism, youth outreach programs, non-profit formation and governance.
Mr. Thompson is a 1968 graduate (Double Major – Political Science, Psychology) Washington & Lee University; 1971 graduate Washington & Lee University School of Law (Note Editor, Law Review); LLM Program (Tax) Emory University (Law School) 1974-75; NYU Graduate Tax Program (Summer 1980).
Mr. Thompson served a judicial clerkship to the Honorable Chief Judge Walter E. Hoffman, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia (Spring 1971-1972); 9th Circuit Court of Appeals (Summer 1972). He is a member of the Business, Real Estate and International Sections of the American Bar Association, as well as a Member of the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisition Committee of the Business Law Section; and the Commercial Transactions, M&A, and International Secured Transactions Committees of the International Law Section; State Bar of Georgia; Commerce Club of Atlanta (non-active); Lawyers Club of Atlanta (non-active); and the World Affairs Council of Atlanta (non-active).
He has been designated as a Guest Lecturer or Adjunct Professor at each of the Stern School of Business, NYU; Goizueta Business School, Emory University; Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University; Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University. He served on the Advisory Board of the Robinson College of Business/Georgia State (Real Estate Department). He has presented for the last twenty-five years as Guest Lecturer on cross-border investments and financings, corporate governance standards and cross-border M&A, both domestically and worldwide. He is a frequent Op-Ed contributor to such publications as Bloomberg, ABC and Law360.
Mr. Thompson has been listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers (Corporate/M&A) for twenty years and he has been recognized in Atlanta Magazine’s Corporate Counsel Super Lawyers and Martindale-Hubbell’s Guide to AV/Preeminent Lawyers (1990-2019), in each of the areas of Banking and Finance; Mergers & Acquisitions; and Real Estate. In 2015-2016 he was designated a “most recognized” cross-border business advisor in 1st Edition of Corp International Who’s Who of INTL Business Advisors. In 2017 he was recognized with Lifetime Achievement Awards from both Marquis Who’s Who and Martindale for preeminence in corporate and international law. In 2018-2019 he is listed biographical in Marquis Who’s Who “Top Lawyers in America – Best of the Best” publication for Mergers & Acquisitions & International Law.
Mr. Thompson served as a Captain in the USAR – 7th Squadron – 1st Cavalry, 194thArmored Brigade (Fort Knox, Kentucky) from Fall 1972 – Spring 1973.
He is proficient in German.