PeopleSunny J. Thompson
Sunny J. Thompson

Sunny J. Thompson

PeopleSunny J. Thompson

  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2008)
    • Order of the Coif
    • SMU Law Review Association, Associate Managing Editor
  • Vanderbilt University (B.A., Political Science and Spanish, magna cum laude, 2004)

  • D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center, Volunteer Attorney
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) 
  • Commercial Real Estate Women Network, DC Chapter (CREW DC)

  • "'Deaf Tester' Lawsuits Target Senior Living Providers," Co-Author, Seniors Housing Business (November 10, 2022)
  • “Battling Hydra, The 9-Headed Monster: Understanding Today’s Class Action and Multi-Facility Litigation Trends,” Presenter,  DRI’s Senior Housing and Long Term Care Litigation Seminar (September 8, 2022)
  • "Lawsuits Likely If CMS Mandates Provider COVID-19 Vaccines," Quoted, Inside Health Policy (August 12, 2021)
  • "Labor Challenges Persist for Providers in 2021," Author, McKnight's Senior Living (February 1, 2021)
  • "The Dodd-Frank Act: Two Years Later," Co-Author, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (October 10, 2012)
  • "CDOs: Bankruptcy Remote, Not Bankruptcy Proof," Co-Author, ABA Corporate Counsel Committee, Vol. 26, No. 2 (June 20, 2012)
  • "Dodd-Frank, One Year Later: A Primer on the Federal Rulemaking Process," Co-Author, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (August 2011)

  • Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll (2023)
  • DC Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Business Litigation (2013-2015)
  • Outstanding Young Associate, Human Rights Initiative (2010)

  • Multinational senior housing developer and operator, Vice President and Associate General Counsel (2015-2020)
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Litigation Associate (2008-2015)

  • District of Columbia
  • Texas

  • All State Courts in Texas
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Federal Court of Claims
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas