Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis Ltd. | Michelle Thompson
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Michelle  E. Thompson


General Liability
Product Liability


Ms. Thompson graduated from Marquette University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in English.  She earned her Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law in 2016.


Ms. Thompson was admitted to the bar in November of 2016.  She was also admitted to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois in 2017. 
Michelle E. Thompson
Tel: 773-295-1336
Fax: 312-726-2273
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Michelle Thompson is a litigation associate with Lipe Lyons Murphy Nahrstadt & Pontikis Ltd. who focuses her practice on the defense of transportation liability, construction liability, premise liability, and product liability claims.  Ms. Thompson has experience advocating for clients in both state and federal courts.      

Prior to joining Lipe Lyons, Ms. Thompson worked at a Chicago litigation firm where she honed her courtroom and litigation skills.  There, she was instrumental in securing favorable settlements for her clients and gained extensive experience in all aspects of litigation leading to trial.

While in law school, Ms. Thompson was a member of the Appellate Moot Court Society and represented DePaul University College of Law in the William E. McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition.  She earned the CALI award for scoring the highest grade in Legal Writing and Research and was a teaching assistant in the legal writing and research program.

Professional Activities

Ms. Thompson is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • Women's Bar Association of Illinois
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • International Society of Primerus Law Firms.