Overview

Nicolas Thompson is a litigation partner in Kirkland’s Houston office with broad experience in government and internal investigations as well as complex commercial litigation. He has represented clients in litigation involving the False Claims Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, health care fraud and securities fraud. He has also represented businesses at both the trial and appellate level in state and federal court in a variety of complex commercial litigation matters, with a particular focus on the energy and technology industries.

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Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2014Texas
  • 2011District of Columbia
  • 2010New York

Courts

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Education

  • Yale Law SchoolJ.D.2009

    Notes Editor, Yale Law Journal

    Olin Fellow in Law & Economics

  • Brigham Young UniversityB.A., Economics

    summa cum laude

    2004

    Gordon B. Hinckley Presidential Scholar

    National Merit Scholar