(Jackson, MS/August 28, 2012) J. Carter Thompson, of the law firm Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, has been named to the International Who's Who of Product Liability Defence Lawyers 2012. He is among only five Mississippi attorneys to be selected for inclusion in this list, which recognizes the world's leading product liability defense lawyers based on feedback from clients and peer attorneys.
A shareholder in the Firm's Jackson office, Mr. Thompson is the leader of the Product Liability and Mass Tort Group and former co-chair of the Drug, Device and Life Sciences Industry Group. He concentrates his practice in the national, regional and local defense of products liability matters, as well as drug and medical device, commercial and professional liability cases.
Mr. Thompson has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in the practice areas of product liability and mass tort litigation and personal injury litigation; by Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers as a leading commercial litigation lawyer in Mississippi; and by Mid-South Super Lawyers in the practice area of personal injury defense: products. He is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a member of the Product Liability Advisory Council and the Program Chair of the Drug & Device Committee of the Defense Research Institute.