Denise Thompson

Denise Thompson

Denise Thompson is a successful trial attorney with extensive experience litigating matters before the state and federal courts in California. Ms. Thompson has tried numerous civil jury trials and arbitrations, including successfully trying and arbitrating high-exposure cases. She actively manages and participates in all aspects of her civil litigation practice. Ms. Thompson’s defense practice includes a broad range of litigation including general liability, professional liability, automobile, trucking, premises, negligent security, habitability, sexual assault/molestation, products liability, and toxic mold matters.

She was previously on the Staff Counsel Insurance Defense Committee of the State Bar of California from 2011 to 2015 and was the Chair of the Committee from 2012 to 2014. She was on the Executive Litigation Committee of the State Bar of California from 2014 to 2015. In 2018 Ms. Thompson received the honor of being named Rising Trial Lawyer by the Orange County Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
Ms. Thompson earned a B.A. from California State University Long Beach, and an M.B.A. and J.D. from Chapman University.


  • California, 2005

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

Long Beach

4500 E. Pacific Coast Highway, 4th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90804

San Francisco

101 Montgomery St., Suite 1800
San Francisco, CA 94104


3626 Fair Oaks Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, California 95864

Walnut Creek

1990 N California Blvd.
8th Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596