Quinton Thompson is an attorney devoted to representing the underdog and providing a voice to the voiceless. Mr. Thompson is currently a Personal Injury Litigation Associate at Morgan & Morgan’s Memphis office, where he primarily deals with automobile collisions, slip and falls, and wrongful deaths cases.
He earned his B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee Knoxville where he graduated magna cum laude with degrees in both Business Administration Management and Psychology. Mr. Thompson went on to earn his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2015. During law school, he was involved with several student organizations.
He was the President of the Black Law Student’s Association, one of the Executive Associate Justices of the Moot Court Board, and the Street Law Director for the Legal Aid Society. Vanderbilt Law School named Mr. Thompson the recipient of the Damali K. Booker Award, which is given each year to the third-year law student who has a keen dedication to legal activism and a demonstrated commitment to confronting social issues facing both Vanderbilt Law School and the greater Nashville community.
Immediately following law school, Mr. Thompson served as the Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow with the Mississippi Center for Justice in Indianola, MS. Over the course of his fellowship, Mr. Thompson counseled over 500 people about their criminal records, he was able to get 130 criminal arrests and convictions expunged, and he helped over 30 people obtain employment.
In addition to practicing law, Mr. Thompson also believes in giving back to his community, which is why he was elected to the Young Lawyers Division Board of the Memphis Bar Association. In addition, he is actively involved with the Tennessee Bar Association, the Tennessee Association for Justice, and the Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association.
He also serves on the Summer Law Internship Committee with the Memphis Bar Association. This committee assists with placing many minority high school students in internships with judges, law firms, corporate, and government entities all across the city every year.
- Tennessee, 2015
- Mississippi, 2016
- United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
- United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
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