Crisis Response &
Incident Investigation


James A. Thompson Jr.

Washington: +1.202.383.0877
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  • Energy & Environmental Litigation
  • Government and Internal Investigations
  • Regulatory Compliance

Jim focuses on the ever-changing realm of environmental and energy regulations, advising industries and utilities on a wide range of challenging issues. With a depth of experience that includes a decade with the Environmental Protection Agency, he has helped multinational corporations achieve the best possible outcome when confronted with daunting government investigations. He has led exhaustive internal investigations to assist management in resolving litigation and avoiding potential criminal charges. In one case involving a Fortune 50 company, he assisted the CEO and General Counsel in negotiating a reasonable settlement with the federal government in a bet-the-ranch case. He also assists clients with establishing global training programs to ensure compliance as well as internal environmental management and compliance auditing systems. Read James Thompson’s full bio here.

June 28, 2017
Extension of FCPA Pilot Program Signals Commitment to Proactive Disclosure

The extended life of a Department of Justice program that promotes self-disclosure of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act signals a continued emphasis on individual culpability, according to two Eversheds Sutherland (US) lawyers experienced in defending against government investigations.

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