Amy Thompson represents employers in a broad range of labor and employment matters arising under federal and state law. Amy’s practice includes representing employers in litigation in federal and state courts as well as before administrative agencies including actions involving:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act claims for discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor Management Relations Act
  • Unfair competition and trade secrets matters
  • State common law and statutory claims including wrongful discharge, constructive discharge, negligence, breach of contract, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and intentional interference
  • Class action defense, including wage and hour litigation under FLSA and state law

Amy also provides advice and counsel on various employment issues in such areas as disability accommodation requests, employee leaves of absence, investigations, performance management, discipline and termination issues, harassment and hostile work environment complaints, and compliance.

Prior to joining Littler, Amy was in-house labor and employment counsel for a large multistate hospitality corporation.  

Amy practiced as a registered dietitian prior to attending law school.

Affiliazioni professionali e istituzionali


Clark County Bar Association

Journal Committee Chair

Labor and Employment Section

State Bar of Nevada



Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America®


Named, Rising Star

Business Litigation and Employment Litigation Defense

Super Lawyers


Member, Pro Bono Project 50 Hour Club

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada

2010 - 2011

Recipient, Excellence for the Future Awards in Legal Drafting, Pre-trial Litigation, and Advanced Advocacy: Legislative Policy in Gaming Law

University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law

News, Analysis & Press

Blowing the Whistle on Employers: Differing Federal and State Approaches


April 2013

Gentlemen’s Clubs and Casinos in Las Vegas – Flirting with the Possibility of a Sexier Strip

Nevada Gaming Lawyer; UNLV Gaming Research and Review Journal, Vol. 14, Issue 1



  • Contributor, Labor and Employment chapter, Doing Business in Nevada, Fifth Edition, Lionel Sawyer & Collins, 2014

Speaking Engagements

Post Pandemic Remote Work: A Productivity Boon or a Collaboration Destroyer

Nevada Regional Employer Conference


Employment Law and Legislative Update: New Laws and Mandates in Nevada and What to Expect on a Federal Level

Nevada Virtual Regional Employer Conference

September 14, 2021

Legislative Update

Nevada Regional Employer Conference


Responding to Workplace Violence: What Would You Do If…

Nevada Regional Employer Conference


Digital Dangers: You Can't Handle the Truth!

Littler Executive Employer Conference, Phoenix, AZ



  • J.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, 2010
  • B.S., University of North Dakota, 2003summa cum laude

Foro di appartenenza



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • Nevada Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado