Overview

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

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.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Clark County Bar Association

Journal Committee Chair

Labor and Employment Section

State Bar of Nevada

2017-2018

Recognition

Named, Rising Star

Business Litigation and Employment Litigation Defense

Super Lawyers

2014-2015

Member, Pro Bono Project 50 Hour Club

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada

2010 - 2011

Named, Outstanding Student

William S. Boyd School of Law Community Service Program

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

Communique

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

2010

Books & Book Chapters

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

Education

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

Bar Admission

Nevada

Courts

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