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Richard Dickson Thompson

Richard Dickson Thompson, American lawyer. Bar: California 1980, United States District Court (southern district) California 1980. Former board trustees Los Angeles Copyright Society (former president). Member Order of the Coif, Phi beta Kappa.

Background

  • Thompson, Richard Dickson was born on August 14, 1955 in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. Son of Lawrence Sidney and Algernon Smith (Dickson) Thompson.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1977. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, 1980.

    Career

    • Associate Rosenfeld Meyer & Susman, Beverly Hills, California, 1980-1983, Silverberg Rosen Leon & Behr, Los Angeles, 1983-1986, associate partner, 1986-1989. Partner Silverberg Katz Thompson & Braun, Los Angeles, 1989-1995, Bloom, Hergott, Diemer, & Cook, Beverly Hills, California, 1995—2000. Senior vice president, corporation development then chief operating officer The Brodia Group, San Francisco, 2000—2002.

      Of counsel Bloom, Hergott Diemer Rosenthal & LaViolette, LLP, Beverly Hills, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1980, United States District Court (southern district) California 1980.

    Membership

    Former board trustees Los Angeles Copyright Society (former president). Member Order of the Coif, Phi beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Bobbi Dale Magidoff, August 3, 1980. Children: Anne Katherine, Harrison Asher, Tracey Ruth.
    • father: Lawrence Sidney Thompson
    • mother: Algernon Smith (Dickson) Thompson
    • spouse: Bobbi Dale Magidoff
    • children: Anne Katherine Thompson
    • Harrison Asher Thompson
    • Tracey Ruth Thompson
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    Born August 14, 1955
    (age 62)
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