Jenner & Block

Wade A. Thomson is a litigator who concentrates primarily on complex commercial disputes.  He has significant experience in a variety of forums, including federal and state courts, arbitrations, and administrative hearings.  He is a trusted advisor to clients, particularly in complex contract disputes, having obtained significant victories in a variety of industries and helping clients mitigate risk and avoid unnecessary litigation.  In addition, Mr. Thomson works closely with the firm’s White Collar Defense & Investigation Practice, and has substantial experience with internal, government, and criminal investigations. He has also devoted a significant amount of his practice to media law.

Mr. Thomson has been recognized as one of the "40 Under Forty" attorneys in Illinois and as a "Rising Star" by Illinois Super Lawyers.  Mr. Thomson is a member of the firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation Practice and the Media and First Amendment Practice.  He serves on the firm’s Hiring Committee and its Pro Bono Committee and has received several awards for his pro bono work.