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Philip H. Thompson Attorney at Law
Los Angeles Office
Senior Counsel
213-623-6336 fax
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Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California (J.D., 1983)
  • California State University, Northridge (B.A., cum laude, 1975)

Philip H. Thompson

Philip H. Thompson is a Senior Counsel in the Los Angeles office of Murchison & Cumming, LLP. He focuses his practice on coverage and bad faith. Mr. Thompson has more than 30 years of experience in insurance coverage, litigation, and subrogation matters, including numerous trials, arbitrations, mediations, and appeals. An expert in contractual risk transfer issues, he has recovered in excess of $11 million for clients.

Mr. Thompson has regularly published articles on insurance-related matters in industry and professional publications and has written over a thousand coverage opinions involving business disputes, construction defects, bodily injury, property damage, advertising injury and personal injury, under CGL, auto, homeowner’s and premises policies, primary, and excess.

Mr. Thompson is a member of the California State Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Southern California Defense Council. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Central and Eastern Districts of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Thompson has been recognized as a "Southern California Super Lawyer" for the past three years and is a past recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Real Property Law.

Mr. Thompson is a graduate of California State University, Northridge (B.A., cum laude) and Loyola Marymount University (J.D.).