Daniel A. ThompsonAssociate Attorney
Daniel Thompson is an employment law and business litigation attorney at Davis & Wojcik, APLC. His academic accolades include a Juris Doctor from Western Sierra Law School and an LL.M. in Public Law and Policy from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law.
As one of eight children born to a small business owner, Mr. Thompson understands the struggles of small and family-owned businesses. Growing up in Fallbrook, Mr. Thompson experienced first-hand the growth of business in Temecula and the surrounding areas. His familiarity with government and business is what inspired him to become a business attorney.
As a Temecula employment lawyer, Mr. Thompson has an impressive track record of settling wrongful termination and discrimination claims. Other areas of expertise include retaliation, harassment, unpaid wages and meal and rest period violations. During his legal carrier, Mr. Thompson has represented corporations, public entities and individuals throughout California, including Riverside, San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura and San Bernardino counties.
Mr. Thompson has quickly gained a reputation as a proficient leader in the field of employment law and maintains a blog dedicated to subject. The blog articles and related videos discuss current issues involving the employment relationship with the purpose of educating both employers and employees on the requirements of California law. Interested readers can locate the blog at southerncaliforniaemploymentlaw.com.
In addition to litigation, Mr. Thompson offers a wide range of business services directed at ensuring that his business clients are compliant with state and federal law. These services include drafting employee handbooks and contracts, presenting employee trainings, participating in alternative dispute resolution and conducting workplace investigations.
Mr. Thompson is also an accomplished author and publisher. In 2013, he published “Peter Pomperfield and the Battle for Grandma’s House,” which was followed by two sequels, “Siege of Fair Oak Elementary” and “War for Camp Willalacky.” In addition, Mr. Thompson has republished many books that were seemingly lost to history, including two books written by his great grandfathers in the 1800’s.
He and his wife, Michelle, have been married for ten years and have three children.
J.D., Western Sierra Law School, San Diego, California
LL.M., McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
Major: Public Law and Policy
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