Salt Lake City Business Lawyer Robert Thompson

Robert W. Thompson


Robert Thompson defends insureds in slip-and-fall, product liability, automobile, trucking, construction injury, construction defect, and other litigation matters.  He also defends insurance companies in first-party actions regarding coverage.  He has resolved cases through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, motion, and bench and jury trial. 
He provides insurance coverage opinions, examinations under oath, and assists in dealing with the insured and public adjusters in areas including construction, theft, water, fire, and property losses. He also provides assistance to individuals and groups with their music and entertainment law needs.


  • J.D., University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, 1996
  • B.S., University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management, 1992

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Utah State Bar
  • Minnesota State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah
  • Minnesota Supreme Court

• Utah Bar Association
• Utah Defense Lawyers Association – Board Member
• Defense Research Institute
• Salt Lake County Bar Association
• Minnesota Bar Association

  • Named by Best Lawyers® in America as 2021 Salt Lake City “Lawyer of the Year” in Insurance
  • Listed in Best Lawyers® in America for Insurance Law
  • Leeman v. Best Way:  Defending trucking company and driver in personal injury action.
  • Burgess v. Innovative Excavation:  Defending snow removal company in slip-and-fall claim.
  • Peterson v. Gray Hawk Construction:  Defending general contractor in construction defect case.
  • Tolboe v. Bishop:  Defending fatal automobile accident action.