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, bench, and jury trial. 
He provides insurance coverage opinions and examinations under oath and assists in dealing with the insured and public adjusters in areas including construction, theft, water, fire, and property losses.  


  • 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
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah

• Utah Bar Association
• Utah Defense Lawyers Association – Board Member
• Defense Research Institute
• Salt Lake County 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
  • Rogerson v. Harley-Davidson: Defending dealership in product liability action.
  • Adams v. Home Depot: Defending retailer in injury case.
  • Johnson v. Best Chairs: Defending manufacturer in injury claim.
  • Dixon v. Lake: Defending motor vehicle accident action.