Snell & Wilmer Partner Douglas Thompson Recognized as 2024 Visionary in the LA Times B2B...Magazine

LOS ANGELES - March 27, 2024 - PRLog -- Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that partner, Douglas A. Thompson (, ( has been recognized as a 2024 Visionary in the Los Angeles Times Banking and Finance: Trends, Updates, and Visionaries magazine ( According to the publication, the magazine highlights noteworthy senior-level executives for their successes and accomplishments during the last 24 months, as well as exemplary leadership within their organizations and communities across California.

Thompson defends class action litigation matters and represents financial institutions and businesses in related regulatory investigations. Throughout his career, he has represented banking services and other clients in more than 250 putative class actions and has been admitted pro hac vice in numerous federal district courts. He assists clients in mitigating emerging regulatory and litigation risk and collaborates with clients to champion inclusion, innovation, and thought leadership initiatives.

For financial institutions, he has defended claims under federal banking and consumer lending laws such as the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), and Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA). He also defends banking deposit operations claims, including claims challenging compliance with Know Your Customer (KYC) rules, claims involving alleged ACH and wire transfer frauds, business email compromise (BEC) claims, social engineering claims, privacy contract claims, and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) related issues. His extensive banking experience also covers claims concerning commercial banking rules such as swaps products, purported Ponzi schemes, and related alleged violations of state unfair and deceptive acts or practices (UDAP) statutes.

At Snell & Wilmer, Thompson is a member of both the firmwide Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee and the Pro Bono Committee. He frequently collaborates with clients to deliver pro bono services at clinics including name and gender marker change services, military veteran judgment expungement services, and the guardianship process, to name a few. Thompson received his B.A. from Tufts University, then earned his J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law.

About Snell & Wilmer
Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 500 attorneys practicing in 16 locations throughout the United States and in Mexico, including Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, California; Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Washington, D.C.; Boise, Idaho; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Portland, Oregon; Dallas, Texas; Salt Lake City, Utah; Seattle, Washington; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals, and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit (

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