Tanja L. Thompson Esq.

Littler Mendelson P.C.
Thompson, Tanja L.

Tanja L. Thompson is a Shareholder in the Memphis office of Littler Mendelson P.C. and Co-Chair of the firm's Labor Management Relations Practice Group. Ms. Thompson dedicates her practice to representing companies in the area of traditional labor law. Fortune 500 companies nationally as well as local employers across various industries, (including manufacturing, healthcare, services, and others), seek Ms. Thompson's expertise in remaining union-free and in managing their union-represented workplaces.

Her union-free efforts include campaigns, comprehensive union vulnerability assessments, human relations audits, communication strategies, and union avoidance and positive employee relations training. She has successfully represented companies throughout the country in union organizing campaigns.

For unionized clients, Ms. Thompson takes a proactive and assertive approach in representing clients’ interests at the bargaining table, in labor arbitrations, and in developing training and communication programs to ensure effective management under a collective bargaining agreement.

Ms. Thompson received her B.A. from Rhodes College and J.D. from the University of Memphis School of Law.

She is an Editor-in-Chief of the 2013 Supplement to the ABA/Bloomberg BNA treatise The Developing Labor Law: The Board, the Courts, and the National Labor Relations Act.