February 1, 2007
Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
P.O. Box 1018
Somerville, NJ 08876-1018
Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
Director of Marketing
(908) 722-0700, X-4224
M. Karen Thompson
To Participate in HR Roundtable
SOMERVILLE, NJ – M. Karen Thompson, a member of the law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will speak about workplace privacy issues at an HR Roundtable sponsored by the Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ). The Roundtable will be held the morning of February 7, 2007 at the offices of the CIANJ in Paramus, New Jersey.
For more information or to register, please visit the CIANJ web site at www.cianj.org.
Thompson, a resident of Warren, is a New Jersey Supreme Court Certified Civil Trial Attorney. Her practice currently is divided between products liability defense and employment litigation. She was recently named one of the Outstanding Women in Somerset County by the Commission on the Status of Women for her leadership role in a variety of legal and political organizations. She has authored numerous publications on a variety of subjects including products liability, directors’ and officers’ liability, and debtor-creditor issues.
Thompson received her J.D. from Rutgers University in 1978, and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Monmouth University in 1974. She is admitted to the New Jersey and New York Bars, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She is a member of the New Jersey State (Products Liability and Employment Law Sections) and Somerset County (Past President 1992-1993) Bar Associations, as well as the New Jersey Defense Association and the Defense Research Institute.
Thompson has been a member of the Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct since 1998. She served as a Commissioner of the New Jersey State Commission of Investigation from 1995-2001. She was a member of the Supreme Court Committee on Civil Practice from 1990-2000, as well as the Supreme Court Committee on Trial Attorney Certification from 1992-1998. Thompson is included in the Labor & Employment Law section of The Best Lawyers In America 2007.