Venable LLP is pleased to announce that Craig A. Thompson has been chosen president-elect of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC). The election took place during the IADC annual meeting held at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Québec City, Québec, Canada. Craig will serve as president-elect for one year and become president in July of 2018.

Craig A. Thompson

Craig is a partner at Venable, and his primary office is in Baltimore, Md. Craig concentrates his practice on product liability, mass tort, and other complex litigation matters. He has served as national trial counsel, coordinating counsel, and as a subject-matter team member for national and international corporations and manufacturers. For several years, Craig chaired Venable’s Diversity Committee, and is currently a member of the firm’s Board of Directors.

Craig earned two bachelor of arts degrees from the University of Maryland, College Park, and currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of his alma mater. He earned his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law. More….